Tag Archives: Eurovision 1989

453 En Dag – Tommy Nilsson (Sweden, 1989)

Only Ireland can better Sweden’s total of six wins – add to those six a further 17 Top 5 finishes (compared to Ireland’s 11), and a case could easily be made for Sweden being Eurovision’s most successful nation ever. En Dag was one of those … Continue reading

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486 La Dolce Vita – Anneli Saaristo (Finland, 1989)

Anneli Saaristo had been plugging away at Eurovision since 1978 but it wasn’t until 1989, on her third attempt, that she finally managed to get the chance to represent her country with La Dolce Vita. The song’s lyrics are Finnish but the … Continue reading

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493 Viver Senza Tei – Furbaz (Switzerland, 1989)

From 1966 to 1972 and again from 1978 to 1998 Eurovision rules stipulated that a song had to be sung in a country’s national language. With four to choose from this has given multi-lingual Switzerland more options than anyone. Back in 1956 … Continue reading

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