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Results: Eurovision Song Contest 1961 – Cannes, France

Results – Eurovision Song Contest 1961:

Place Country Song title Performer(s) Points
01 Luxembourg Luxembourg (CLT) “Nous Les Amoureux” Jean-Claude Pascal 031
02 UK United Kingdom (BBC) “Are You Sure?” The Allisons 024
03 Switzerland Switzerland (SSR SRG) “Nous Aurons Demain” Franca di Rienzo 016
04 France France (RTF) “Printemps (avril Carillonne)” Jean-Paul Mauric 013
05 Denmark Denmark (DR) “Angelique” Dario Campeotto 012
05 Italy Italy (RAI) “Al Di Là” Betty Curtis 012
07 Norway Norway (NRK) “Sommer I Palma” Nora Brockstedt 010
08 Yugoslavia Yugoslavia (JRT) “Neke Davne Zvezde” Ljiljana Petrovic 009
09 Spain Spain (TVE) “Estando Contigo” Conchita Bautista 008
10 Monaco Monaco (TMC) “Allons, Allons Les Enfants” Colette Deréal 006
10 Finland Finland (YLE) “Valoa Ikkunassa” Laila Kinnunen 006
10 Netherlands The Netherlands (NTS) “Wat Een Dag” Greetje Kauffeld 006
13 Germany Germany (ARD) “Einmal Sehen Wir Uns Wieder” Lale Andersen 003
14 Sweden Sweden (SR) “April, April” Lill-Babs 002
15 Austria Austria (ORF) “Sehnsucht” Jimmy Makulis 001
15 Belgium Belgium (BRT) “September, Gouden Roos” Bob Benny 001
(Source: eurovision.tv)

The 1961 (6th) Eurovision Song Contest – 16 countries participated:

Debuting countries: Other participants: Withdrawing countries:
Spain Spain (debut: 1961) Netherlands The Netherlands (debut: 1956) None
Finland Finland (debut: 1961) Switzerland Switzerland (debut: 1956)
Yugoslavia Yugoslavia (debut: 1961) Belgium Belgium (debut: 1956)
Germany Germany (debut: 1956)
Returning countries: France France (debut: 1956)
None Luxembourg Luxembourg (debut: 1956)
Italy Italy (debut: 1956)
UK United Kingdom (debut: 1957)
Austria Austria (debut: 1957)
Denmark Denmark (debut: 1957)
Sweden Sweden (debut: 1958)
Monaco Monaco (debut: 1959)
Norway Norway (debut: 1960)
(Source: en.wikipedia.org)