The Best of Eurovision was a unique one-off contest, held in Hamburg, Germany, on 20 May 2006. Its aim was to determine the best song from the Eurovision Song Contest, by means of an opinion poll. Eurovision winners and German Eurovision entries competed. Only entries from 1960 to 2005 were included in the contest. On the television programme "Best of Eurovision", Ruslana's "Wild Dances" was presented as the winner, ahead of famous songs, such as "Waterloo" and Germany's "Ein bisschen Frieden", which finished sixth and twelfth, respectively; the programme was viewed by a television audience of six million people in Germany. The top nineteen Eurovision acts voted for in an online poll participated in the live show. No acts were performed live but their original performances in their respective years was shown to viewers instead. After all nineteen songs were shown the voting lines opened by televote and once again via online poll. All votes were counted as the final results. At the end of the show Ruslana was announced as the winner with a 7251 vote lead over runner-up Sertab Erener.
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Jhalda was an assembly constituency in Purulia district in the Indian state of West Bengal. As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Commission, Jhalda ceased to exist from 2011, it was part of Purulia. In the 2006 and 2001 state assembly elections, Nepal Mahata, Congress/ Independent, won the Jhalda assembly seat, defeating his nearest rivals, Ashim Singha of Forward Bloc and Satya Ranjan Mahato of Forward Bloc. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Satya Ranjan Mahato of Forward Bloc defeated Subhas Chandra Mahato of Congress in 1996, 1991 and 1987. Subhas Chandra Mahato of Congress defeated Satya Ranjan Mahato of Forward Bloc in 1982. Satya Ranjan Mahato of Forward Bloc defeated Subhas Chandra Mahato of Congress in 1977. Kinkar Mahato of Congress won in 1972 and 1971. Debendra Nath Mahato of Congress won in 1969. C. Mahato of Forward Bloc won in 1967. Debendra Nath Mahato of Congress won in 1962, 1957 and in independent India’s first election in 1951 when the areas now in Purulia district were part of Bihar
Ifar "Eef" Barzelay is an Israeli-American musician. He is the principal songwriter and singer of alternative country band Clem Snide, but has toured as a solo act, both as a headliner and in support of various artists such as Ben Folds. Born in Tel Aviv, Israel on May 12, 1970, Barzelay grew up in Teaneck, New Jersey, attended Teaneck High School. In 2006, Barzelay released his debut solo album entitled Bitter Honey. In 2007, he composed many original tracks for the film Rocket Science. Barzelay's second solo album, Lose Big, was released on June 2008, on 429 records. In 2009, Barzelay reformed Clem Snide. At the A. V. Fest 2011 in Chicago, Barzelay performed the music of the popular rock band Journey. In 2014 Barzelay recorded a version of Bee Gees's "How Can You Mend a Broken Heart" for a fundraising CD titled "More Super Hits Of The Seventies" for radio station WFMU, he wrote and recorded five songs for the Rudderless soundtrack such as "Sam Spirals" and "A Day on the Water". Bitter Honey – spinART – February 21, 2006 Rocket Science - Lakeshore Records – August 7, 2007 Lose Big – 429 Records – June 17, 2008 Black Tin Rocket: Songs of the Transmissionary Six EP - Bandcamp release – March 14, 2011 Bitter Honey – Bandcamp Release – March 31, 2011 Clem Snide's Journey - Bandcamp release – June 29, 2011 Fan Chosen Covers Bandcamp release – September 20, 2011 Girls Come First Bandcamp release – March 4, 2015 2007 Eef Barzelay Interview at Bandega.com Eef Barzelay 15-05-2008 on Program tv Tesis of Canal 2 Andalusia ClemSnide.com