What a fairytale…. Norway’s Alexander Rybak and the group Frikar won the Eurovision Song Contest convincingly with the song Fairytale.

Eurovision Song Contest is an annual music event where the European countries compete against each other. The show this year was held in Moscow, and is the most popular and most watched in Europe. 42 countries participated and via semifinals 25 of the countries melodies went to the final. Norway won with 387 points, the highest score ever achieved in the Eurovision Song Contest.

Fairytale became a huge hit in Norway after it won the national finals, its gratifying that the rest of Europe like the song as well. Fairytale is a catchy pop tune inspired by traditional Norwegian folk music that goes straight in to your ears. Great job Alexander, I am proud of you.

Please enjoy the music video below.

Official web site: Eurovision Song Contest