Det var en yndig tid

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Denmark "Det var en yndig tid"
Eurovision Song Contest 1960 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Katy Bødtger
Language
Composer(s)
Vilfred Kjær
Lyricist(s)
Sven Buemann
Conductor
Kai Mortensen
Finals performance
Final result
10th
Final points
4
Appearance chronology
◄ "Uh, jeg ville ønske jeg var dig" (1959)   
"Angelique" (1961) ►

"Det var en yndig tid" (It was a lovely time) was the Danish entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1960, performed in Danish by Katy Bødtger.

The song was performed fourth on the night, following Luxembourg's Camillo Felgen with "So laang we's du do bast" and preceding Belgium's Fud Leclerc with "Mon amour pour toi". At the close of voting, it had received 4 points, placing 10th in a field of 13.

The song deals with the "good old days", describing them as a time when courting was much simpler. The description is of life "in the king's old city", which is never named but may have been Copenhagen, given the provenance of the song.

It was succeeded as Danish representative at the 1961 Contest by Dario Campeotto with "Angelique".