Eurovision Song Contest Participants - Athens 2006

Fourteen countries are pre-qualified to the final.

(Country Singer Song Selection Date)

Denmark Sidsel Ben Semmane Twist of Love February 11th
France Virginie Pouchain Vous C'est Nous March 14th
Germany Texas Lightning No No Never March 9th
Greece Anna Vissi Everything March 14th
Israel Eddie Butler Ze Hazman March 15th
Latvia Cosmos I Hear Your Heart March 11th
Malta Fabrizio Faniello I Do February 4th
Moldova Arsenium & Natalia Gordienko Loca Internal Selection
Norway Christine Guldbrandsen Alvedansen (The Elf Dance) February 4th
Romania Mihai Trastariu Tornero (I will Return) February 26th
Spain Las Ketchup Bloody Mary February 27th
Switzerland Six4one If We All Give A Little Internal Selection
United Kingdom Daz Sampson Teenage Life March 4th


Semi-final participants
(Country Singer Song Selection Date)

Albania Luiz Ejlli Zjarr e ftohtë (Fire and cold)
December 18th 2005
Andorra Jenny Sense tu March 8th
Armenia André Without Your Love Internal Selection
Belgium Kate Ryan Je t'adore February 19th
Belarus Polina Smolova Mama Internal Selection
Bosnia and Herzegovina Hari Varešanovic Not selected
March 5th
Bulgaria Mariana Popova Let Me Cry March 11th
Croatia Severina Vuckovic Moja Stikla March 4th
Cyprus Annette Artani Why Angels Cry February 22nd
Estonia Sandra Oxenryd Through My Window February 4th
Finland Lordi Hard Rock Hallelujah March 10th
Iceland Silvía Nótt Til hamingju Ísland (Congratulations Iceland) February 18th
Ireland Brian Kennedy Every Song Is A Cry For Love
February 17th
Lithuania LT United We are the winners March 4th
Former Republic of Macedonia Elena Risteska Ninanajna
March 4th
Monaco Séverine Ferrer La Coco-Dance Internal Selection
Netherlands Treble Amambanda March 12th
Poland Ich Troje feat. Real McCoy Follow My Heart January 28th
Portugal Ich Troje feat. Real McCoy Follow My Heart March 10th
Russia Dima Bilan Never Let You Go Internal selection
Slovenia Anžej Dežan Mr. Nobody January 29th
Sweden Not selected Not selected March 18th
Turkey Sibel Tüzün Superstar March 4th
Ukraine Tina Karol I'm Your Queen March 11th