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Eurovision Song Contest 1978
Date(s) 22 April 1978
Venue Palais des Congrès,
Paris, France
Host(s) Denise Fabre
Léon Zitrone
Voting Method 100% Jury
Each country awarded
12, 10, 8-1 points to its top 10
Winner Israel: Izhar Cohen & Alphabeta
“A-Ba-Ni-Bi”

Participants

# Country Artist Song Points Place
1 Ireland Colm C. T. Wilkinson Born to Sing 86 5th
2 Norway Jahn Teigen Mil etter mil 0 20th
3 Italy Ricchi e Poveri Questo amore 53 12th
4 Finland Seija Simola Anna rakkaudelle tilaisuus 2 =18th
5 Portugal Gemini Dai li dou 5 17th
6 France Joël Prévost Il y aura toujours des violons 119 3rd
7 Spain José Vélez Bailemos un vals 65 9th
8 United Kingdom CoCo The Bad Old Days 61 11th
9 Switzerland Carole Vinci Vivre 65 =9th
10 Belgium Jean Vallée L’amour ça fait chanter la vie 125 2nd
11 Netherlands Harmony ‘t Is OK 37 13th
12 Turkey Nilüfer & Nazar Sevince 2 =18th
13 Germany Ireen Sheer Feuer 84 6th
14 Monaco Caline & Olivier Toussaint Les jardins de Monaco 107 4th
15 Greece Tania Tsanaklidou Charlie Chaplin 66 8th
16 Denmark Mabel Boom Boom 13 16th
17 Luxembourg Baccara Parlez-vous français? 73 7th
18 Israel Izhar Cohen & Alphabeta A-Ba-Ni-Bi 157 1st
19 Austria Springtime Mrs. Caroline Robinson 14 15th
20 Sweden Björn Skifs Det blir alltid värre framåt natten 26 14th

Scoreboard

Country IE NO IT FI PT FR ES GB CH BE NL TR DE MC GR DK LU IL AT SE Total
Ireland 12 3 5 7 10 10 5 10 10 6 8 86
Norway 0
Italy 10 6 1 4 8 6 1 1 1 2 8 2 3 53
Finland 2 2
Portugal 4 1 5
France 6 3 10 2 2 5 8 6 8 6 4 10 5 8 8 1 5 12 10 119
Spain 7 8 2 4 7 4 6 12 2 6 7 65
United Kingdom 3 6 2 3 2 4 2 6 8 7 3 5 2 5 3 61
Switzerland 5 1 1 7 4 2 7 8 6 2 3 8 1 10 65
Belgium 12 7 6 6 4 12 2 12 10 5 3 12 12 7 7 4 4 125
Netherlands 5 3 4 1 5 6 12 1 37
Turkey 1 1 2
Germany 1 3 12 7 10 3 5 7 8 10 7 1 3 7 84
Monaco 4 4 7 8 5 1 10 5 6 10 5 7 4 10 8 1 12 107
Greece 7 2 5 8 10 7 4 4 4 10 3 2 66
Denmark 6 1 4 2 13
Luxembourg 2 12 12 12 7 3 3 2 6 1 7 6 73
Israel 8 8 8 10 10 8 6 5 12 12 12 12 12 3 5 6 12 8 157
Austria 3 3 1 2 5 14
Sweden 5 10 4 3 4 26

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