Turkey has participated Eurovision Song Contest since 1975. Eurovision affected Turkish pop music in 70s and 80s. Turkish artists sang Eurovision songs in Turkish. We show some examples*…


*We dedicate this article to our Turkish fans and who miss Turkey in Eurovision:

1967- UK, Sandie Shaw┬á“Puppet on a string”

Suna Artun “Ben Senin Kuklan De─čilim:

1968- Spain, Massiel┬á“La La La

Berkant┬á“─░htiyac─▒n olursa”:

1968- UK, Cliff Richard┬á“Congratulations”

Onay I┼č─▒l “Tebrik ederim”

1973- Luxembourg, Anna Maria David “Tu Te Reconna├«tras”

Nil├╝fer (She represented Turkey with Group Nazar in 1978) “G├Âreceksin Kendini” :

1974- Sweden, ABBA “Waterloo

Nirg├╝n At─▒lgan┬á“Oldu mu?” :

1975- The Netherlands, Teach-In “Ding-a-dong”

F├╝sun ├ľnal “S├Âyleyin Arkada┼člar”:

1977- France, Marie Myriam┬á “L’oiseau et l’enfant”

Lale Belk─▒s ” Yolun a├ž─▒k olsun”

1977- Greece,┬áPascalis, Marianna, Robert & Bessy┬á “Mathima Solf├Ęge

Ay┼če Mine “S─▒k─▒ F─▒k─▒”

1979- Greece, Elpida┬á “Socrates”

Nil├╝fer “Beyaz Mendil”

1983- Israel, Ofra Haza “Chai”

Be┼č y─▒l ├Ânce on y─▒l sonra (They represented Turkey in 1984) “Hay hay”

1983- Luxembourg, Corinne Herm├Ęs – “Si la vie est cadeau”
Be┼č y─▒l ├Ânce on y─▒l sonra (They represented Turkey in 1984) “A┼čk Bir Arma─čan”:

1990- Spain, Azucar Moreno┬á“Bandido”

A┼č─▒n Nur Yengi┬á“Zehir Gibisin”:

1998- UK, Imaani “Where Are You?”

Meltem Cumbul (Host of Eurovision 2004) “Seninleyim”:

2004- Serbia-Montenegro, Zeljko Joksimovic”Lane Moje”

Ye┼čim Salk─▒m “Zaman ├çok Darald─▒”:

2005 – Spain,┬áSon de Sol “Brujer├şa”

Serdar Orta├ž “Sor”

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2010- Germany, Lena “Satellite”

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