Eurovision Trivia: So You Think You Know… Azerbaijan

Hot off the heels of them announcing their participation yesterday, it’s time for an Azerbaijan trivia quiz, the only Caucasian country to have won the contest so far.

With some weeks before we begin looking forward to Eurovision 2019, it’s that time in a Eurovision fan’s year to reflect on past years and all the good music and events they brought. And, also, some trivia.

So You Think You Know… is a new series that will arrive each Wednesday, each time focusing on a new active Eurovision country. We are continuing alphabetically. Belarus will be next.

What was Azerbaijan's debut entry?

How many times have Azerbaijan finished in the top 10?

Azerbaijan hosted the contest in 2012 in Baku. This was what first for the contest?

There were 42 nations at Baku, not 43, that record had been set the previous year. It was the first year with a new expanded final, however the contest had had that number in the final once before in 2003. And Euphoria was the second-highest scoring winner when it won, Fairytale in 2009 being higher scoring with 387 points.

Which Azerbaijan song has performed the best since 2014 (inclusive)?

What stage aid did Dilara's Start A Fire use?

Who has Azerbaijan given the most points to in the grand final of Eurovision?

Georgia has given them the most, but Ukraine has received the most.

Azerbaijan's host entry by Sabina Babayeva finished the highest a host entry has since the introduction of the semi-finals. What was it called?

Where have the majority of the songwriters of Azerbaijani entries come from?

The only entry that was 100% written by Azeris is Day After Day. Most of the rest have had Swedish involvement, although 'Hold Me' and 'X My Heart' were written by Greek composer Dimitris Kontopoulos

What was the original title of Azerbaijan's now cancelled National Final?

How old was Safura when she took to the stage with 'Drip Drop'?

Which UK city did Eurovision winner Nigar Jamal live in when she won?

Double ESC participant Elnur Huseynov, while ethnically Azeri, was not born in Azerbaijan. Which other former SSR was he born in?

If you haven’t already played them (or just want to play them again), check out the below links for the So You Think You Know… quizzes from past weeks.





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