A list of people who took part in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1987.

The Contest was hosted by Viktor Lazlo at the Centenary Palace in Brussels, Belgium.

See national final entries for 1987.

Artists who had performed at Eurovision before 1987

NamePrevious appearances
Gary Lux3
Patricia Maessen3
Lotta Engberg2
Ala Heiler1
Petra Scheeser1
Sami Kalifa1
Johnny Logan1
Cees Stolk1
Jean-Jacques Egli1
Karen Black1
Alain Pentony1
Alexia Vassiliou1
Elena Patroklou1

Writers who had written Eurovisions songs before 1987

NamePrevious songs
Ralph Siegel8
Bernd Meinunger6
Giancarlo Bigazzi2
Veli-Pekka Lehto1
Petri Laaksonen1
Rolf Løvland1
Johnny Logan1
Olcayto Ahmet Tuğsuz1
Rafael Trabucchelli1

Artists who performed in 1987

Named artists Named artist Backing artists Backing artist
Austria Nur Noch Gefühl
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Kenneth Westmore, Stefanie Werger
Spokesperson  Tilia Herold
Conductor  Richard Oesterreicher
Belgium Soldiers of Love
Writer Gyuri Spies, Marc de Coen, Liliane Saint-Pierre
Spokesperson  An Ploegaerts
Conductor  Freddy Sunder
Cyprus Aspro Mavro
Writer Andros Papapavlou, Maria Papapaulou
Spokesperson  Anna Partelidou
Conductor  Jo Carlier
Denmark   List of performers is complete En Lille Melodi
Writer Helge Engelbrecht, Jacob Jonia
Spokesperson  Bent Henius
Conductor  Henrik Krogsgård
Finland   List of performers is complete Sata Salamaa
Writer Petri Laaksonen, Veli-Pekka Lehto
Spokesperson  Solveig Herlin
Conductor  Ossi Runne
France Les Mots d'Amour n'ont pas de Dimanche
Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Gérard Curci, Marc Minier
Spokesperson  Lionel Cassan
Conductor  Jean-Claude Petit
Germany   List of performers is complete Laß Die Sonne In Dein Herz
Writer Ralph Siegel, Bernd Meinunger
Spokesperson  Gabi Schnelle
Conductor  László Bencker
Greece   List of performers is complete Stop!
Writer Thanos Kalliris, Vassilis Dertillis
Spokesperson  Irini Gavala
Conductor  George Niarchos
Iceland Hægt og hljótt
Writer Valgeir Guðjónsson
Spokesperson  Guðrún Skúladóttir
Conductor  Hjálmar H. Ragnarsson
Ireland   List of performers is complete Hold Me Now[Winning song]
Writer Johnny Logan
Spokesperson  Brendan Balfe
Conductor  Noel Kelehan
Israel   List of performers is complete Lazy Bums
Writer Zohar Laskov
Spokesperson  Yitzhak Shim'oni
Conductor  Kobi Oshrat
Italy Gente di Mare
Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Raf, Umberto Tozzi, Giancarlo Bigazzi
Spokesperson  Mariolina Cannuli
Conductor  Gianfranco Lombardi
Luxembourg Amour Amour
Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Alec Mansion, Plastic Bertrand
Spokesperson  Frédérique Ries
Conductor  Alec Mansion Writer
Netherlands   List of performers is complete Rechtop In De Wind
Writer Peter Koelewijn
Spokesperson  Ralph Inbar
Conductor  Rogier van Otterloo
Norway   List of performers is complete Mitt Liv
Writer Rolf Løvland, Hanne Krogh
Spokesperson  Sverre Christophersen
Conductor  Terje Fjærn
Portugal   List of performers is complete Neste Barco à Vela
Writer Alfredo Azinheira, Jorge Mendes
Spokesperson  Ana Zanatti
Conductor  Jaime Oliveira
Spain No Estás Solo
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Rafael Martínez, Rafael Trabucchelli, Patricia Kraus
Spokesperson  Matilde Jarrín
Conductor  Eduardo Leiva
Sweden   List of performers is complete Boogaloo
Writer Mikael Wendt, Christer Lundh
Spokesperson  Jan Ellerås
Conductor  Curt-Eric Holmquist
Switzerland Moitié Moitié
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Jean-Jacques Egli
Spokesperson  Michel Stocker
Turkey   List of performers is complete Sarkim Sevgi üstüne
Writer Olcayto Ahmet Tuğsuz
Spokesperson  Canan Kumbasar
Conductor  Garo Mafyan
United Kingdom   List of performers is complete Only The Light
Writer Rikki Peebles
Spokesperson  Colin Berry
Conductor  Ronnie Hazlehurst
Yugoslavia   List of performers is complete Ja Sam Za Ples
Writer Rajko Dujmić, Stevo Cvikić
Spokesperson  Ljiljana Tipsarević
Conductor  Nikica Kalogjera
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