Grand Final: 1979

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Duration: 2 hours, 55 minutes

The twenty fourth annual Eurovision Song Contest broadcast from the International Convention Center, Jerusalem, Israel.

Israel retained their title, taking the crown for the second time with Gali Atari and Milk and Honey singing "Hallelujah".

The voting was extremely close and Israel ended up just one point behind Spain with only the Spanish jury left to announce their scores. Happily for Israel, Spain awarded them ten points sealing their win.

It has been reported that Turkey were due to compete in the contest, but withdrew under pressure from Arab states who objected to a predominantly Muslim country taking part in a contest staged in Israel.

Credits

Commentator
John Dunn
Participant
Manuela Bravo
Participant
Matia Bazar
Participant
Tommy Seebach
Participant
Cathal Dunne
Participant
Katri-Helena
Participant
Laurent Vaguener
Participant
Elpida
Participant
Peter, Sue and Marc and Pfuri, Gorps and Kniri
Participant
Dschinghis Khan
Participant
Milk and Honey
Participant
Anne-Marie David
Participant
Micha Marah
Participant
Jeane Manson
Participant
Xandra
Participant
Ted Gardestad
Participant
Anita Skorgan
Participant
Black Lace
Participant
Christina Simon
Participant
Betty Missiego

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