Yugoslavia in the Eurovision Song Contest 1962

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Eurovision Song Contest 1962
Country  Yugoslavia
National selection
Selection process Eurovizija 1962
Selection date(s) 23 January 1962
Selected entrant Lola Novaković
Selected song "Ne pali svetla u sumrak"
Finals performance
Final result 4th, 10 points
Yugoslavia in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄1961 1962 1964►

Yugoslavia was present at the Eurovision Song Contest 1962, held in Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

National final[edit]

The Yugoslavian national final to select their entry, was held on 23 January at the TV Zagreb Studios in Zagreb.

There were 18 songs in the finals; TV Zagreb had its own semi-final in December 1961 to choose the 6 songs that it sent to the final. The winning song was chosen by the votes of 3 regional juries. Only a few of the participating songs are known.

The winning entry was "Ne pali svetla u sumrak," performed by Serbian singer Lola Novaković, composed by Jože Privšek and written by Dragutin Britvić.

Draw Artist Song Votes Place
1 Lola Novaković Ne pali svetla u sumrak 1
2 Ivo Robić Alija
3 Majda Sepe Sulamit 2
4 Lola Novaković Ti nisi došao
5 Ljiljana Petrović Ko crne ruže cvijet
6 Melos Negdje
7 Zdenka Vučković Ti si moj zavičaj
8 Vice Vukov Dolazak

At Eurovision[edit]

Lola Novaković performed 12th on the night of the Contest following Switzerland and preceding United Kingdom. At the close of the voting the song had received 10 points, placing 4th equal in a field of 16 competing countries. She previously came 3rd in the 1961 Yugoslav Final.

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