Het is een wonder

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Netherlands "Het is een wonder"
Eurovision Song Contest 1981 entry
Country Netherlands
Artist(s) Henriëtte Willems
As Linda Williams
Language Dutch
Composer(s) Cees de Wit
Lyricist(s) Bart van de Laar
Conductor Rogier van Otterloo
Finals performance
Final result 9th
Final points 51
Appearance chronology
◄ "Amsterdam" (1980)   
"Jij en ik" (1982) ►

"Het is een wonder" ("It's a wonder") was the Dutch entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1981, performed in Dutch by Linda Williams.

The song is a ballad, with Williams singing about the effect that meeting her lover has had on her. She explains that she had not previously experienced happiness, but now she is surrounded by it. Williams also recorded an English-language version of her entry, under the title "I am the Lady".

The song was performed eleventh on the night, following Spain's Bacchelli with "Y sólo tú" and preceding Ireland's Sheeba with "Horoscopes". At the close of voting, it had received 51 points, placing 9th in a field of 20.

It was succeeded as Dutch representative at the 1982 Contest by Bill van Dijk with "Jij en ik".

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