eurovision 1986

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 1986
ESC 1986 logo.png
Final date 3 May 1986
Venue Grieghallen
Presenter(s) Ase Kleveland
Conductor Egil Monn- Iversen
Director John Andreassen
Host broadcaster Norway NRK
Opening act Åse Kleveland singing “Welcome to Music”
Interval act Sissel Kyrkiebo and Steinar Ofsdal
Number of entries 20
Debuting countries
Returning countries
Withdrawing countries

participating countries

Norway’s beautiful city of Bergen had the honour of hosting the 1986 Eurovision Song Contest.For the first time, Norway had the honour of hosting the Eurovision Song Contest in its 31st edition. Just like in Munich the years earlier, 20 countries participated in the contest.The presenter was Åse Kleveland, a well-known folk guitarist who was President of the Norwegian Association of Musicians (and a former Eurovision entrant, in 1966).
The Netherlands and Yugoslavia returned, Italy and Greece withdrew from the from the contest.About Greece,The reason behind the withdrawal, was that the Eurovision contest coincided with Holy Saturday. Their entry would have been “Wagon-lit” performed by Polina. Also Iceland made their debut. Iceland had wanted to participate for some years already, but the small Atlantic island nation had to wait until a satellite connection to Iceland could be etablished. The 1986 Eurovision Song Contest also marked a historic landmark as the 500th Eurovision song was performed in Bergen – Luxembourg’s entry L’Amour De Ma Vie by Canadian-born Sherisse Laurence.
The 1986 contest was a first for Eurovision in that royalty were among the guests—Crown Prince Harald, Crown Princess Sonja, Princess Märtha Louise and Prince Haakon Magnus were all in attendance.Sandra Kim was the winner of this Eurovision with the song, “J’aime la vie”. Aged 13, Kim was the youngest ever Eurovision winner. Current rules require Eurovision Song Contest participants to be at least 16, so unless the rule is changed Kim’s record will never be broken. In the lyrics of her song, Kim claimed to be 15 years of age, but after the contest, it was revealed that she was actually 13. Switzerland, who finished second, appealed for her to be disqualified, but this was to no avail.

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

Flag of Luxembourg
Sherisse Laurence L’amour De Ma Vie 117 03
02 Yugoslavia

Flag of Yugoslavia
Doris Dragovic Zeljo Moja 049 11
03 France

Flag of France
Cocktail Chic Européennes 013 17
04 Norway

Flag of Norway
Ketil Stokkan Romeo 044 12
05 United Kingdom

Flag of United Kingdom
Ryder Runner In The Night 072 07
06 Iceland

Flag of Iceland
Icy Gleðibankinn 019 16
07 Netherlands

Flag of The Netherlands
Frizzle Sizzle Alles Heeft Ritme 040 13
08 Turkey

Flag of Turkey
Klips ve Onlar Halley 053 09
09 Spain

Flag of Spain
Cadillac Valentino 051 10
10 Switzerland

Flag of Switzerland
Daniela Simons Pas Pour Moi 140 02
11 Israel

Flag of Israel
Moti Galadi and Sarai Tzuriel Yavoh Yom 007 19
12 Ireland

Flag of Ireland
Luv Bug You Can Count On Me 096 04
13 Belgium

Flag of Belgium
Sandra Kim J’aime La Vie 176 01
14 Germany

Flag of Germany
Ingrid Peters Über Die Brücke Geh’n 062 08
15 Cyprus

Flag of Cyprus
Elpida Tora Zo 004 20
16 Austria

Flag of Austria
Timna Brauer Die Zeit Ist Einsam 012 18
17 Sweden

Flag of Sweden
Lasse Holm and Monica Törnell E’ De’ Det Här Du Kallar Kärlek 078 05
18 Denmark

Flag of Denmark
Lise Haavik and Trax Du Er Fuld Af Løgn 077 06
19 Finland

Flag of Finland
Kari Kuivalainen Päivä Kahden Ihmisen 022 15
20 Portugal

Flag of Portugal
Dora Não Sejas Mau Para Mim 028 14

Returning artists

Artist Country Previous year(s)
Elpida  Cyprus 1979 (for Greece)

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