Bonjour, Bonjour

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Switzerland "Bonjour, Bonjour"
Eurovision Song Contest 1969 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Language
Composer(s)
Henry Mayer
Lyricist(s)
Jack Stark
Conductor
Henry Mayer
Finals performance
Final result
5th
Final points
13
Appearance chronology
◄ "Guardando il sole" (1968)   
"Retour" (1970) ►

"Bonjour, Bonjour" ("Good day, Good day") was the Swiss entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1969, performed in German by Paola Del Medico.

The song is a ballad with Paola Del Medico describing how the days are when she and her lover are together and her lover loves her: "The sky laughs like my heart, when you love me dearly". She says that the world is always good for the lovers and belongs to the lovers "The world is wonderful, it can't be more beautiful".

The song was performed eleventh on the night, following the Belgium's Louis Neefs with "Jennifer Jennings" and preceding Norway's Kirsti Sparboe with "Oj, oj, oj, så glad jeg skal bli". By the close of voting, it had received 13 points, placing it in 5th place in a field of 16.

It was succeeded as the Switzerland representative at the 1970 contest by Henri Dès with "Retour".

Versions[edit]

Paola Del Medico has released several versions in another languages: rench, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese.

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Preceded by
Guardando il sole by Gianni Mascolo
Switzerland in the Eurovision Song Contest
Bonjour, Bonjour by Paola Del Medico

1969
Succeeded by
Retour by Henri Dès