A list of people who took part in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1978.

The Contest was hosted by Denise Fabre and Léon Zitrone at the Palais des Congrès in Paris, France.

See national final entries for 1978.

Performers with multiple appearances in 1978

Georges Costa4
Francine Chantereau3
Dominique Poulain3
Martine Latorre3
Michel Costa3
Catherine Bonnevay2

Writers with multiple songs in 1978

Didier Barbelivien2

Artists who had performed at Eurovision before 1978

NamePrevious appearances
Georges Costa5
Michel Costa5
María Jesús Aguirre4
Mercedes Valimaña4
Dominique Poulain4
María Dolores Arenas3
Titia Dekker3
Francine Chantereau3
Catherine Bonnevay3
Martine Latorre2
Gro Bergsland1
Irma Tapio1
Norbert Niedermayer1
Jean Vallée1
Ireen Sheer1

Writers who had written Eurovisions songs before 1978

NamePrevious songs
Ehud Manor3
Ramón Arcusa2
Peter Himmelstrand1
Sergio Bardotti1
Eddy Ouwens1
Jean Albertini1
Paul de Senneville1
Jean Vallée1
Olivier Toussaint1
Nurit Hirsh1
Manuel de la Calva1

Artists who performed in 1978

Named artists Named artist Backing artists Backing artist
Austria   List of performers is complete Mrs Caroline Robinson
Writer Gerhard Markel, Norbert Niedermayer, Walter Markel
Spokesperson  Jenny Pippal
Conductor  Richard Oesterreicher
Belgium   List of performers is complete Amour Ça Fait Chanter La Vie
Writer Jean Vallée
Spokesperson  André Hagon
Conductor  Jean Musy
Denmark   List of performers is complete Boom Boom
Writer Andy Kulmbak, Christian Have, Michael Trempenau, Peter Nielsen
Spokesperson  Jens Dreyer
Conductor  Helmer Olesen
Finland   List of performers is complete Anna Rakkaudelle Tilaisuus
Writer Reijo Karvonen, Seija Simola
Spokesperson  Kaarina Pönniö
Conductor  Ossi Runne
France   List of performers is complete Il Y Aura Toujours Des Violons
Writer Gérard Stern, Didier Barbelivien
Spokesperson  Marc Menant
Conductor  Alain Goraguer
Germany   List of performers is complete Feuer
Writer Jean Frankfurter, John Möring
Spokesperson  Ute Verhoolen
Conductor  Jean Frankfurter Writer
Greece Charlie Chaplin
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Sakis Tsilikis, Yannis Xanthulis
Spokesperson  Niki Venega
Conductor  Charis Andreadis
Ireland   List of performers is complete Born To Sing
Writer Colm Wilkinson
Spokesperson  John Skehan
Conductor  Noel Kelehan
Israel   List of performers is complete Ah-Bah-Nee-Bee[Winning song]
Writer Nurit Hirsh, Ehud Manor
Spokesperson  Yitzhak Shim'oni
Conductor  Nurit Hirsh Writer
Italy   List of performers is complete Questo Amore
Writer Dario Farina, Mauro Lusini, Sergio Bardotti
Spokesperson  Mariolina Cannuli
Conductor  Nicola Samale
Luxembourg   List of performers is complete Parlez-vous Français?
Writer Rolf Soja, Frank Dostal, Péter Zentner
Spokesperson  Jacques Harvey
Conductor  Rolf Soja Writer
Monaco   List of performers is complete Les Jardins De Monaco
Writer Olivier Toussaint, Paul de Senneville, Didier Barbelivien, Jean Albertini
Spokesperson  Carole Chabrier
Conductor  Yvon Rioland
Netherlands   List of performers is complete 't Is Ok
Writer Eddy Ouwens, Dick Kooiman, Toon Gispen
Spokesperson  Dick van Bommel
Conductor  Harry van Hoof
Norway   List of performers is complete Mil Etter Mil
Writer Kai Eide
Spokesperson  Egil Teige
Conductor  Carsten Klouman
Portugal   List of performers is complete Dai Li Dou
Writer Vítor Mamede, Carlos Quintas
Spokesperson  Isabel Wolmar
Conductor  Thilo Krasmann
Spain   List of performers is complete Bailemos Un Vals
Writer Manuel de la Calva, Ramón Arcusa
Spokesperson  Matías Prats Luque
Conductor  Ramón Arcusa Writer
Sweden   List of performers is complete Det Blir Alltid Värre Framåt Natten
Writer Peter Himmelstrand
Spokesperson  Sven Lindahl
Conductor  Bengt Palmers
Switzerland Vivre
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Alain Morisod, Pierre Alain
Spokesperson  Michel Stocker
Conductor  Daniel Janin
Turkey   List of performers is complete Sevinçe
Writer Dağhan Baydur, Hulki Aktunç
Spokesperson  Meral Savcı
Conductor  Onno Tunç
United Kingdom   List of performers is complete The Bad Old Days
Writer Stephanie de Sykes, Stuart Slater
Spokesperson  Colin Berry
Conductor  Alyn Ainsworth
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