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Azerbaijan celebrates Eurovision win

Azerbaijan has celebrated winning this year's Eurovision Song Contest which was held in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Eldar Gasimov and Nigar Jamal of Ell/Nikki were voted Europe's favourites, after scoring 221 points with their love song, Running Scared.

Azeri journalist Shain Abdasov told BBC News that he had hardly slept as the country celebrated the result.

  • 15 May 2011