Who is the only head of state to have stood on the stage in a final of the Eurovision Song Contest

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MUSIC QUESTION #5330

Who is the only head of state to have stood on the stage in a final of the Eurovision Song Contest

Viktor Yushchenko of Ukraine

Explanation

In 2005, Ukraine hosted the ESC after the country had won with the song "Wild Dances" by Ruslana the year before. A few months before, Ukraine had been through the Orange Revolution and the newly-elected president, Viktor Yushchenko, handed over the award to that year's winner from Greece.

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