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Eurovision 1979


Israel

Eurovision Song Contest 1979 was the 24th Eurovision Song Contest and was held on 31 March 1979 in J
The victory of YIZAR COHEN and ALPHA BETA brought for the first time in 1979 the competition in Asia. The IBA (Israel's state television) insisted to hold the contest in Jerusalem, which was of course under draconian security measures. The Israeli television held a perfect competition and won the impressions especially during the break where folk dancing groups showed Jewish chorous.Ta quotes films, made using 5 mimon while only moving images of Greece also presenters. Unlike in 1978 were 19 countries since Turkey abstained, for political reasons, even after the draw for the display order of the songs. Also in 1979, is the holding last year after the Monaco (RMC) Radio Monte - Carlo was private. The "DSCHINGHIS KHAN" was a huge success throughout Europe. Spain and risked having pioneered the BETTY MISSIEGO and "SU CANCION" came the four children stressing the fact that 1979 has been proclaimed International Year of the Child. Spain voted last and preceding the scoreboard with a degree in Israel. He, however, ten degrees in Israel and in Spain finished in second place while Israel won for the second consecutive time in competition.The winning song "HALLELUJAH", talks about peace, love and friendship between the peoples of the world. Topical issue in Israel after a few days before the competition, Egypt and Israel had signed a peace treaty. The song had great success worldwide. The protapriliatiki even farce of Israeli radio, the day of the competition, was the announcement that "HALLELUJAH" established as the official national anthem of the country.


Portugal flagPortugal-1979-Sobe, sobe, balão sobe
Stage Appearance:1
Position:9
Points:64
Artist:Manuela Bravo

Italy flagItaly-1979-Raggio di luna
Stage Appearance:2
Position:15
Points:27
Artist:Matia Bazar

Denmark flagDenmark-1979-Disco tango
Stage Appearance:3
Position:6
Points:76
Artist:Tommy Seebach

Ireland flagIreland-1979-Happy man
Stage Appearance:4
Position:5
Points:80
Artist:Cathal Dunne

Finland flagFinland-1979-Katson sineen taivaan
Stage Appearance:5
Position:14
Points:38
Artist:Katri Helena

Monaco flagMonaco-1979-Notre vie c'est la musique
Stage Appearance:6
Position:16
Points:12
Artist:Laurent Vaguener

Greece flagGreece-1979-Socrati
Stage Appearance:7
Position:8
Points:69
Artist:Elpida

Switzerland flagSwitzerland-1979-Trödler & Co
Stage Appearance:8
Position:10
Points:60
Artist:Peter, Sue & Marc + Pf

Germany flagGermany-1979-Dschinghis Khan
Stage Appearance:9
Position:4
Points:86
Artist:Dschinghis Khan

Israel flagIsrael-1979-Hallelujah
Stage Appearance:10
Position:1
Points:125
Artist:Gali Atari & Milk and

France flagFrance-1979-Je suis l'enfant-soleil
Stage Appearance:11
Position:3
Points:106
Artist:Anne-Marie David

Belgium flagBelgium-1979-Hey nana
Stage Appearance:12
Position:18
Points:5
Artist:Micha Marah

Luxembourg flagLuxembourg-1979-J'ai déjà vu ça dans tes yeux
Stage Appearance:13
Position:13
Points:44
Artist:Jeane Manson

Netherlands flagNetherlands-1979-Colorado
Stage Appearance:14
Position:12
Points:51
Artist:Xandra

Sweden flagSweden-1979-Satellit
Stage Appearance:15
Position:17
Points:8
Artist:Ted Gärdestad

Norway flagNorway-1979-Oliver
Stage Appearance:16
Position:11
Points:57
Artist:Anita Skorgan

United-Kingdom flagUnited-Kingdom-1979-Mary Ann
Stage Appearance:17
Position:7
Points:83
Artist:Black Lace

Austria flagAustria-1979-Heute in Jerusalem
Stage Appearance:18
Position:18
Points:5
Artist:Christina Simon

Spain flagSpain-1979-Su cancian
Stage Appearance:19
Position:2
Points:116
Artist:Betty Missiego