April, april

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Sweden "April, april"
Eurovision Song Contest 1961 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Language
Composer(s)
Bobbie Ericsson
Lyricist(s)
Bo Eneby
Conductor
William Lind
Finals performance
Final result
14th
Final points
2
Appearance chronology
◄ "Alla andra får varann" (1960)   
"Sol och vår" (1962) ►

"April, april" is a song by Swedish singer Lill-Babs, that represented Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest 1961, performed in Swedish.

The song was the winner of Melodifestivalen 1961, where it was performed by both Siw Malmkvist and Gunnar Wiklund. Sveriges Radio however decided that Lill-Babs would perform the song at the Eurovision Song Contest for Sweden.

On the night of Eurovision, the song was performed seventh in the running order, following the Netherlands' Greetje Kauffeld with "Wat een dag" and preceding Germany's Lale Andersen with "Einmal sehen wir uns wieder". The song received 2 points, placing 14th in a field of 16.

The song was succeeded as Swedish representative at the 1962 Contest by Inger Berggren with "Sol och vår".

Preceded by
"Alla andra får varann" by Östen Warnerbring and Inger Berggren
Melodifestivalen winners
1961, performed by Siw Malmkvist and Gunnar Wiklund
Succeeded by
"Sol och vår" by Inger Berggren and Lily Berglund