Who is missing

A rundown of known gaps and completed years/countries. Note that from 2015 backing vocalists could sing off stage and therefore it is difficult to confirm if there are unidentified performers.

Unidentified people

YearCountrySong Named artist Backing artist Unidentified
1965ItalySe Piangi, Se Ridi43
1966FranceChez Nous43
1966ItalyDio Come Ti Amo42
1967GermanyAnouschka43
1969GermanyPrimaballerina32
1969IrelandThe Wages Of Love43
1969NorwayOj, Oj, Oj, Så Glad, Jeg Skal Bli43
1970BelgiumViens L'oublier43
1970GermanyWunder Gibt Es Immer Wieder43
1971LuxembourgPomme, Pomme, Pomme21
1971PortugalMenina Do Alto Da Serra54
1973FranceSans Toi54
1973GermanyJunger Tag65
1973LuxembourgTu Te Reconnaîtras62
1973MonacoUn Train Qui Part43
1973SwitzerlandJe Me Vais Marier, Marie63
1975FranceEt Bonjour à Toi L'artiste64
1975IrelandThat's What Friends Are For52
1975LuxembourgToi43
1975MaltaSinging This Song54
1975SwedenJennie, Jennie62
1976BelgiumJudy Et Cie.63
1976ItalyWe'll Live It All Again64
1976SwitzerlandDjambo, Djambo63
1977ItalyLiberà62
1978GreeceCharlie Chaplin53
1978SwitzerlandVivre65
1979BelgiumHey Nana41
1979FranceJe Suis L'enfant Soleil61
1980GermanyTheater64
1980ItalyNon So Che Darei65
1980LuxembourgPapa Pingouin64
1980MoroccoBitakat Hob52
1980SwitzerlandCinéma65
1981AustriaWenn Du Da Bist54
1981BelgiumSamson62
1981DenmarkKrøller Eller Ej61
1981FranceHumanahum61
1981GermanyJohnny Blue63
1981LuxembourgC'est Peut-être Pas L'amérique62
1981SpainY Solo Tú53
1981SwitzerlandIo Senza Te63
1982BelgiumSi Tu Aimes Ma Musique63
1982IrelandHere Today, Gone Tomorrow62
1982LuxembourgCours Après Le Temps61
1982SpainÉl42
1983AustriaHurricane61
1983FranceVivre53
1983GermanyRücksicht64
1983LuxembourgSi La Vie Est Cadeau62
1983PortugalEsta Balada Que Te Dou54
1983SwitzerlandIo Così Non Ci Sto65
1984AustriaEinfach weg64
1984BelgiumAvanti la vie54
1984CyprusAnna Mari-Elena43
1984FranceAutant d'amoureux que d'étoiles65
1984GermanyAufrecht gehn64
1984ItalyI treni di Tozeur63
1984Luxembourg100% d'amour65
1984PortugalSilêncio e tanta gente21
1984SpainLady, lady51
1985AustriaKinder dieser Welt62
1985CyprusTo katalava arga51
1985IsraelOlé olé61
1985PortugalPenso em ti, eu sei41
1985SpainLa fiesta terminó54
1985SwitzerlandPiano, piano42
1985TurkeyDidai didai dai52
1986AustriaDie Zeit Ist Einsam65
1986CyprusTora Zo51
1986GermanyÜber Die Brücke Geh'n64
1986IsraelYavoh Yom61
1986LuxembourgL'amour De Ma Vie42
1986PortugalNão Sejas Mau P'ra Mim54
1986SpainValentino62
1986SwitzerlandPas Pour Moi43
1987AustriaNur Noch Gefühl65
1987BelgiumSoldiers of Love61
1987CyprusAspro Mavro61
1987FranceLes Mots d'Amour n'ont pas de Dimanche32
1987IcelandHægt og hljótt53
1987ItalyGente di Mare62
1987LuxembourgAmour Amour42
1987SpainNo Estás Solo63
1987SwitzerlandMoitié Moitié64
1988FranceChanteur De Charme31
1988GermanyLied Für Einen Freund64
1988IsraelBen-Adam62
1988ItalyTi Scrivo65
1988LuxembourgCroire65
1988PortugalVoltarei64
1988TurkeySufi (Hey Ya Hey)52
1988YugoslaviaMangup62
1989AustriaNur Ein Lied51
1989FranceJ'ai Volé La Vie65
1989GermanyFlieger51
1989IsraelDerech Ha-melech42
1989SwitzerlandViver Senza Tei62
1990AustriaKeine Mauern Mehr64
1990FranceWhite And Black Blues64
1990GermanyFrei Zu Leben64
1990LuxembourgQuand Je Te Rêve61
1990SpainBandido62
1990SwitzerlandMusik Klingt In Die Welt Hinaus65
1990YugoslaviaHajde Da Ludujemo64
1991AustriaVenedig Im Regen52
1991IsraelKan63
1991PortugalLusitana Paixão53
1991SwitzerlandCanzone Per Te54
1992AustriaZusammen gehn61
1992CyprusTeriazoume63
1992DenmarkÅlt det som ingen ser62
1992FranceMonté la riviè65
1992IsraelZe rak sport43
1993BelgiumIemand Als Jij61
1993CyprusMi Stamatas63
1993FranceMama Corsica65
1993TurkeyEsmer Yarim63
1994AustriaFür den Frieden der Welt65
1994FranceJe Suis Un Vrai Garçon64
1995DenmarkFra Mols Til Skagen61
1995FranceIl Me Donne Rendez-vous65
1995IrelandDreamin'64
1995MaltaKeep Me In Mind51
1995PolandSama63
1995RussiaKolybelnaya Dlya Vulkana65
1996BelgiumLiefde Is Een Kaartspel61
1996Bosnia & HerzegovinaZa Našu Ljubav64
1996CroatiaSveta Ljubav63
1996CyprusMόno Gia Más43
1996SlovakiaKým Nás Máš42
1996SloveniaDan najlepših sanj64
1996SwitzerlandMon cœur l'aime42
1997AustriaOne Step61
1997FranceSentiments Songes65
1997GermanyZeit61
1997RussiaPrimadonna65
1997SwedenBara Hon älskar Mig63
1997SwitzerlandDentro Di Me53
1998BelgiumDis Oui54
1998CroatiaNeka Mi Ne Svane64
1998FranceOù Aller62
1998HungaryA Holnap Már Ném Lesz Szomorú42
1998SlovakiaModlitba54
1998SloveniaNaj Bogovi Slišijo61
1998SwedenKärleken är63
1998SwitzerlandLass Ihn62
1998United KingdomWhere Are You?54
1999AustriaReflection64
1999Bosnia & HerzegovinaPutnici62
1999FranceJe Veux Donner Ma Voix62
1999IsraelHappy Birthday62
1999PolandPrzytul Mnie Mocno32
2000FranceOn aura le ciel65
2000GermanyWadde hadde dudde da?64
2000IsraelSa'me'akh62
2000RussiaSolo64
2000SwitzerlandLa vita cos'è52
2001Bosnia & HerzegovinaHano32
2001CroatiaStrings Of My Heart62
2001GermanyWer Liebe Lebt54
2001IsraelEin Davar61
2001LithuaniaYou Got Style63
2001SloveniaEnergy52
2002AustriaSay A Word63
2002LatviaI Wanna64
2002LithuaniaHappy You54
2002North MacedoniaIt Depends On Us64
2002RussiaNorthern Girl62
2002SwitzerlandDans Le Jardin De Mon Âme54
2002United KingdomCome Back64
2003Bosnia & HerzegovinaNe Brini61
2003FranceMonts Et Merveilles54
2003IsraelWords For Love63
2003PolandKeine Grenzen - Zadnych Granic62
2003PortugalDeixa-me Sonhar53
2003RomaniaDon't Break My Heart54
2003RussiaNe Ver', Ne Boisia53
2003SloveniaNanana54
2003UkraineHasta La Vista65
2003United KingdomCry Baby63
2004AustriaDu Bist63
2004Bosnia & HerzegovinaIn The Disco64
2004LithuaniaWhat's Happened To Your Love64
2004MaltaOn Again... Off Again41
2004MonacoNotre Planète65
2004North MacedoniaLife62
2004RussiaBelieve Me54
2004TurkeyFor Real62
2004UkraineWild Dances65
2005AlbaniaNeser Shkoj65
2005BelarusLove Me Tonight63
2005Bosnia & HerzegovinaZovi62
2005GermanyRun & Hide65
2005IcelandIf I Had Your Love64
2005MonacoTout De Moi32
2005North MacedoniaMake My Day64
2005SwitzerlandCool Vibes62
2005UkraineRazom Nas Bahato63
2005United KingdomTouch My Fire65
2006AlbaniaZjarr E Ftohtë63
2006AndorraSense Tu63
2006ArmeniaWithout Your Love64
2006BulgariaLet Me Cry63
2006MaltaI Do62
2006MoldovaLoca63
2006MonacoLa Coco-dance61
2006PortugalCoisas De Nada62
2006UkraineShow Me Your Love65
2007AlbaniaHear My Plea64
2007GeorgiaVisionary Dream54
2007GreeceYassou Maria61
2007MoldovaFight63
2007PolandTime to Party63
2007RussiaSong #163
2007United KingdomFlying The Flag (For You)62
2008AndorraCasanova53
2008ArmeniaQele, Qele63
2008AzerbaijanDay After Day64
2008BelarusHasta La Vista63
2008Bosnia & HerzegovinaPokušaj64
2008CroatiaRomanca61
2008GeorgiaPeace Will Come64
2008IrelandIrelande Douze Pointe63
2008RomaniaPe-o Margine De Lume63
2008UkraineShady Lady62
2008United KingdomEven If63
2009ArmeniaJan Jan64
2009AzerbaijanAlways64
2009BelarusEyes That Never Lie5-1
2009GermanyMiss Kiss Kiss Bang63
2009IsraelThere Must Be Another Way52
2009MoldovaHora Din Moldova64
2009MontenegroJust Get Out of My Life61
2009RussiaMamo65
2009United KingdomIt's My Time63
2010BulgariaAngel Si Ti (You Are an Angel)51
2010FranceAllez Ola Olé61
2010GeorgiaShine63
2010MoldovaRun Away61
2011AlbaniaFeel The Passion63
2011GermanyTaken By A Stranger62
2011IsraelDing Dong65
2011UkraineAngel31
2012IsraelTime62
2012UkraineBe My Guest52
2022NorwayGive That Wolf A Banana61

Number of performers unknown

YearCountrySong Named artist Backing artist
1964LuxembourgDès Que Le Printemps Revient1
2015AustraliaTonight Again5
2015BelarusTime5
2015CyprusOne Thing I Should Have Done2
2015GeorgiaWarrior3
2015GreeceOne Last Breath4
2015RomaniaDe La Capat5
2015SerbiaBeauty Never Lies5
2015SwitzerlandTime to Shine5
2016AlbaniaFairytale4
2016AustraliaSound Of Silence3
2016AustriaLoin d'ici4
2016CroatiaLighthouse5
2016Czech RepublicI Stand5
2016EstoniaPlay4
2016FranceJ'ai cherché5
2016GeorgiaMidnight Gold5
2016GermanyGhost5
2016HungaryPioneer4
2016ItalyNo Degree Of Separation3
2016LatviaHeartbeat3
2016LithuaniaI've Been Waiting For This Night5
2016MoldovaFalling Stars4
2016SwedenIf I Were Sorry2
2016SwitzerlandThe Last Of Our Kind4
2016Ukraine19443
2017AlbaniaWorld5
2017AustraliaDon't Come Easy4
2017AustriaRunning On Air5
2017BelgiumCity Lights3
2017BulgariaBeautiful Mess4
2017CyprusGravity4
2017Czech RepublicMy Turn5
2017EstoniaVerona5
2017FinlandBlackbird2
2017FranceRequiem4
2017GermanyPerfect Life3
2017HungaryOrigo3
2017MaltaBreathlessly5
2017MontenegroSpace4
2017NetherlandsLights and Shadows3
2017North MacedoniaDance Alone5
2017PolandFlashlight2
2017PortugalAmar Pelos Dois1
2017RomaniaYodel It!3
2017SerbiaIn Too Deep5
2017SloveniaOn My Way1
2017United KingdomNever Give Up On You1
2018AustraliaWe Got Love4
2018BelgiumA Matter Of Time4
2018CroatiaCrazy3
2018EstoniaLa Forza3
2018FranceMercy4
2018GeorgiaFor You5
2018GermanyYou Let Me Walk Alone1
2018GreeceOniro Mou5
2018ItalyNon Mi Avete Fatto Niente4
2018LatviaFunny Girl5
2018LithuaniaWhen We're Old3
2018PortugalO Jardim2
2018SpainTu Canción2
2018SwitzerlandStones5
2018UkraineUnder The Ladder5
2019ArmeniaWalking Out5
2019AustriaLimits4
2019BelgiumWake Up5
2019CroatiaThe Dream4
2019HungaryAz én apám (My Father)3
2019ItalySoldi (Money)5
2019MoldovaStay5
2019NetherlandsArcade4
2019North MacedoniaProud4
2019PolandFire of Love (Pali się)4
2019PortugalTelemóveis (Cell Phones)4
2019SerbiaKruna (The Crown)5
2019SloveniaSebi (To Myself)2
2021AustraliaTechnicolour4
2021GeorgiaYou1
2021MaltaJe Me Casse5
2021SwitzerlandTout l'Univers1

Years with complete performer data

Year Named artist Backing artist
2014187
2013194
197484
197259
196832
196321
196217
196117
196013
195913
195810
195713
195624

Countries with complete performer data to 2014

Year Named artist Backing artist
Serbia & Montenegro12
Netherlands224
Serbia39
San Marino27
Finland196
Estonia105
Czech Republic17

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