The success of Lena is quite remarkable. She has won with the second biggest gap in Eurovision history, just after Alexander Rybak’s record. For Germany the victory means a lot. All over Germany there have been Eurovision parties, public viewing and the show had a market share of almost 50%. The Eurovision Song Contest has never been that big in Germany! There are hundreds of TV specials, where Lena plays the main role. You can see cars with German flags everywhere.
On Lena’s return at the Hanover airport thousands of fans have given Lena a very warm welcome. The major of Hanover congratulated her personally, she was allowed to undersign in the golden guest book of the city. There have been greetings from Angela Merkel and many politicians. They are all happy that Lena is going to be seen as a very positive German ambassador in Europe.