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The basics

Full country name
Republic of Turkey
Capital
Ankara

Facts

The basics

Full country name
Republic of Turkey
Capital
Ankara

Turkey made its debut at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1975.

The 2004 Eurovision Song Contest was held in Istanbul following Turkey’s victory in the competition the previous year. 2004 also marked the first time that a live Semi-Final was broadcast. Turkey’s last appearance at the Eurovision Song Contest was 2012.

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Facts

Event
Represented by
Song
PointsRank
Stockholm 1975Semiha YankiSeninle Bir Dakika319
Paris 1978NazarSevinçe218
The Hague 1980Ajda PekkanPetr'oil2315
Dublin 1981Modern Folk Trio and AysegülDönme Dolap918
Harrogate 1982NeçoHani2015
Munich 1983Çetin Alp and the Short WaveOpera19
Luxembourg 1984Bes Yil Önce, On Yil SonraHalay3712
Gothenburg 1985MFÖDi Dai Di Dai Dai (a'sik Oldum)3614
Bergen 1986Klips ve OnlarHalley539
Brussels 1987Seyyal Tanner and LokomotifSarkim Sevgi üstüne22
Dublin 1988MFÖSufi (hey Ya Hey)3715
Lausanne 1989PanBana Bana521
Zagreb 1990KayahanGözlerinin Hapsindeyim2117
Rome 1991Izel Çeliköz, Rayhan Soykarçi and Can UgurluérIki Dakika4412
Malmö 1992Aylin VatankosYaz Bitti1719
Millstreet 1993Burak Aydos, Öztürk Baybora & SerterEsmer Yarim1021
Dublin 1995Arzu EceSev!2116
Oslo 1996Şebnem PakerBesinçi Mevsim5712
Dublin 1997Sebnem Paker and Group EtnicDinle1213
Birmingham 1998TüzmenUnutamazsin2514
Jerusalem 1999Tuba Önal & Grup MystikDön Artik2116
Stockholm 2000Pinar Ayhan & S.O.S. bandYorgunum Anla5910
Copenhagen 2001Sedat YüceSevgiliye Son4111
Tallinn 2002Buket Bengisu & SaphireLeylaklar Soldu Kalbinde2916
Riga 2003Sertab ErenerEveryway That I Can1671
Istanbul 2004AthenaFor Real
Grand Final1954
Kyiv 2005GülserenRimi Rimi Ley
Grand Final9213
Athens 2006Sibel TüzünSuperstar
Semi-Final918
Grand Final9111
Helsinki 2007Kenan DoguluShake It Up Shekerim
Semi-Final1973
Grand Final1634
Belgrade 2008Mor ve ÖtesiDeli
Grand Final1387
Second Semi-Final857
Moscow 2009HadiseDüm Tek Tek
First Semi-Final1722
Grand Final1774
Oslo 2010maNgaWe Could Be The Same
Grand Final1702
Second Semi-Final1181
Düsseldorf 2011Yüksek SadakatLive It Up
First Semi-Final4713
Baku 2012Can BonomoLove Me Back
Second Semi-Final805
Grand Final1127
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