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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National finalEdit

The Turkish broadcaster, Türkiye Radyo ve Televizyon Kurumu (TRT), held a national final to select the Turkish representative for the Eurovision Song Contest 1992, held in Millstreet, Ireland. The contest was held at the Andromeda discotheque in Istanbul on 13 March, hosted by Ömer Önder. Eight songs competed in the contest, with the winner being selected by the audience at the contest. Only the top 3 songs were announced.

The winner was Burak Aydos with the song "Esmer yarim", which was composed by Aydos.

National final - 13 March 1992
Draw Singer Song (English translation) Place
1 Deniz Şafak Yaprak "Son senfoni" (The Last Symphony) 3
2 Şebnem Özsaran & Grubu "Biz çocuklar" (We, The Children)
3 Erdal Çelik "Yanımda olmazsan" (If You're Not With me)
4 Sinan Erkoç & Grup "34 TR 93" "Son gece" (The Last Night) 2
5 Sonat & Seda Bağcan "Yarın çok güzel olmalıyım anne" (I Must Be Very Beautiful Tomorrow, Mother)
6 Şebnem Özsaran "Gülümse" (Smile)
7 Burak Aydos "Esmer yarim" (My Darling Brunette) 1
8 Grup Pi "Seviyorum" (I'm In Love) -

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.

Points awarded by TurkeyEdit

12 points   Bosnia and Herzegovina
10 points   Norway
8 points   United Kingdom
7 points   France
6 points   Netherlands
5 points   Malta
4 points   Austria
3 points   Finland
2 points   Greece
1 point   Ireland

Points awarded to TurkeyEdit

Points awarded to Turkey (final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

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