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Eurovision Song Contest 1969
ESC 1969 logo
Theme N/A
Dates
Final date 29 March 1969
Host
Venue Teatro Real, Madrid, Spain
Presenter(s) Laurita Valenzuela
Conductor Augusto Algueró
Director Ramón Díez
Executive supervisor Clifford Brown
Host broadcaster TVE
Interval act "La España diferente" film
Participants
Number of entries 16
Debuting countries None
Returning countries None
Withdrawing countries Flag of Austria Austria
Voting
Voting system Each Country has 10 jury members who cast one vote for their favourite song
Nul points None
Winner France France
"Un jour, un enfant"
Flag of the Netherlands.svg The Netherlands
"De troubadour"
Flag of Spain.svg Spain
"Vivo cantando"
Flag of the United Kingdom United Kingdom
"Boom Bang-a Bang"
Eurovision Song Contest
1968 Wiki Eurovision Heart (Infobox).svg 1970

The Eurovision Song Contest 1969 was the 14th in the series. Four countries won the contest, the first time ever a tie-break situation had occurred. However, there was no rule at the time to cover such an eventuality, so all four countries were declared joint winners.

France's win was their fourth. thus making them the first country to win the contest four times. The Netherlands' win was their third while Spain and the United Kingdom each won for the second time. It was also the first time that any country (Spain, in this case) had a winning ESC entry two years in a row.


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