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Eurovision Song Contest 1959
Date(s) 11 March 1959
Venue Palais des Festivals,
Cannes, France
Host(s) Jacqueline Joubert
Voting Method 100% Jury
Each country had 10 jury members who each awarded 1 vote to their favourite song
Winner Netherlands: Teddy Scholten
“Een beetje”

Participants

# Country Artist Song Points Place
1 France Jean Philippe Oui, oui, oui, oui 15 3rd
2 Denmark Birthe Wilke Uh, jeg ville ønske jeg var dig 12 5th
3 Italy Domenico Modugno Piove (Ciao, ciao bambina) 9 =6th
4 Monaco Jacques Pills Mon ami Pierrot 1 11th
5 Netherlands Teddy Scholten Een beetje 21 1st
6 Germany Alice & Ellen Kessler Heute Abend wollen wir tanzen geh’n 5 8th
7 Sweden Brita Borg Augustin 4 =9th
8 Switzerland Christa Williams Irgendwoher 14 4th
9 Austria Ferry Graf Der K und K Kalypso aus Wien 4 =9th
10 United Kingdom Pearl Carr &
Teddy Johnson
Sing, Little Birdie 16 2nd
11 Belgium Bob Benny Hou toch van mij 9 =6th

Scoreboard

Country BE GB AT CH SE DE NL MC IT DK FR Total
France 2 1 1 4 2 1 4 15
Denmark 2 2 1 4 1 1 1 12
Italy 1 3 1 1 3 9
Monaco 1 1
Netherlands 3 1 3 2 1 7 4 21
Germany 1 1 1 2 5
Sweden 3 1 4
Switzerland 1 5 1 3 1 1 2 14
Austria 1 2 1 4
United Kingdom 2 2 3 5 2 1 1 16
Belgium 2 3 1 1 2 9

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