Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest 2002

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Eurovision Song Contest 2002
Country  Turkey
National selection
Selection process 25. Eurovision Şarkı Yarışması Türkiye Finali
Selection date(s) 15 February 2002
Selected entrant Buket Bengisu & Group Safir
Selected song "Leylaklar Soldu Kalbinde"
Finals performance
Final result 16th, 29 points
Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Turkey was represented by Buket Bengisu & Group Safir with the song "Leylaklar soldu kalbinde".

National final[edit]

The Turkish Final was held on February 15 at the TRT TV Studios in Ankara, hosted by Ömer Önder and Nazlı Meltem Ersan. Ten jurors chose the winner. They all vote for Safir.

# Title English translation Artist Result
1 "Leylaklar Soldu Kalbinde" The lilacs faded in your heart Buket Bengisu & Group Safir 1st (10)
2 "Güneş Doğarken" While the sun is rising Dolunay -
3 "Sarıl Bana" Embrace me Ayça Dönmez -
4 "Son Şans" Last chance Cenk Yeles -
5 "Ne Olursun Bir Şeyler Söyle" Please say something Semih Bayraktar -

At the Eurovision Song Contest Buket Bengisu & Group Safir came 16th.

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