Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest 2000

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Eurovision Song Contest 2000
Country  Turkey
National selection
Selection process National Final
Selection date(s) 18 February 2000
Selected entrant Pınar Ayhan &Grup S.O.S.
Selected song "Yorgunum Anla"
Finals performance
Final result 10th, 59 points
Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Turkey took part in the Eurovision Song Contest 2000. The country was represented by Pınar Ayhan and her group Grup S.O.S. with the song “Yorgunum Anla” written by Pınar Ayhan herself together with Sühan Ayhan and Orkun Yazgan. The entry was chosen by a professional jury. Although the song was originally in Turkish, during the contest it was sung partially in English.

National Final[edit]

The professional jury announced the results on 18 February 2000 in Ankara.

Final - 18 February 2000
Artist Song
Pınar Ayhan & Grup S.O.S. Yorgunum Anla
Mirkelam & Sibel Duy Beni
Işın Karaca Bir Kırık Sevda
Semra Sarpkaya Aşkımız bir masal
Feryal Başel Son Defa
feryal başel Sana
Semih Bayraktar Bu Aşk Yasak Bana
Ayça Dönmez Bak Rüzgarlara
Semih Bayraktar & Grup Avrasya Aşık Oldum
Zeliha Sunal Yarım Kalan Senfoni

At Eurovision[edit]

On the night of the contest Pınar Ayhan and Grup S.O.S. performed 22nd in the running order following Latvia and preceding Ireland. At the close of the voting Yorgunum Anla had received 59 points placing Turkey 10th. Eleven participants had voted for Yorgunum Anla. The Turkish jury awarded its 12 points to Sweden.[1]

Voting[edit]

Votes of the Turkish jury:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Michael Kuyucu: Türkiye'nin Serüveni Eurovision, İstanbul, 2005, ISBN 975-8823-93-0, pp.242-244
  2. ^ a b Scoreboard