Denmark's Emmelie de Forest wins Eurovision Song Contest

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Posted: May 18, 2013 6:40 PM
Denmark's Emmelie de Forest wins Eurovision Song Contest

MALMO, Sweden (Reuters) - Denmark won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday before an international TV audience of around 125 million, winning with the annual competition with a barefoot performance backed by flutes and drums.

The 20-year-old won with the song "Only Teardrops", competing against 25 other countries in a final held in Malmo in southern Sweden.

(Reporting by Mia Shanley)