The country would have appeared 11th on stage (between Israel gagne and France represented by Maria Rita Epik and.
Jerusalem, Israel, following the country's win at the 1978 edition.
Turkey which was also going to participate but eurovision eventually withdrew its entry for political reasons."Selostajat ja taustalaulajat lpi vuosien?Baumann, Peter Ramón comment (ogae Switzerland) a b "Eurovision Song Contest 1979".After the programme, verification confirmed that Portugal should only have received six points, leaving the total Portuguese score reduced by four points.Adriaens, Manu Loeckx-Van Cauwenberge, Joken.Retrieved "Comentadores Do ESC o forum eurovisivo português".19 countries participated, the 20 countries that took eurovision part at the previous 1978 Contest, except for.At the close of the penultimate jury's votes, Israel were one point behind Spain, and only the Spanish jury had yet to give their votes.Israel gained a good lead in the early stages of the voting, gagnant but Spain eventually caught up and took a good lead themselves.Therefore, this was Israel's consecutive second win, and overall second win, in the contest.Archived from the original on October 8, 2011.Text is available under the ; additional terms may apply."EBU Annual eurovision Report gagnant ".Turkey, Romania, Hong Kong and, iceland.This was the last year in which the points were announced via order of appearance, gagnant as opposed to order of preference.Contents, location edit, further information on the host city: Jerusalem, international Convention Center, Jerusalem host venue of the 1979 contest."Unterhaltungssendungen im Fernsehen Max Schautzer Die offizielle Homepage".Contestant Voting comment nation 6 Israel Finland, Ireland, eurovision Norway, Portugal, Sweden, United Kingdom 4 Germany Denmark, France, Monaco, Spain Spain Belgium, Germany, Italy, Switzerland 2 Denmark Greece, Israel France Luxembourg, Netherlands 1 Switzerland Austria International broadcasts and voting eurovision edit Voting and spokespersons edit Commentators edit Participating.Hallelujah performed by, milk and Honey. Draw Country Artist Song Language 3 Place Points 01 Portugal Manuela Bravo " Sobe, sobe, balão sobe " Portuguese 9 64 02 Italy Matia Bazar " Raggio di luna " Italian Denmark Tommy Seebach " Disco papa Tango " Danish 6 76 04 Ireland Cathal Dunne.
Yugoslavia, who missed the 1978 Contest, also didn't want eurovision to take part nor transmit the 1979 show for political reasons.