Grand Final: 1989

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Duration: 3 hours, 10 minutes

The thirty fourth annual Eurovision Song Contest broadcast from Palais de Beaulieu in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Riva's "Rock Me" won the title for Yugoslavia, their only ever victory as a unified state.

The United Kingdom were narrowly beaten into second place for a second year running. This year's entrant Ray Caruana, the lead singer of Live Report was quite outspoken about losing out to what he considered a lesser song.

Controversy over the inclusion of eleven year old Nathalie Paque for France and twelve year old Gili Natanael for Isreal prompted a decision by the European Broadcasting Union to set a minimum age limit the following year so that no performer could take part before the year of their sixteenth birthday.

Credits

Commentator
Terry Wogan
Participant
Anna Oxa and Fausto Leali
Participant
Gili ve Galit
Participant
Kiev Connolly and the Missing Passengers
Participant
Justine Pelmelay
Participant
Pan
Participant
Ingeborg
Participant
Live Report
Participant
Britt Synnove Johansen
Participant
Da Vinci
Participant
Tommy Nilsson
Participant
Park Cafe
Participant
Birthe Kjaer
Participant
Thomas Forstner
Participant
Anneli Saaristo
Participant
Nathalie Paque
Participant
Nina
Participant
Fanny Polymeri and Yiannis Savvidakis
Participant
Furbaz
Participant
Marianna
Participant
Daniel August Haraldsson
Participant
Nino de Angelo
Participant
Riva

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