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The basics

Full country name
Kingdom of the Netherlands
Capital
Amsterdam

The basics

Full country name
Kingdom of the Netherlands
Capital
Amsterdam

The Netherlands entered the first Eurovision Song Contest in 1956.

The Netherlands won the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in 1957. In 1980 Dutch television stepped in to host the competition after Israel declined to stage the contest for the second year in a row.

Featured participant

Event
Represented by
Song
PointsRank
Lugano 1956Jetty PaerlDe Vogels Van Holland2
Lugano 1956Corry BrokkenVoorgoed Voorbij2
Frankfurt 1957Corry BrokkenNet Als Toen311
Hilversum 1958Corry BrokkenHeel De Wereld19
Cannes 1959Teddy ScholtenEen Beetje211
London 1960Rudi CarrellWat Een Geluk212
Cannes 1961Greetje KauffeldWat Een Dag610
Luxembourg 1962De SpelbrekersKatinka13
London 1963Annie PalmenEen Speeldoos13
Copenhagen 1964Anneke GrönlohJij Bent Mijn Leven210
Naples 1965Conny Van den bosHet Is Genoeg511
Luxembourg 1966Milly ScottFernando En Philippo215
Vienna 1967Thérèse SteinmetzRing-dinge214
London 1968Ronnie ToberMorgen116
Madrid 1969Lenny KuhrDe Troubadour181
Amsterdam 1970Patricia and Hearts of SoulWaterman77
Dublin 1971Saskia and SergeDe Tijd856
Edinburgh 1972Sandra and AndresAls Het Om De Liefde Gaat1064
Luxembourg 1973Ben CramerDe Oude Muzikant6914
Brighton 1974Mouth and MacNealI See A Star153
Stockholm 1975Teach-InDing-A-Dong1521
The Hague 1976Sandra ReemerThe Party's Over Now569
London 1977Heddy LesterDe Mallemolen3512
Paris 1978Harmony't Is Ok3713
Jerusalem 1979XandraColorado5112
The Hague 1980Maggie MacNealAmsterdam935
Dublin 1981Linda WilliamsHet Is Een Wonder519
Harrogate 1982Bill van DijkJij En Ik816
Munich 1983BernadetteSing Me A Song667
Luxembourg 1984MaribelleIk Hou Van Jou3413
Bergen 1986Frizzle SizzleAlles Heeft Ritme4013
Brussels 1987MarchaRechtop In De Wind835
Dublin 1988Gerard JolingShangri-la709
Lausanne 1989Justine PelmelayBlijf Zoals Je Bent4515
Zagreb 1990MaywoodIk Wil Alles Met Je Delen2515
Malmö 1992Humphrey CampbellWijs Me De Weg679
Millstreet 1993Ruth JacottVrede926
Dublin 1994Willeke AlbertiWaar Is De Zon423
Oslo 1996Maxine and Franklin BrownDe Eerste Keer787
Dublin 1997Mrs. EinsteinNiemand Heeft Nog Tijd522
Birmingham 1998Edsilia RombleyHemel En Aarde1504
Jerusalem 1999MarlayneOne Good Reason718
Stockholm 2000Linda WagenmakersNo Goodbyes4013
Copenhagen 2001MichelleOut On My Own1618
Riga 2003Esther HartOne More Night4513
Istanbul 2004Re-unionWithout You
Grand Final1120
Semi-Final1466
Kyiv 2005Glennis GraceMy Impossible Dream
Semi-Final5314
Athens 2006TrebleAmambanda
Semi-Final2220
Helsinki 2007Edsilia RombleyOn Top Of The World
Semi-Final3821
Belgrade 2008HindYour Heart Belongs To Me
First Semi-Final2713
Moscow 2009The ToppersShine
Second Semi-Final1117
Oslo 2010SienekeIk Ben Verliefd (Sha-la-lie)
Second Semi-Final2914
Düsseldorf 20113JSNever Alone
Second Semi-Final1319
Baku 2012Joan FrankaYou And Me
Malmö 2013AnoukBirds
Grand Final1149
First Semi-Final756
Copenhagen 2014The Common LinnetsCalm After The Storm
First Semi-Final1501
Grand Final2382
Vienna 2015Trijntje OosterhuisWalk Along
First Semi-Final3314
Stockholm 2016Douwe BobSlow Down
Grand Final15311
First Semi-Final1975
Kyiv 2017OG3NELights and Shadows
Second Semi-Final
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