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.
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.