Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest 1991

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Eurovision Song Contest 1991
Country  Turkey
National selection
Selection process National Final
Selection date(s) 9 March 1991
Selected entrant İzel -Reyhan-Can
Selected song "İki Dakika"
Finals performance
Final result 12th, 44 points
Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Turkey took part in the Eurovision Song Contest 1991. The country was represented by a trio composed of İzel -Reyhan-Can with the song “İki Dakika” written by Aysel Gürel and composed by Şevket Uğurluel. The entry was chosen by the people's jury.

National Final[edit]

There were 14 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 - 9 March 1991
Artist Song Points
İzel -Reyhan-Can İki Dakika 68
Arzu Ece-Gül Akad Sensiz Geceler 60
Rüya Ersavcı Turkish Delight 54

At Eurovision[edit]

On the night of the contest the trio performed 10th in the running order following France and preceding Ireland. At the close of the voting the song had received 44 points placing Turkey 12th. 7 participants had voted for İki Dakika. The Turkish jury awarded its 12 points to Israil.[1]

Voting[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Michael Kuyucu: Türkiye'nin Serüveni Eurovision, İstanbul, 2005, ISBN 975-8823-93-0, pp.188-193
  2. ^ a b Eurovision scoreboard