1980

A list of people who took part in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1980.

The Contest was hosted by Marlous Fluitsma at the Nederlands Congresgebouw in The Hague, Netherlands.

See national final entries for 1980.

Writers with multiple songs in 1980

NameSongs
Bernd Meinunger2
Ralph Siegel2

Artists who had performed at Eurovision before 1980

NamePrevious appearances
Georges Costa11
Michel Costa10
Kalle Fält2
Pat Reilly2
Katja Ebstein2
Paola del Medico1
Anne Bushnell1
Lennart Sjöholm1
Rutger Gunnarsson1
Maggie MacNeal1

Writers who had written Eurovisions songs before 1980

NamePrevious songs
Pierre Delanoë6
Peter Reber4
Ralph Siegel3
Jean-Paul Cara2
Vexi Salmi2
Véronique Müller1
Aarno Raninen1
Stephanie de Sykes1
Stuart Slater1
Bernd Meinunger1

Artists who performed in 1980

Named artists Named artist Backing artists Backing artist
Austria   List of performers is complete Du Bist Musik
Writer Klaus-Peter Sattler
Spokesperson  Jenny Pippal
Conductor  Richard Oesterreicher
Belgium   List of performers is complete Euro-Vision
Writer Dan Lacksman, Marc Moulin, Michel Moers
Spokesperson  Jacques Olivier
Denmark   List of performers is complete Tænker altid på dig
Writer Bjarne Gren Jensen, Flemming Jørgensen
Spokesperson  Bent Henius
Conductor  Allan Botschinsky
Finland   List of performers is complete Huilumies
Writer Aarno Raninen, Vexi Salmi
Spokesperson  Kaarina Pönniö
Conductor  Ossi Runne
France   List of performers is complete He, he m'sieurs dames
Writer Sylvano Santorio, Richard de Bordeaux, Richard Joffo
Spokesperson  Fabienne Égal
Conductor  Sylvano Santorio Writer
Germany Theater
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Ralph Siegel, Bernd Meinunger
Conductor  Wolfgang Rödelberger
Greece   List of performers is complete Autostop
Writer Jick Nacassian, Rony Sofu
Spokesperson  Niki Venega
Conductor  Jick Nacassian Writer
Ireland   List of performers is complete What's Another Year[Winning song]
Writer Shay Healy
Spokesperson  David Heffernan
Conductor  Noel Kelehan
Italy Non So Che Darei
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Alan Sorrenti
Spokesperson  Mariolina Cannuli
Conductor  Del Newman
Luxembourg Papa Pingouin
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Bernd Meinunger, Ralph Siegel, Jean-Paul Cara, Pierre Delanoë
Spokesperson  Jacques Harvey
Conductor  Norbert Daum
Morocco Bitakat Hob
Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Abdel Ati Amenna, Malou Rouanne
Spokesperson  Kamal Irassi
Conductor  Jean Claudric
Netherlands   List of performers is complete Amsterdam
Writer Frans Smit, Maggie MacNeal, Robert Verwey, Alex Alberts
Spokesperson  Flip van der Schalie
Conductor  Rogier van Otterloo
Norway   List of performers is complete Sámiid Ædnan
Writer Sverre Kjelsberg, Ragnar Olsen
Spokesperson  Roald Øyen
Conductor  Sigurd Jansen
Portugal   List of performers is complete Um Grande, Grande Amor
Writer José Cid
Spokesperson  Teresa Cruz
Conductor  Jorge Machado
Spain   List of performers is complete Qué Date Esta Noche
Writer José Antonio Martin
Spokesperson  Alfonso Lapeña
Conductor  Javier Iturralde
Sweden   List of performers is complete Just Nu!
Writer Tomas Ledin
Spokesperson  Arne Weise
Conductor  Anders Berglund
Switzerland Cinéma
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Peter Reber, Véronique Müller
Spokesperson  Michel Stocker
Conductor  Peter Reber Writer
Turkey   List of performers is complete Petr'Oil
Writer Atilla Özdemiroğlu, Şanar Yurdatapan
Spokesperson  Başak Doğru
Conductor  Atilla Özdemiroğlu Writer
United Kingdom   List of performers is complete Love Enough For Two
Writer Stephanie de Sykes, Stuart Slater
Spokesperson  Ray Moore
Conductor  John Coleman
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