Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest 1996

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Eurovision Song Contest 1996
Country  Turkey
National selection
Selection process National Final
Selection date(s) 17 February 1996
Selected entrant Şebnem Paker
Selected song "Beşinci Mevsim"
Finals performance
Final result 12th, 57 points
Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Turkey participated in Eurovision Song Contest 1996. Turkey was represented by Şebnem Paker with the song “Beşinci Mevsim” written by Selma Çuhacı and composed by Levent Çoker. The entry was chosen by people’s jury.

National Final[edit]

There were 96 applicants. 10 contestants were qualified for the national finals The entry was chosen by people's jury on 17 February 1996. The result was:

Rank Artist Song
1 Şebnem Paker Beşinci Mevsim
2 Pınar Karakoç-Tüzmen Var mısın Söyle
3 Sedat Yüce Vazgeç

At Eurovision[edit]

On the night of the contest Şebnem Paker performed 1st in the running order preceding United Kingdom. At the close of the voting the song had received 57 points placing Turkey 12th. 10 participants had voted for beşinci Mevsim. The Turkish jury awarded its 12 points to Ireland.[1]

Voting[edit]

Points awarded to Turkey[edit]

Points Awarded to Turkey (Final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

Points awarded by Turkey[edit]

12 points  Ireland
10 points  Malta
8 points  Croatia
7 points  Poland
6 points  Bosnia and Herzegovina
5 points  Portugal
4 points  Austria
3 points  United Kingdom
2 points  Norway
1 point  Netherlands

References[edit]

  1. ^ Michael Kuyucu: Türkiye'nin Serüveni Eurovision, İstanbul, 2005, ISBN 975-8823-93-0, pp.218-221