eurovision 1966

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.

Eurovision Song Contest 1966
ESC 1966 logo.png
Final date 5 March 1966
Venue Villa Louvigny
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Presenter(s) Josiane Chen
Conductor Jean Roderes
Host broadcaster Luxembourg CLT
Interval act Les Haricots Rouges
Number of entries 18
Debuting countries None
Returning countries None
Withdrawing countries None

Participating countries


The Eurovision Song Contest 1966 was the 11th edition and was held on 5 March 1966 in Luxembourg.1966 marked the year the first ever black singer graced the Eurovision stage, Milly Scott representing the Netherlands. She was also the first singer to use a portable microphone. This was also the last contest that Denmark participated in until 1978, more than a decade later.
During the dress rehearsal, the Italian pariticipant Domenico Modugno was not satisfied with the orchestra and left the stage in anger. It was uncertain if he was going to perform during the live show, but he sang his song Dio Come Ti Amo after all. The song later became a huge success in South America for Gigliola Cinquetti, the winner of the 1964 Eurovision Song Contest .The Austrian participant Udo Jürgens participated in the Eurovision Song Contest for the third consecutive time and finally, he managed to give the first ever victory to his native country with his song Merci Cherie. Udo later became one of the most-loved artists in the German-speaking countries.Future song contest hosts Lill Lindfors and Åse Kleveland took part in this contest as singers, finishing 2nd and 3rd respectively. In her performance, Åse ignored tradition and was the first woman not to wear a dress in the Eurovision Song Contest;

# Representing country Performer(s) Song title, writer(s) and composer(s) Points Place
01 Germany

Flag of Germany
Margot Eskens Die Zeiger Der Uhr 007 10
02 Denmark

Flag of Denmark
Ulla Pia Stop, Ja Stop – Ja Stop, Mens Legen Er Go 004 14
03 Belgium

Flag of Belgium
Tonia Un Peu De Poivre, Un Peu De Sel 014 04
04 Luxembourg

Flag of Luxembourg
Michèle Torr Ce Soir Je T’attendais 007 10
05 Yugoslavia

Flag of Yugoslavia
Berta Ambroz Brez Besed 009 07
06 Norway

Flag of Norway
Åse Kleveland Intet Er Nytt Under Solen 015 03
07 Finland

Flag of Finland
Ann-Christine Nyström Play-boy 007 10
08 Portugal

Flag of Portugal
Madalena Iglesias Ele E Ela 006 13
09 Austria

Flag of Austria
Udo Jürgens Merci Chérie 031 01
10 Sweden

Flag of Sweden
Lill Lindfors and Svante Thuresson Nygammal Vals Eller Hip Man Svinaherde 016 02
11 Spain

Flag of Spain
Raphael Yo Soy Aquél 009 07
12 Switzerland

Flag of Switzerland
Madeleine Pascal Ne Vois-tu Pas? 012 06
13 Monaco

Flag of Monaco
Tereza Bien Plus Fort 000 17
14 Italy

Flag of Italy
Domenico Modugno Dio Come Ti Amo 000 17
15 France

Flag of France
Dominique Walter Chez Nous 001 16
16 Netherlands

Flag of The Netherlands
Milly Scott Fernando En Philippo 002 15
17 Ireland

Flag of Ireland
Dickie Rock Come Back To Stay 014 04
18 United Kingdom

Flag of United KingdomBBC
Kenneth McKellar A Man Without Love 008 09

Returning artists

Artist Country Previous year(s)
Udo Jurgens  Austria 1964,1965
Domenico Modugno  Italy 1958,1959

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