2005

A list of people who took part in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2005.

The Contest was hosted by Maria Efrosinina and Pavlo Shylko at the Palace of Sports in Kyiv, Ukraine.

See national final entries for 2005.

Writers with multiple songs in 2005

NameSongs
Bernd Meinunger2
David Brandes2
Jane Tempest2

Artists who had performed at Eurovision before 2005

NamePrevious appearances
Åshild Kristin Stensrud6
Alexandros Panayi4
Peter Busborg4
Dea Norberg4
Jenny Pettersson3
Kenny Lübcke3
Constantinos Christoforou2
Victoria Chalkitis2
Hanna-Riikka Siitonen2
Regína Ósk2
Selma Björnsdóttir1
Elina Konstantopoulou1
Helena Paparizou1
Chriso Stamatopoulou1
Charles Salter1
Anabel Conde1
Chiara1
Mija Martina1

Writers who had written Eurovisions songs before 2005

NamePrevious songs
Bernd Meinunger14
Nikos Terzis3
Bobby Ljunggren2
Erdinç Tunç2
Urša Vlašič2
Alec Mansion1
Milan Perić1
José Da Ponte1
Philippe Bosco1
Nektarios Tyrakis1
Þorvaldur Bjarni Þorvaldsson1
Andrej Babić1
Mika Toivanen1
Mārtiņš Freimanis1

Artists who performed in 2005

Named artists Named artist Backing artists Backing artist
Albania Neser Shkoj
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Adrian Hila, Pandi Laço, Sidorela Risto
Spokesperson  Zhani Ciko
Andorra   List of performers is complete La Mirada Interior
Writer Rafael Artesero, Daniel Aragay, Rafael Fernández
Spokesperson  Ruth Gumbau
Austria   List of performers is complete Y Así
Writer Edi Köhldorfer, Christof Spörk
Spokesperson  Dodo Roščić
Belarus Love Me Tonight
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Nikos Terzis, Nektarios Tyrakis
Spokesperson  Elena Ponomareva
Belgium   List of performers is complete Le Grand Soir
Writer Alec Mansion, Frédéric Zeiton
Spokesperson  Armelle Gysen
Bosnia & Herzegovina Zovi
Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Andrej Babić
Spokesperson  Ana Mirjana Račanović
Bulgaria   List of performers is complete Lorraine
Writer Vesselin Ivanov, Orlin Pavlov
Spokesperson  Evgenia Atanasova
Croatia   List of performers is complete Vukovi Umiru Sami
Writer Franjo Valentić, Boris Novković
Spokesperson  Barbara Kolar
Cyprus   List of performers is complete Ela Ela
Writer Constantinos Christoforou
Spokesperson  Melani Steliou
Denmark   List of performers is complete Talking To You
Writer Andreas Mørck, Jacob Launbjerg
Spokesperson  Gry Johansen
Estonia   List of performers is complete Let's Get Loud
Writer Sven Lõhmus
Spokesperson  Maarja-Liis Ilus
Finland   List of performers is complete Why
Writer Mika Toivanen, Steven Stewart
Spokesperson  Jari Sillanpää
France Chacun Pense à Soi
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Ortal Malka, Saad Tabainet
Spokesperson  Marie Myriam
Germany Run & Hide
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer David Brandes, Jane Tempest, Bernd Meinunger
Spokesperson  Thomas Hermanns
Greece   List of performers is complete My Number One[Winning song]
Writer Christos Dantis, Natalia Germanou
Spokesperson  Alexis Kostalas
Hungary   List of performers is complete Forogj Világ
Writer Szabolcs Harmath, Atilla Valla
Spokesperson  Zsuzsa Demcsák
Iceland If I Had Your Love
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Vignir Vigfusson, Þorvaldur Bjarni Þorvaldsson, Linda Thompson
Spokesperson  Ragnhildur Steinunn Jónsdóttir
Ireland   List of performers is complete Love?
Writer Karl Broderick
Spokesperson  Dana
Israel   List of performers is complete Hasheket Shenish'ar
Writer Pini Aronbayev, Eyal Shachar
Spokesperson  Dana Herman
Latvia   List of performers is complete The War Is Not Over
Writer Mārtiņš Freimanis
Spokesperson  Marie N
Lithuania   List of performers is complete Little By Little
Writer Bobby Ljunggren, William Butt
Spokesperson  Rolandas Vilkončius
Malta   List of performers is complete Angel
Writer Chiara
Spokesperson  Valerie Vella
Moldova   List of performers is complete Boonika Bate Toba
Writer Mihai Gîncu, Roman Iagupov
Spokesperson  Elena Camerzan
Monaco Tout De Moi
Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Philippe Bosco
Spokesperson  Anne Allegrini
Netherlands   List of performers is complete My Impossible Dream
Writer Robert D. Fisher, Bruce Smith
Spokesperson  Nancy Coolen
North Macedonia Make My Day
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Dragan Vučić, Branka Kostić
Spokesperson  Karolina Gočeva
Norway   List of performers is complete In My Dreams
Writer Trond Holter
Spokesperson  Ingvild Helljesen
Poland   List of performers is complete Czarna Dziewczyna
Writer Łukasz Lazer, Ivan Komarenko, Paweł Radziszewski
Spokesperson  Maciej Orłoś
Portugal   List of performers is complete Amar
Writer Alexandre Honrado, Ernesto Leite, José Da Ponte
Spokesperson  Isabel Angelino
Romania   List of performers is complete Let Me Try
Writer Cristian Faur
Spokesperson  Berti Barbera
Russia   List of performers is complete Nobody Hurt No One
Writer Viktor Drobysh, Jussi-Pekka Järvinen, Mary Susan Applegate
Spokesperson  Yana Churikova
Serbia & Montenegro   List of performers is complete Zauvijek Moja
Writer Slaven Knezović, Milan Perić
Spokesperson  Nina Radulović
Slovenia   List of performers is complete Stop
Writer Omar Naber, Urša Vlašič
Spokesperson  Katarina Čas
Spain   List of performers is complete Brujería
Writer Alfredo Panebianco
Spokesperson  Ainhoa Arbizu
Sweden   List of performers is complete Las Vegas
Writer Johan Fransson, Niklas Edberger, Tim Larsson, Tobias Lundgren
Spokesperson  Annika Jankell
Switzerland Cool Vibes
Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer David Brandes, Jane Tempest, Bernd Meinunger
Spokesperson  Cécile Bähler
Turkey   List of performers is complete Rimi Rimi Ley
Writer Erdinç Tunç, Göksan Arman
Spokesperson  Meltem Ersan Yazgan
Ukraine Razom Nas Bahato
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Mikola Kulinich, Roman Kalyn, Roman Kostyuk
Spokesperson  Maria Orlova
United Kingdom Touch My Fire
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer John Themis, Javine Hylton
Spokesperson  Cheryl Baker
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