Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest 2004

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Eurovision Song Contest 2004
Country Turkey
National selection
Selection processArtist: Internal selection
Song: National final
Selection date(s)24 January 2004
Selected entrantAthena
Selected song"For Real"
Finals performance
Final result4th, 195 points
Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄2003 2004 2005►

Turkey took part in the Eurovision Song Contest 2004 with Athena with the song "For Real".

Before Eurovision[edit]

National final[edit]

The final was held at the TRT Tarlabasi Studios in Istanbul on 24 January 2004, hosted by Isik Özden and Ziya Kürküt. Athena sang all the songs and the winner was chosen by televoting and SMS voting.[1]

Draw Song Televote Place
1 "I Love Mud On My Face" 10931 3
2 "Easy Man" 12024 2
3 "For Real" 86362 1

At Eurovision[edit]

As the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2003 and host of the 2004 Contest, Turkey automatically qualified for a place in the final. On the night of the final,group performed 22nd in the running order, following Cyprus and preceding Romania. The song was such a success at the Eurovision Song Contest 2004 that it became 4th with 195 points, meaning that Turkey automatically qualified for the final in the 2005 contest.


Points received by Turkey (final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

Points awarded by Turkey[edit]

See also[edit]