Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest 1990

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Eurovision Song Contest 1990
Country  Turkey
National selection
Selection process National Final
Selection date(s) 24 February 1990
Selected entrant Kayahan
Selected song "Gözlerinin Hapsindeyim"
Finals performance
Final result 17th, 21 points
Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄1989 1990 1991►

Turkey took part in the Eurovision Song Contest 1990. The country was represented by Kayahan (vocals by Demet Sağıroğlu) with the song “Gözlerinin Hapsindeyim” written and composed by kayahan. The entry was chosen by the people's jury.

National Final[edit]

There were 16 contestants. The entry was chosen by a people's jury situated in 8 cities of Turkey. The voting system was similar to the voting system of the contest (12, 10, 8 pts etc.) The first three were the following.

Final - 24 February 1990
Artist Song Points
Kayahan Gözlerinin Hapsindeyim 86
Rüya Ersavcı-Can Uğuluel-Gülgün Yıldız Hep O şarkıları Söyle 62
İlhan İrem and friends Komedi 56

At Eurovision[edit]

On the night of the contest Kayahan performed 4th in the running order following Belgium and preceding The Netherlands. At the close of the voting the song had received 21 points placing Turkey 17th. 5 participants had voted for Gözlerinin hapsindeyim. The Turkish jury awarded its 12 points to Yugoslavia.[1]



  1. ^ Michael Kuyucu: Türkiye'nin Serüveni Eurovision, İstanbul, 2005, ISBN 975-8823-93-0, pp.174-184
  2. ^ a b Eurovision scoreboard