Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest 1991

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Eurovision Song Contest 1991
Country  Turkey
National selection
Selection process National Final
Selection date(s) 9 March 1991
Selected entrant İzel -Reyhan-Can
Selected song "İki Dakika"
Finals performance
Final result 12th, 44 points
Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄1990 1991 1992►

Turkey took part in the Eurovision Song Contest 1991. The country was represented by a trio composed of İzel -Reyhan-Can with the song “İki Dakika” written by Aysel Gürel and composed by Şevket Uğurluel. The entry was chosen by the people's jury.

National Final[edit]

There were 14 contestants. The entry was chosen by a people's jury situated in 8 cities of Turkey. The voting system was similar to the voting system of the contest (12, 10, 8 pts etc.)

Final - 9 March 1991
Draw Artist Song Points Place
1 İzel, Reyhan & Can İki Dakika 68 1
2 Cenk Sökmen Öyle bir dünya 26 10
3 Şebnem Özsaran Yalnışlığım 37 6
4 Grup 4x1 Hey sen 36 7
5 Fatih Erkoç Üzüleceksin 4 13
6 Arzu Ece & Klips Sensiz geceler 60 2
7 Melis Sökmen & Ercüment Vural Son defa 51 5
8 Rüya Ersavcı & Grup Turkish Delight Turkish Delight 54 3
9 Sonat Bağcan Dün gibi 9 11
10 Fatih Erkoç Gülbeyaz sokağı 27 9
11 Grup Festival Festival 54 3
12 Cemil Sağyaşar Gel 8 12
13 Cenk Sökmen Belki bir gün 2 14
14 Adnan Göyken Hamburger 28 8

At Eurovision[edit]

On the night of the contest the trio performed 10th in the running order following France and preceding Ireland. At the close of the voting the song had received 44 points placing Turkey 12th. 7 participants had voted for İki Dakika. The Turkish jury awarded its 12 points to Israel.[1]

Voting[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Michael Kuyucu: Türkiye'nin Serüveni Eurovision, İstanbul, 2005, ISBN 975-8823-93-0, pp.188-193
  2. ^ a b Eurovision scoreboard