After the Turkish Occupation (1974) in Cyprus Turkey make Eurovision a political movement and enter Twenty countries have registered to contest the 1975 held in Stockholm. The seventeen countries in 1974, Malta and Turkey the first time. Ultimately, however, only nineteen countries gave this in Sweden. Indeed, Greece, "for reasons unknown," according to the EBU, abstained from the competition in 1975. The possible scenarios are many, but among Europeans, the idea prevailed that our country did not want to been covered in a European institution in Turkey, the tragedy still fresh in Cyprus. The competition was conducted under a climate of strong opposition and protests by leftists.