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Eurovision Song Contest 1979
Date(s) 31 March 1979
Venue International Convention
Center, Jerusalem, Israel
Host(s) Daniel Pe’er
Yardena Arazi
Voting Method 100% Jury
Each country awarded
12, 10, 8-1 points to its top 10
Winner Israel: Gali Atari & Milk and Honey
“Hallelujah”

Participants

# Country Artist Song Points Place
1 Portugal Manuela Bravo Sobe, sobe, balão sobe 64 9th
2 Italy Matia Bazar Raggio di luna 27 15th
3 Denmark Tommy Seebach Disco Tango 76 6th
4 Ireland Cathal Dunne Happy Man 80 5th
5 Finland Katri Helena Katson sineen taivaan 38 14th
6 Monaco Laurent Vaguener Notre vie c’est la musique 12 16th
7 Greece Elpida Sokrati 69 8th
8 Switzerland Peter, Sue, Marc,
Pfuri, Gorps & Kniri
Trödler und Co 60 10th
9 Germany Dschinghis Khan Dschinghis Khan 86 4th
10 Israel Gali Atari & Milk and Honey Hallelujah 125 1st
11 France Anne-Marie David Je suis l’enfant soleil 106 3rd
12 Belgium Micha Marah Hey Nana 5 =18th
13 Luxembourg Jeane Manson J’ai déjà vu ça dans tes yeux 44 13th
14 Netherlands Xandra Colorado 51 12th
15 Sweden Ted Gärdestad Satellit 8 17th
16 Norway Anita Skorgan Oliver 57 11th
17 United Kingdom Black Lace Mary Ann 73 7th
18 Austria Christina Simon Heute in Jerusalem 5 =18th
19 Spain Betty Missiego Su canción 116 2nd

Scoreboard

Country PT IT DK IE FI MC GR CH DE IL FR BE LU NL SE NO GB AT ES Total
Portugal 6 2 5 4 4 10 5 3 3 3 6 7 6 64
Italy 8 8 3 8 27
Denmark 2 3 12 1 10 12 6 7 4 8 1 3 3 4 76
Ireland 5 5 5 6 10 6 6 3 10 7 8 5 4 80
Finland 7 7 8 5 5 6 38
Monaco 1 2 4 3 2 12
Greece 10 1 4 7 7 2 10 4 1 5 7 2 2 7 69
Switzerland 7 1 10 2 2 7 4 7 8 12 60
Germany 2 1 12 5 3 12 6 12 4 1 2 6 8 12 86
Israel 12 6 12 12 8 4 5 1 2 8 1 12 12 12 8 10 125
France 6 10 1 10 8 10 5 6 12 12 5 7 6 5 3 106
Belgium 2 1 2 5
Luxembourg 7 3 4 4 5 3 2 4 2 10 44
Netherlands 8 10 5 3 3 7 3 4 4 4 51
Sweden 6 1 1 8
Norway 3 3 8 6 2 8 2 6 10 7 1 1 57
United Kingdom 4 8 10 7 7 1 2 8 5 10 6 5 73
Austria 4 1 5
Spain 12 3 6 12 12 8 8 12 10 10 7 1 5 10 116

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