Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest 1966

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Eurovision Song Contest 1966
Country  Germany
National selection
Selection process Internal Selection
Selected entrant Margot Eskens
Selected song "Die Zeiger der Uhr"
Finals performance
Final result 10th=, 7 points
Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄1965 1966 1967►

Germany was represented by Margot Eskens, with the song "Die Zeiger der Uhr", at the 1966 Eurovision Song Contest, which took place on 5 March in Luxembourg City. For the first time since 1959 the German entry was chosen internally, rather than through a public final, by broadcaster HR. Eskens had previously finished third in the German national final in 1962.

At Eurovision[edit]

On the night of the final Eskens performed first in the running order, preceding Denmark. Voting was by each national jury awarding, 5, 3 and 1 points to their top 3 songs, and at the close of voting "Die Zeiger der Uhr" had received 7 points (5 from Switzerland and 1 each from Belgium and Italy), placing Germany joint 10th (with Finland and Luxembourg) of the 18 entries. The German jury awarded its 5 points to Belgium.[1]

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