OGAE members in France, Portugal and Norway also pick Loreen as their favourite

As the countdown approaches the start of the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest the OGAE fan club members around Europe is casting their votes. This unofficial voting so far shows Sweden’s Loreen to be the big fan favourite this year.  

The official fan club of the Eurovision Song Contest, the OGAE
(Organisation Générale des Amateurs de l’Eurovision) has started its
annual voting with the members from 39 participating and
non-participating countries. OGAE club members in each
country are voting to predict the best entry for the 2012 Eurovision
Song Contest. As with the Eurovision Song Contest any OGAE club cannot give a single point
for their entry where they convert their member’s predictions to the
points from 1 to 8 and then 10 and 12 as in the contest.

The results come together in OGAE International’s poll and then the results are released by them. Firstly OGAE Bulgaria, OGAE Slovenia and OGAE Rest of the World announced their votes and they favourited Sweden, Spain and Iceland. Lately OGAE clubs in France, Portugal and Norway cast their votes.

OGAE France picked Sweden as their favourite and the rest of the results were:

12 points: Sweden
10 points: Cyprus
8 points: Norway
7 points: Italy
6 points: Iceland
5 points: Spain
4 points: Switzerland
3 points: Latvia
2 points: Estonia
1 point: Serbia

Then OGAE Portugal favourited Swedish Loreen and the rest of the results were:

12 points: Sweden
10 points: Spain
8 points: Serbia
7 points: Iceland
6 points: Italy
5 points: Cyprus
4 points: Germany
3 points: Estonia
2 points: France
1 point: Switzerland

At last, OGAE Norway preferred their neighbour, Sweden as well:

12 points: Sweden
10 points: Iceland
8 points: Serbia
7 points: Romania
6 points: Cyprus
5 points: Greece
4 points: The Netherlands
3 points: Russia
2 points: United Kingdom
1 point: Finland

After 6 out of 41 member club cast their voted, the scoreboard looks as:

1. Sweden 53 points
2. Iceland 38 points
3. Cyprus 28 points
4. Serbia 27 points
5. Spain 25 points
6. Romania 12 points
6. Russia 12 points
8. Estonia 10 points
8. Switzerland 10 points
8. Norway 10 points
11. The Netherlands 9 points
11. France 9 points
11. Greece 9 points
14. Italy 8 points
15. Denmark 7 points
15. United Kingdom 7 points
17. Slovakia 4 points
18. FYR Macedonia 3 points
18. San Marino 3 points
18. Latvia 3 points
21. Albania 2 points
22. Ireland 1 point

Below you can watch the top three countries’ preview video or you may visit our videopage for the all preview videos. Meanwhile, you can visit our page, EuroVideonary on YouTube to watch Eurovision in Concert performances in 3D.

Source: EuroVisionary
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