all time rank: the position that the country and the song have between all the eurovision songs
chart from the game vote for the best eurovision song.
The Netherlands had the honour of hosting the third Eurovision Song Contest. The 1958 contest took place at the television studios in Hilversum, the ‘media capital’ of the Netherlands. For the occasion, the venue was decorated with thousands of tulips.The Eurovision Song Contest 1958 was the third Eurovision Song Contest and was held on 12 March 1958 in Hilversum. France’s win was their first. It was the last time to date that the United Kingdom did not enter the contest.Together with 1956, it is the only contest that has not featured a single song in the English language.
Despite ending third, the Italian entry Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu by Domenico Modugno became a worldwide hit and to date, it is one of the most successful songs in the history of the Eurovision Song Contest even if it is better known under the title Volare. Domenico even managed to reach the No.1 spot in the US-American Billboard Charts with his song and was also awarded three Grammies. Also,Sweden, a country that would later be one of the most successful in the contest, debuted this year.Had sent Alice Babs but it was not enough to stop France from getting the trophy with the song Dors, Mon Amour, performed by André Claveau.
The juries were not in the studio as in 1956. As in 1957, this year they stayed in their own countries, listening to the event. Once the songs had all been sung, juries sent their results via telephone.
The interval acts was music by the Metropole Orkest, under the lead of conductor Dolf van der Linden. This year, there were two interval acts; one in the middle, one after all the songs were played.
|#||Representing country||Performer(s)||Song title, writer(s) and composer(s)||Points||Place|
||Domenico Modugno||Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu||013||03|
||Corry Brokken||Heel De Wereld||001||09|
||André Claveau||Dors Mon Amour||027||01|
||Solange Berry||Un Grand Amour||001||09|
||Alice Babs||Lilla Stjärna||010||04|
||Raquel Rastenni||Jeg Rev Et Blad Ud Af Min Dagbog||003||08|
|Fud Leclerc||Ma Petite Chatte||008||05|
||Margot Hielscher||Für Zwei Groschen Musik||005||07|
||Liane Augustin||Die Ganze Welt Braucht Liebe||008||05|
|Corry Brokken||Netherlands||1956,1957 (winner)|
|Lys Assia||Switzerland||1956 (winner), 1957|