Italy in the Eurovision Song Contest 1970

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Eurovision Song Contest 1970
Country Italy
National selection
Selection processInternal Selection
Selected entrantGianni Morandi
Selected song"Occhi di ragazza"
Finals performance
Final result8th=, 5 points
Italy in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄1969 1970 1971►

Italy was represented by Gianni Morandi, with the song '"Occhi di ragazza", at the 1970 Eurovision Song Contest, which took place on 21 March in Amsterdam. Both song and performer were chosen internally by broadcaster RAI.

At Eurovision[edit]

On the night of the contest Morandi performed third in the running order, following Switzerland and preceding Yugoslavia.At the close of voting "Occhi di ragazza" had received 5 points (2 each from Germany and Spain and 1 from Yugoslavia), placing Italy joint 8th (with Belgium and Monaco) of the 12 entries. The highest score awarded by the Italian jury was 3 apiece to the Netherlands and Spain.[1]

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