1985

A list of people who took part in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1985.

The Contest was hosted by Lill Lindfors at the Scandinvaium in Gothenburg, Sweden.

See national final entries for 1985.

Artists who had performed at Eurovision before 1985

NamePrevious appearances
Pat Reilly4
Lennart Sjöholm3
Michael Elo3
Kari Gjærum3
Lalla Francia2
Paola Orlandi2
Stelios Goulielmos2
Jokke Seppälä2
Shlomo Maman2
Lia Vissi2
Gary Lux2
Sue Glover2
Sunny Leslie2
Ireen Sheer2
Mariella Farré1
Liza Öhman1
Pino Gasparini1
Lotta Engberg1
Anita Pajunen1
Per Øystein Sørensen1
Kaija Koo1
Hanne Krogh1
Rita O'Regan1
Rhonda Heath1
Elisabeth Andreassen1
Hanne Boel1
Kirsten Siggaard1
Lise Dandanell1
Søren Bundgaard1
Håkon Iversen1
Izhar Cohen1
Al Bano1
Romina Power1
Kikki Danielsson1

Writers who had written Eurovisions songs before 1985

NamePrevious songs
Ralph Siegel7
Bernd Meinunger5
Michael Kunze3
Keld Heick3
Lasse Holm2
Juan Carlos Calderón2
Jean Beriat1
Søren Bundgaard1
Tozé Brito1
Kobi Oshrat1
Brendan J. Graham1
Dario Farina1

Artists who performed in 1985

Named artists Named artist Backing artists Backing artist
Austria Kinder dieser Welt
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Geoff Bastow, Mick Jackson, Michael Kunze
Spokesperson  Chris Lohner
Conductor  Richard Oesterreicher
Belgium   List of performers is complete Laat me nu gaan
Writer Pieter Verlinden, Bert Vivier
Spokesperson  An Ploegaerts
Conductor  Curt-Eric Holmquist
Cyprus To katalava arga
Unidentified  
Writer Lia Vissi
Spokesperson  Anna Partelidou
Conductor  Charis Andreadis
Denmark   List of performers is complete Sku' du spør fra no'en
Writer Søren Bundgaard, Keld Heick
Spokesperson  Bent Henius
Conductor  Wolfgang Käfer
Finland   List of performers is complete Eläköön elämä
Writer Petri Laaksonen, Veli-Pekka Lehto
Spokesperson  Annemi Genetz
Conductor  Ossi Runne
France   List of performers is complete Femme dans ses rêves aussi
Writer Didier Pascalis
Spokesperson  Clémentine Célarié
Conductor  Michel Bernholc
Germany   List of performers is complete Für alle
Writer Hanne Haller
Spokesperson  Christoph Deumling
Conductor  Rainer Pietsch
Greece   List of performers is complete Miazoume
Writer Takis Biniaris, Maro Bizani
Spokesperson  Irini Gavala
Conductor  Charis Andreadis
Ireland   List of performers is complete Wait Until The Weekend Comes
Writer Brendan J. Graham
Spokesperson  John Skehan
Conductor  Noel Kelehan
Israel Olé olé
Unidentified  
Writer Kobi Oshrat, Hamutal Ben Ze'ev
Spokesperson  Yitzhak Shim'oni
Conductor  Kobi Oshrat Writer
Italy   List of performers is complete Magic, Oh Magic
Writer Dario Farina, Michael Hoffmann, Cristiano Minellono
Spokesperson  Beatrice Cori
Conductor  Fiorenzo Zanotti
Luxembourg   List of performers is complete Children, Kinder, enfants
Writer Ralph Siegel, Bernd Meinunger, Jean Beriat
Spokesperson  Frédérique Ries
Conductor  Norbert Daum
Norway   List of performers is complete La det swinge[Winning song]
Writer Rolf Løvland
Spokesperson  Erik Diesen
Conductor  Terje Fjærn
Portugal Penso em ti, eu sei
Unidentified  
Writer Tozé Brito, Adelaide, Luís Fernando
Spokesperson  Maria Margarida Gaspar
Conductor  José Calvário
Spain La fiesta terminó
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Juan Carlos Calderón
Spokesperson  Matilde Jarrín
Conductor  Juan Carlos Calderón Writer
Sweden   List of performers is complete Bra vibrationer
Writer Lasse Holm, Ingela "Pling" Forsman
Spokesperson  Agneta Bolme-Börjefors
Conductor  Curt-Eric Holmquist
Switzerland Piano, piano
Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Anita Kerr, Trudi Müller-Bosshard
Spokesperson  Michel Stocker
Conductor  Anita Kerr Writer
Turkey Didai didai dai
Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Fuat Güner, Mazhar Alanson, Özkan Uğur
Spokesperson  Fatih Orbay
Conductor  Garo Mafyan
United Kingdom   List of performers is complete Love Is
Writer Aeone Victoria Watson, James Kaleth
Spokesperson  Colin Berry
Conductor  John Coleman
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