Amid the traditional glitz and glamour of the Eurovision Song Contest, it was the unaffected charm of 19 year old Lena which captured the hearts of viewers.
She’s the second-ever German winner of the competition, which was hosted by last year’s winners Norway. The bubbly teenager described her shock as she realised she’d beaten the 24 other contestants.
Professional judges account for 50 percent of the performers score, while the other half comes from telephone and SMS votes. Fans are unable to vote for their own country’s entry.
The competition is one of Europe’s most watched television programmes.