Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest 1987

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Eurovision Song Contest 1987
Country  Turkey
National selection
Selection process 11. Eurovision Şarkı Yarışması Türkiye Finali
Selection date(s) 21 February 1987
Selected entrant Seyyal Taner & Grup Lokomotif
Selected song "Şarkım Sevgi Üstüne"
Finals performance
Final result 22nd, 0 points
Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Turkey was represented by Seyyal Taner & Lokomotif at the 1987 Eurovision Song Contest, which took place in Brussels on May 9, 1987. Taner and her backing group won the rights to represent Turkey on the 21 February 1987.

National Final[edit]

The final took place at the studios of TRT in Ankara, television presenter and Turkish commentator Bülend Özveren hosted the event. Eight songs were selected to perform in the final and voting was calculated by regional juries. Other participants included past and future Turkish representative MFÖ (1985, 1988), Arzu Ece (1989, 1995), Kayahan (1990) and Nilüfer Yumlu (1978).

21 February 1987
Draw Artist Song Points Place
1 Seden Kutlubay, Vedat Sakman & Grup Piramit Hayat pencerenin dışında 0 3
2 Denk Paydos 2 2
3 Arzu, Rüya, Fatih & Harun Keloğlan 0 3
4 Kayahan Açar, Nilüfer Yumlu, Emel Müftüoğlu, Erdal Çelik, Yeşim & Ayşe Güneşli bir resim çiz bana 0 3
5 Fatih Erkoç Dünya barışı için 0 3
6 Aşkın Nur Yengi, Harun Kolçak & Grup Periyod Güzel şeyler söyle 0 3
7 Mazhar-Fuat-Özkan No problem 0 3
8 Ahmet Özhan Gülümse biraz 0 3
9 Arzu Ece & Cihan Okan Bir gün bize yetmez 0 3
10 Seyyal Taner & Grup Lokomotif Şarkım Sevgi Üstüne 14 1

At Eurovision[edit]

On the night of the contest, Turkey performed 10th following Spain and preceding Greece. At the close of voting Turkey had received no points (nul points) placing Turkey last out of 22 entries. At the time this was the worst last placing for a country as it was the largest contest. This was also the third time Turkey came last in the contest and the second time they had received nul points. Since then Turkey has not come last in the contest ever since the 1987 contest.

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