Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest 1991

Turkey took part in the Eurovision Song Contest 1991. The country was represented by a trio composed of İzel Çeliköz, Reyhan Karaca and Can Uğurluer with the song "İki Dakika" written by Aysel Gürel and composed by Şevket Uğurluel.

Eurovision Song Contest 1991
Country Turkey
National selection
Selection process15. Eurovision Şarkı Yarışması Türkiye Finali
Selection date(s)9 March 1991
Selected entrantİzel Çeliköz, Reyhan Karaca and Can Uğurluer
Selected song"İki Dakika"
Selected songwriter(s)
Finals performance
Final result12th, 44 points
Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄1990 1991 1992►

Before EurovisionEdit

15. Eurovision Şarkı Yarışması Türkiye FinaliEdit

The final took place on 9 March 1991 at the TRT Studios in Ankara, hosted by Bülent Özveren. Fourteen songs competed and the winner was determined by the votes of eight regional juries.

Final – 9 March 1991
Draw Artist Song Songwriter(s) Points Place
1 İzel, Reyhan and Can "İki Dakika" Aysel Gürel, Şevket Uğurluer 68 1
2 Cenk Sökmen "Öyle bir dünya" Aysel Gürel, Selçuk Başar 26 10
3 Şebnem Özsaran "Yalnışlığım" Müfit Bayraşa, Kadriye Bayraşa, Sadun Ersönmez 37 6
4 Grup 4x1 "Hey sen" Serap Turgay, Özkan Turgay 36 7
5 Fatih Erkoç "Üzüleceksin" Kamil Özler 4 13
6 Arzu Ece and Klips "Sessiz geceler" Aysel Gürel, Uğur Başar 60 2
7 Melis Sökmen and Ercüment Vural "Son defa" Aysel Gürel, Uğur Başar 51 5
8 Rüya Ersavcı and Grup Turkish Delight "Turkish Delight" Hulki Aktunç, Dağhan Baydur 54 3
9 Sonat Bağcan "Dün gibi" Bahadır Şahin, Can Atilla 9 11
10 Fatih Erkoç "Gülbeyaz sokağı" Fatih Erkoç 27 9
11 Grup Festival "Festival" Aysel Gürel, Selçuk Başar 54 3
12 Cemil Sağyaşar "Gel" Cemil Sağyaşar 8 12
13 Cenk Sökmen "Belki bir gün" Bertan Öngören 2 14
14 Adnan Göyken "Hamburger" Adnan Göyken 28 8

At EurovisionEdit

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.[1] 7 participants had voted for İki Dakika. The Turkish jury awarded its 12 points to Israel.[2]

VotingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Final of Rome 1991". European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 18 April 2021. Retrieved 18 April 2021.
  2. ^ Michael Kuyucu: Türkiye'nin Serüveni Eurovision, İstanbul, 2005, ISBN 975-8823-93-0, pp.188-193
  3. ^ a b "Results of the Final of Rome 1991". European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 18 April 2021. Retrieved 18 April 2021.