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Eurovision Song Contest 1959
ESC 1959 logo
Theme -
Dates
Final date 11 March 1959
Host
Venue Palais des Festivals et des Congrès

Cannes, France

Presenter(s) Jacqueline Joubert
Conductor Franck Pourcel
Director Marcel Cravenne
Host broadcaster Radiodiffusion-Télévision Française (RTF)
Interval act None
Participants
Number of entries 11
Debuting countries Monaco
Returning countries United Kingdom
Withdrawing countries Luxembourg
Voting
Voting system Each country had 10 jury members who each awarded 1 point to their favourite song.
Nul points None
Winner Flag of the Netherlands.svg The Netherlands, "Een beetje"
Eurovision Song Contest
1958 Wiki Eurovision Heart (Infobox).svg 1960
The Eurovision Song Contest 1959 was the fourth edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest. 11 countries participated: France, Denmark, Italy, Monaco, The Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, Austria, United Kingdom, Belgium.

Participants

Draw Country Artist Song Language Place Points
01 France France Jean Philippe "Oui, oui, oui, oui" French 3 15
02 Denmark, eurovision Denmark Birthe Wilke "Uh, jeg ville ønske jeg var dig" Danish 5 12
03 Flag of Italy Italy Domenico Modugno "Piove (Ciao, ciao bambina)" Italian 6 9
04 Flag of Monaco Monaco Jacques Pills "Mon ami Pierrot" French 11 1
05 Flag of the Netherlands.svg The Netherlands Teddy Scholten "Een beetje" Dutch 1 21
06 Flag of Germany Germany Alice & Ellen Kessler "Heute Abend wollen wir tanzen geh'n" German 8 5
07 Flag of Sweden Sweden Brita Borg "Augustin" Swedish 9 4
08 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Christa Williams "Irgendwoher" German 4 14
09 Flag of Austria Austria Ferry Graf "Der K und K Kalypso aus Wien" German 9 4
10 Flag of the United Kingdom United Kingdom Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson "Sing, Little Birdie" English 2 16
11 Flag of Belgium Belgium Bob Benny "Hou toch van mij" Dutch 6 9

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