Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest 1975

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Eurovision Song Contest 1975
Country  Turkey
National selection
Selection process National Final
Selected entrant Semiha Yankı
Selected song "Seninle Bir Dakika"
Finals performance
Final result 19th, 3 points
Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Turkey took part in the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in 1975. The country was represented by Semiha Yankı with the song “Seninle Bir Dakika” written by Hikmet Münir Ebcioğlu and composed by Kemal Ebcioğlu. The entry was chosen during a national final called Şarkı Yarışması. It came last in the Eurovision 1975.

National Final[edit]

The final took place on 9 February 1975 at the studios of TRT, Bülend Özveren was hosting the event. 17 songs were submitted and the winning song was picked by averaging the ranks from the professional jury and people's jury.

Final - 9 February 1975
Draw Artist Song Points Place
1 Uğur Akdora Anılar N/A N/A
2 Esin Afşar Canı sıkılan adam N/A N/A
3 Yeşim Böyle mi başlar N/A N/A
4 Atilla Atasoy Dilenci N/A N/A
5 Gökhan Abur Bir gün karşılaşırsak N/A N/A
6 Cici Kızlar Delisin N/A 2
7 Cahit Oben Özlenen sevgi N/A N/A
8 İskender Doğan Günahsızlar N/A N/A
9 Füsün Önal Minik Kuş N/A 3
10 Zerrin Yaşar Çiçekler N/A N/A
11 Nejat & Reha Caniko N/A N/A
12 Serter Bağcan Mümkün değil N/A 3
13 Yeliz Hayalimdeki adam N/A 2
14 Ali Rıza Binboğa Yarınlar N/A N/A
15 Semiha Yankı Seninle bir dakika N/A 1
16 Şenay Umut N/A N/A
17 Nilüfer Boşver

At Eurovision[edit]

On the night of the contest Yankı performed 13th in the running order following Monaco and preceding Israel. At the close of the voting Seninle bir dakika had received 3 points (from Monaco), placing Turkey 19th (last). This was the fourth time that a country had come last on its debut. The Turkish jury awarded its 12 points to Portugal.

Voting[edit]

Points Given by Turkey
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point
Points Received by Turkey
3 points

References[edit]