Nygammal vals

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Sweden "Nygammal vals"
Eurovision Song Contest 1966 entry
Country Sweden
Artist(s) Lill Lindfors and Svante Thuresson
Language Swedish
Composer(s) Bengt Arne Wallin
Lyricist(s) Björn Lindroth
Conductor Gert Ove Andersson
Finals performance
Final result 2nd
Final points 16
Appearance chronology
◄ "Absent Friend" (1965)   
"Som en dröm" (1967) ►

"Nygammal vals" ("New, yet familiar, waltz") was the Swedish entry to the Eurovision Song Contest 1966 in Luxembourg, Luxembourg. It was sung in Swedish by Lill Lindfors and Svante Thuresson, composed by Bengt Arne Wallin and written by Björn Lindroth. In Luxembourg they were joined on stage by the American jazz musician Sahib Shihab on flute.

Performing 10th on the night, following Austria's Udo Jürgens singing "Merci Chérie" and preceding Spain's Raphael with "Yo soy aquél", it finished 2nd with 16 points in a field of 18, making it Sweden's best showing in the Contest until ABBA won with "Waterloo" in 1974.

It was succeeded as Swedish representative at the 1967 contest by Östen Warnerbring with "Som en dröm"

Preceded by
"Annorstädes vals" by Ingvar Wixell
Melodifestivalen winners
1966
Succeeded by
"Som en dröm" by Östen Warnerbring