2006

A list of people who took part in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2006.

The Contest was hosted by Maria Menounos and Sakis Rouvas at the Olympic Indoor Hall in Athens, Greece.

See national final entries for 2006.

Artists who had performed at Eurovision before 2006

NamePrevious appearances
Åshild Kristin Stensrud7
Dea Norberg5
Sigríður Beinteinsdóttir3
Jelena Juzvik3
Martin Kagemark2
Anna Vissi2
Ivana Čabraja2
Carola Häggkvist2
Belinda Sánchez Leal2
Britta Bergström2
Pétur Örn Guðmundsson1
Ortal Ofek1
Viktoras Diawara1
Fabrizio Faniello1
Thérèse Löf1
Antonis Dominos1
Aleksandra Pileva1
Johan Röhr1
Tinka Milinović1
Caroline Jönsson1
Izo Kolečić1
Juris Lisenko1
Jacek Łągwa1
Karianne Kjærnes1
Justyna Majkowska1
Jeanette Olsson1
Michał Wiśniewski1
Stjepan Večković1
Riana Athanasiou1
Dagmar Oja1
Christina Boelskifte1
Eddie Butler1

Writers who had written Eurovisions songs before 2006

NamePrevious songs
Ralph Siegel17
Bernd Meinunger16
Urša Vlašič3
Bobby Ljunggren3
Matjaž Vlašič2
Jana Hallas2
Ilmar Laisaar2
Alar Kotkas2
Pearu Paulus2
Philippe Bosco2
Þorvaldur Bjarni Þorvaldsson2
Anna Vissi1
Thomas G:son1
Boris Novković1
André Franke1
Guntars Račs1
Viktoras Diawara1
Rafael Artesero1
Željko Joksimović1
Franjo Valentić1
Michał Wiśniewski1
Karen Kavaleryan1
Irina Antonyan1
Peter Yiannakis1
Fahrudin P.-Peca1

Artists who performed in 2006

Named artists Named artist Backing artists Backing artist
Albania Zjarr E Ftohtë
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Klodian Qafoku, Dr. Flori
Spokesperson  Leon Menkshi
Andorra Sense Tu
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Rafael Artesero, Joan Antoni Rechi
Spokesperson  Xavi Palma
Armenia Without Your Love
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Armen Martirosyan, Catherine Bekian
Spokesperson  Gohar Gasparyan
Belarus Mum
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Sergey Sukhomlin, Andrey Kostiugov
Spokesperson  Corrianna
Belgium   List of performers is complete Je T'adore
Writer Kate Ryan, Lisa Greene, Niclas Kings, Niklas Bergwall
Spokesperson  Yasmine
Bosnia & Herzegovina   List of performers is complete Lejla
Writer Željko Joksimović, Dejan Ivanović, Fahrudin P.-Peca
Spokesperson  Vesna Andrée Zaimović
Bulgaria Let Me Cry
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Dani Milev, Elina Gavrilova
Spokesperson  Dragomir Simeonov
Croatia   List of performers is complete Moja Stikla
Writer Boris Novković, Franjo Valentić, Severina
Spokesperson  Mila Horvat
Cyprus   List of performers is complete Why Angels Cry
Writer Peter Yiannakis
Spokesperson  Constantinos Christoforou
Denmark   List of performers is complete Twist of Love
Writer Niels Drevsholt
Spokesperson  Jørgen de Mylius
Estonia   List of performers is complete Through My Window
Writer Alar Kotkas, Ilmar Laisaar, Pearu Paulus, Jana Hallas
Spokesperson  Evelin Samuel
Finland   List of performers is complete Hard Rock Hallelujah[Winning song]
Writer Mr Lordi
Spokesperson  Nina Tapio
France   List of performers is complete Il était Temps
Writer Corneille
Spokesperson  Sophie Jovillard
Germany   List of performers is complete No, No, Never
Writer Jane Comerford
Spokesperson  Thomas Hermanns
Greece   List of performers is complete Everything
Writer Nikos Karvelas, Anna Vissi
Spokesperson  Alexis Kostalas
Iceland   List of performers is complete Congratulations
Writer Þorvaldur Bjarni Þorvaldsson, Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir
Spokesperson  Ragnhildur Steinunn Jónsdóttir
Ireland   List of performers is complete Every Song Is A Cry For Love
Writer Brian Kennedy
Spokesperson  Eimear Quinn
Israel   List of performers is complete Ze Hazman
Writer Eddie Butler, Orly Burg, Osnat Tsabag
Spokesperson  Dana Herman
Latvia   List of performers is complete I Hear Your Heart
Writer Andris Sējāns, Reinis Sējāns, Guntars Račs, Molly-A. Leikin
Spokesperson  Mārtiņš Freimanis
Lithuania   List of performers is complete We Are The Winners
Writer Andrius Mamontovas, Saulius Urbonavičius, Viktoras Diawara
Spokesperson  Lavija Šurnaitė
Malta I Do
Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Aldo Spiteri, Fabrizio Faniello
Spokesperson  Moira Delia
Moldova Loca
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Arsenium
Spokesperson  Svetlana Cocoş
Monaco La Coco-dance
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Iren Bo, Philippe Bosco
Spokesperson  Églantine Eméyé
Netherlands   List of performers is complete Amambanda
Writer Caroline Hoffman, Djem van Dijk, Niña van Dijk
Spokesperson  Paul de Leeuw
North Macedonia   List of performers is complete Ninanajna
Writer Darko Dimitrov, Vrčak
Spokesperson  Martin Vučić
Norway   List of performers is complete Alvedansen
Writer Atle Halstensen, Kjetil Fluge
Spokesperson  Ingvild Helljesen
Poland   List of performers is complete Follow My Heart
Writer André Franke, Michał Wiśniewski, Olaf Jeglitza, William Lennox
Spokesperson  Maciej Orłoś
Portugal Coisas De Nada
Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Elvis Veiguinha, José Manuel Afonso
Spokesperson  Cristina Alves
Romania   List of performers is complete Tornero
Writer Eduard Cîrcotă, Cristian Hriscu, Mihaela Deac
Spokesperson  Andreea Marin Bănică
Russia   List of performers is complete Never Let You Go
Writer Alexander Lunyev, Irina Antonyan, Karen Kavaleryan
Spokesperson  Yana Churikova
Serbia & Montenegro
Spokesperson  Jovana Janković
Slovenia   List of performers is complete Mr Nobody
Writer Matjaž Vlašič, Urša Vlašič
Spokesperson  Peter Poles
Spain   List of performers is complete Bloody Mary
Writer Queco
Spokesperson  Sonia Ferrer
Sweden   List of performers is complete Invincible
Writer Bobby Ljunggren, Henrik Wikström, Thomas G:son, Carola Häggkvist
Spokesperson  Jovan Radomir
Switzerland   List of performers is complete If We All Give A Little
Writer Ralph Siegel, Bernd Meinunger
Spokesperson  Jubaira Bachmann
Turkey   List of performers is complete Superstar
Writer Sibel Tüzün
Spokesperson  Meltem Ersan Yazgan
Ukraine Show Me Your Love
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Mikhail Nekrasov, Tina Karol, Pavlo Shylko
Spokesperson  Igor Posypaiko
United Kingdom   List of performers is complete Teenage Life
Writer Daz Sampson, John Matthews
Spokesperson  Fearne Cotton
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