ESC 1961 – The Participants

ESC 1961 – The Participants

16 countries took part in the 1961 Eurovision Song Contest.

Finland, Spain and Yugoslavia all made their debuts as the competition continued to expand.

The 6th Eurovision Song Contest was held at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès in Cannes, France, on 18 March 1961.

List of participants

Country Artist / Title
1. Spain Conchita Bautista – Estando contigo
2. Monaco Colette Deréal – Allons, allons les enfants
3. Austria Jimmy Makulis – Sehnsucht
4. Finland Laila Kinnunen – Valoa ikkunassa
5. Yugoslavia Ljiljana Petrović – Neke davne zvezde
6. Netherlands Greetje Kauffeld – Wat een dag
7. Sweden Lill-Babs – April, April
8. Germany Lale Andersen – Einmal sehen wir uns wieder
9. France Jean-Paul Mauric – Printemps, avril carillonne
10. Switzerland Franca di Rienzo – Nous aurons demain
11. Belgium Bob Benny – September, gouden roos
12. Norway Nora Brockstedt – Sommer i Palma
13. Denmark Dario Campeotto – Angelique
14. Luxembourg Jean-Claude Pascal – Nous les amoureux
15. United Kingdom The Allisons – Are You Sure?
16. Italy Betty Curtis – Al di là