Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest 1993

Turkey entered the Eurovision Song Contest 1993 with the song "Esmer yarim" by Burak Aydos, after he won the Turkish national final for the contest.

Eurovision Song Contest 1993
Country Turkey
National selection
Selection process17. Eurovision Şarkı Yarışması Türkiye Finali
Selection date(s)13 March 1993
Selected entrantBurak Aydos
Selected song"Esmer yarim"
Finals performance
Final result21st, 10 points
Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Before EurovisionEdit

17. Eurovision Şarkı Yarışması Türkiye FinaliEdit

The Turkish broadcaster, Türkiye Radyo ve Televizyon Kurumu (TRT), held a national final to select the Turkish representative for the Eurovision Song Contest 1993, held in Millstreet, Ireland.

The final took place on 13 March 1993 at the Andromeda discotheque in Istanbul, hosted by Korhan Abay. Eight songs competed and the winner was determined by the audience present in the Andromeda. Only the top 3 songs were announced.

Final – 13 March 1993
Draw Artist Song Songwriter(s) Place
1 Deniz Şafak Yaprak "Son senfoni" Figen Çakmak 3
2 Şebnem Özsaran & Grubu "Biz çocuklar" Kadriye Bayraşa, Müfit Bayraşa
3 Erdal Çelik "Yanımda olmazsan" Soner Arıca, Aslıgül Kırıcı
4 Sinan Erkoç & Grup "34 TR 93" "Son gece" Nurhan Gürdil, Tolga Gürdil 2
5 Sonat & Seda Bağcan "Yarın çok güzel olmalıyım anne" Savaş Bağcan
6 Şebnem Özsaran "Gülümse" Oya El, Chernisy, Zafer Çebi
7 Burak Aydos, Serter Öztürk & Barboros Öztürk "Esmer yarim" Burak Aydos 1
8 Grup Pi "Seviyorum" Çetin Akcan, Ali Otyam

At EurovisionEdit

Aydos performed second on the night of the contest, following Italy and preceding Germany. He received 10 points in total, placing 21st in a field of 25, relegating the country from taking part in the 1994 Contest.[1] The Turkish jury awarded its 12 points to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

VotingEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Final of Millstreet 1993". European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 17 April 2021. Retrieved 17 April 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Results of the Final of Millstreet 1993". European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 17 April 2021. Retrieved 17 April 2021.

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