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Eurovision Song Contest 1962
ESC 1962 logo
Theme TBA
Dates
Final date 18 March 1962
Host
Venue Villa Louvigny

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Presenter(s) Mireille Delannoy
Conductor Jean Roderès
Host broadcaster Compagnie Luxembourgeoise de Télédiffusion (CLT)
Interval act Achille Zavatta
Participants
Number of entries 16
Debuting countries None
Returning countries None
Withdrawing countries None
Voting
Voting system Each country had 10 jury members who awarded their three favourite songs 3, 2, and 1 points in order. All those points would then be added up and the song with the most points is declared the winner.
Nul points Flag of Austria Austria
Flag of Belgium Belgium
Flag of the Netherlands.svg The Netherlands
Flag of Spain.svg Spain
Winner France France
"Un premier amour"
Eurovision Song Contest
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The Eurovision Song Contest 1962 was the seventh edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest, held on Sunday 18 March 1962 at the Villa Louvigny in Luxembourg.

The contest was won for a third time by France with the song "Un premier amour'", performed by Isabelle Aubret. This marked the first time a country had won three contests. Austria, Belgium, Netherlands, and Spain all scored "nul points" for the first time.

Location

400px-Villa Louvigny 2008

Villa Louvigny, Luxembourg - host venue of the 1962 contest.

The 1962 Eurovision Song Contest was hosted in Luxembourg City. The venue chosen to host the 1962 contest was the Villa Louvigny. The building served as the headquarters of Compagnie Luxembourgeoise de Télédiffusion, the forerunner of RTL Group. It is located in Municipal Park, in the Ville Haute quarter of the centre of the city.

Format

The 1962 Eurovision Song Contest was hosted in Luxembourg City. The venue chosen to host the 1962 contest was the Villa Louvigny. The building served as the headquarters of Compagnie Luxembourgeoise de Télédiffusion, the forerunner of RTL Group. It is located in Municipal Park, in the Ville Haute quarter of the centre of the city.

Participating countries

Further information: List of countries in the Eurovision Song Contest

All countries who participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 1961 returned for a second consecutive year, with no new countries making a début, nor any nations returning or withdrawing.

Conductors

Each performance had a conductor who maestro the orchestra.

Returning artists

The contest saw the return of four artists this year, with three artists having previously participated in the 1960. Camillo Felgen for Luxembourg; François Deguelt for Monaco; and Fud Leclerc making his fourth appearance for Belgium, having also been present at the 1956 and 1958 contests. Jean Philippe, having previous represented France in 1959, returned to the contest as a representative for Switzerland.

Results

Draw Country Artist Song Language Place Points
01 Flag of Finland Finland Marion Rung "Tipt-tii" Finnish 7 4
02 Flag of Belgium Belgium Fud Leclerc "Ton nom" French 13 0
03 Flag of Spain.svg Spain Victor Balaguer "Llámame" Spanish 13 0
04 Flag of Austria Austria Eleonore Schwarz "Nur in der Wiener Luft" German 13 0
05 Denmark, eurovision Denmark Ellen Winther "Vuggevise" Danish 10 2
06 Flag of Sweden Sweden Inger Berggren "Sol och vår" Swedish 7 4
07 Flag of Germany Germany Conny Froboess "Zwei kleine Italiener" German 6 9
08 Flag of the Netherlands.svg The Netherlands De Spelbrekers "Katinka" Dutch 13 0
09 France France Isabelle Aubret "Un premier amour" French 1 26
10 Flag of Norway Norway Inger Jacobsen "Kom sol, kom regn" Norwegian 10 2
11 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Jean Philippe "Le retour" French 10 2
12 Flag of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia Lola Novaković "Ne pali svetlo u sumrak" (Не пали светло у сумрак) Serbian 4 10
13 Flag of the United Kingdom United Kingdom Ronnie Carroll "Ring-A-Ding Girl" English 4 10
14 Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg Camillo Felgen "Petit bonhomme" French 3 11
15 Flag of Italy Italy Claudio Villa "Addio, addio" Italian 9 3
16 Flag of Monaco Monaco François Deguelt "Dis rien" French 2 13

Scoreboard

440px-Eurovision Song Contest 1962 - Isabelle Aubret

Isabelle Aubret singing her winning song "Un premier amour" at the Eurovision Song Contest 1962

Place Country Points
1st France France 26
2nd Flag of Monaco Monaco 13
3rd Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg 11
4th Flag of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia 10
4th Flag of the United Kingdom United Kingdom 10
6th Flag of Germany Germany 9
7th Flag of Finland Finland 4
7th Flag of Sweden Sweden 4
9th Flag of Italy Italy 3
10th Denmark, eurovision Denmark 2
10th Flag of Norway Norway 2
10th Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 2
13th Flag of Belgium Belgium 0
13th Flag of Spain.svg Spain 0
13th Flag of Austria Austria 0
13th Flag of the Netherlands.svg The Netherlands 0

3 points

Below is a summary of all 3 points in the final:

N. Contestant Voting nation
5 France France Germany, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, Yugoslavia
3 Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg

Flag of Monaco Monaco

Belgium, Spain, Monaco

Austria, Luxembourg, The Netherlands

2 Flag of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia France, Italy
1 Flag of Finland FinlandFlag of Sweden Sweden

Flag of the United Kingdom United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Denmark

Finland

International broadcasts and voting

The table below shows the order in which votes were cast during the 1962 contest along with the spokesperson who was responsible for announcing the votes for their respective country. Each national broadcaster also sent a commentator to the contest, in order to provide coverage of the contest in their own native language. Details of the commentators and the broadcasting station for which they represented are also included in the table below.

Voting and spokespersons

  1. Flag of Monaco Monaco - TBC
  2. Flag of Italy Italy - Enzo Tortora
  3. Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg - TBC
  4. Flag of the United Kingdom United Kingdom - Alex Macintosh
  5. Flag of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia - Mladen Delić
  6. Flag of Switzerland Switzerland - Alexandre Burger
  7. Flag of Norway Norway - Kari Borg Mannsåker
  8. France France - André Valmy
  9. Flag of the Netherlands.svg The Netherlands - Ger Lugtenburg
  10. Flag of Germany Germany - Klaus Havenstein
  11. Flag of Sweden Sweden - Tage Danielsson
  12. Denmark, eurovision Denmark - Ole Mortensen
  13. Flag of Austria Austria - Emil Kollpacher
  14. Flag of Spain.svg Spain - Diego Ramírez Pastor
  15. Flag of Belgium Belgium - Arlette Vincent
  16. Flag of Finland Finland - Poppe Berg

Commentators

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