Cyprus came so close but fell short in the end!
In a nail-biting final Cyprus claimed 2nd place in the Eurovision song contest which took place in Lisbon, Portugal on Saturday night.
The song “Fuego” won the hearts of Europe however it was Israel who claimed victory in the competiton with the song “Toy” by Netta and that means next year’s competition will take place in Israel.
The final standings show that Israel take first with 529 points, Cyprus runners up with 436 points and Austria edging Germany in third with 342 points.
Here is Eleni Foureira’s grand final performance :