Belgium in the Eurovision Song Contest 1960

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Eurovision Song Contest 1960
Country Belgium
National selection
Selection processEurosong
Selection date(s)24 January 1960
Selected entrantFud Leclerc
Selected song"Mon amour pour toi"
Finals performance
Final result6th, 9 points
Belgium in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Belgium was represented by Fud Leclerc, with the song '"Mon amour pour toi", at the 1960 Eurovision Song Contest, which took place on 19 March in London. The song was chosen in the Belgian national final on 24 January. This was the third of Leclerc's four appearances for Belgium at Eurovision.

Final[edit]

The final took place at the INR studios in Brussels, and was hosted by Georges Désir & Arlette Vincent. Five songs participated and the winner was chosen by an "expert" jury. Among the other participants was Solange Berry, who had represented Luxembourg in the 1958 contest.[1]

24 January 1960
Draw Artist Song Place
1 Mary Thé "À plein cœur" -
2 Lily Vincent "Il y a bien longtemps" -
3 Fud Leclerc "Mon amour pour toi" 1
4 Solange Berry "On m'attend" -
5 Ferry Devos "Vieux carnet" -

At Eurovision[edit]

On the night of the final Fud Leclerc performed 5th in the running order, following Denmark and preceding Norway. At the close of the voting "Mon Amour Pour Toi" had received 9 points (4 from Sweden, 3 from Italy and 1 from Austria and Germany), placing Belgium 6th of the 13 entries. The Belgian jury awarded its highest mark (3) to contest winners France.[2]

Voting[edit]

Every country had a jury of ten people. Every jury member could give one point to his or her favourite song.

Points awarded to Belgium[edit]

Points awarded to Belgium
10 points 9 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

Points awarded by Belgium[edit]

10 points
9 points
8 points
7 points
6 points
5 points
4 points
3 points  France
2 points  Germany
1 point  Austria
 Italy
 Netherlands
 Norway
 United Kingdom

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