Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest 1999

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Eurovision Song Contest 1999
Country  Turkey
National selection
Selection process 22. Eurovision Şarkı Yarışması Türkiye Finali
Selection date(s) 12 March 1999
Selected entrant Tuba Önal & Mistik
Selected song "Dön Artık"
Finals performance
Final result 16th, 21 points
Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Turkey entered the Eurovision Song Contest 1999 with Tuba Önal & Mistik, and the song "Dön Artık" (English: Come Back).

National final[edit]

The Turkish national final was held at the TRT studios in Ankara on March 12, 1999, hosted by Ömer Önder & Gülşah Banda. There were 10 songs in the final, with the winning song chosen by an expert jury.

Only the top three songs were announced.

Draw Artist Song Place
1 Sedat Yüce "Bırak Beni" 4
2 Tuba Önal & Mistik "Dön Artık" 1
3 Meltem Büyükuğurgör "Vazgeçme" 4
4 Volkan Eröz "Kolay Mı Bırakmak?" 4
5 Kaan Yalçın "Neredesin" 3
6 Sibel Mirkelam "Selam Sana Toprak Ana" 4
7 Birsen Tezer "Haydi El Ele" 4
8 Neslihan Demirtaş "Döne Döne" 4
9 Feryal Başel "Unuttuğumu Sandığım Anda" 2
10 Group M-B "Her Nefeste" 4

At Eurovision[edit]

Önal performed his song 7th on the night of the contest, following Slovenia and preceding Norway. At the close of the voting it had received 21 points, placing 16th in a field of 23.

Points Awarded from Turkey[edit]

12 points  Germany
10 points  Iceland
8 points  Croatia
7 points  Bosnia and Herzegovina
6 points  Sweden
5 points  Netherlands
4 points  United Kingdom
3 points  Israel
2 points  France
1 point  Ireland

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