The top two countries of this contest were the same as the top two countries in the previous year Irish hosted the Eurovision in an equestrian center in the small village somewhere in the province of Millstreet in Cork. Other notable was that in 1993 broke all previous records of holdings, and 25 countries participated in the contest. The "fall" of communism and led to the dissolution of Intervision, a similar organization of Eurovision Eastern countries thirsted for representation in the song contest Eurovision. Seven converts have registered in 1993. Estonia, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia and the three former Yugoslav republics (Croatia, Slovenia and Bosnia-Herzegovina). EBU agreed to have a total of 25 countries in Millstreet. This was a qualifying among the seven new countries in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on 3 April 1993 that brought Slovenia, Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina in Ireland. Also dissolved Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) for political reasons was ostracized by the EBU and was not allowed to participate until 2002. notable is that for the second time in the history of the institution, after 1974 was heard in the performance of the Norwegian song "Alle mine tankar" and the Greek bouzouki by Lakis Karnezis. Frank Naef, EBU coordinator for the institution since 1978, withdrew due to retirement and replaced by the Danish Christian Klausen. The vote of 1993 was also exciting. Norway, Switzerland, United Kingdom and Ireland claimed the victory with the last be the third European country after France and Luxembourg reached 5 victories in the history of the competition of Eurovision. It should be noted that technical problems prevented Malta to announce the vote, in turn, and gave final.