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#ESC71: 50 Years On – Part 2/6

This week we are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the 1971 Eurovision Song Contest, on Saturday 3rd April – the first to be held in Ireland and the only Contest to be held at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin.

Over the course of the week, culminating on the 50th Anniversary, we will take a look back at all the participating entries in results order – from worst to winner. Today we reach the joint 14th and 13th placed entries.

=14th – Belgium

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Lily Castel & Jacques Raymond were the Belgian entry. They sang “Goeiemorgen, morgen” in Dublin, resulting in a joint 14th place and a total of 68 points. They came from:

  • 6 points – Finland, The Netherlands, Portugal and the United Kingdom
  • 5 points – France, Monaco and Sweden
  • 4 points – Ireland, Norway and Switzerland
  • 3 points – Austria, Italy and Yugoslavia
  • 2 points – Germany, Luxembourg, Malta and Spain

=14th – Yugoslavia

Video: YouTube/tasosk3

Krunoslav Slabinac was the Yugoslavian entry. He sang “Tvoj dječak je tužan” in Dublin, resulting in a joint 14th place and a total of 68 points. They came from:

  • 7 points – Germany
  • 6 points – Austria, France and Spain
  • 5 points – Ireland, Italy and Norway
  • 4 points – Monaco, the Netherlands and Portugal
  • 3 points – Finland and the United Kingdom
  • 2 points – Belgium, Luxembourg, Malta, Sweden and Switzerland

13th – Luxembourg

Video: YouTube/tasosk3

Monique Melsen was the Luxembourg entry. She sang “Pomme, pomp, pomme” in Dublin, resulting in a 13th place and a total of 70 points. They came from:

  • 7 points – Malta
  • 6 points – Monaco, Portugal and the United Kingdom
  • 5 points – Finland, France and Ireland
  • 4 points – Norway, Spain and Yugoslavia
  • 3 points – Belgium, Italy, the Netherlands and Switzerland
  • 2 points – Austria, Germany and Sweden

Join us back here tomorrow, as we look back at the 1971 Eurovision Song Contest, 50 years on – France, Ireland and Switzerland will be the three countries in focus.

Let us know what you think about the 1971 Eurovision Song Contest and its 50th Anniversary – either in the comments below or on our FACEBOOK and TWITTER pages.

Author: Richard Taylor

Source: Eurovision Ireland

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