1988

A list of people who took part in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1988.

The Contest was hosted by Michelle Rocca and Pat Kenny at the RDS Simmonscourt Pavilion in Dublin, Ireland.

See national final entries for 1988.

Artists who had performed at Eurovision before 1988

NamePrevious appearances
Reuven Gvirtz2
Lisa Boray2
Kirsten Siggaard2
Søren Bundgaard2
Juha Lanu1
Kyösti Laihi1
Stelios Konstantinou1
Yehuda Tamir1
Yardena Arazi1
Sigvart Dagsland1
Kari Iveland1
Miriam Stockley1
Françoise Vidick1
Dora1
Tommy Körberg1
Fuat Güner1
Erkki Korhonen1
Mazhar Alanson1
Jari Nieminen1
Özkan Uğur1
Jari Puhakka1

Artists who performed in 1988

Named artists Named artist Backing artists Backing artist
Austria   List of performers is complete Lisa Mona Lisa
Conductor  Harald Neuwirth
Spokesperson  Tilia Herold
Writer Klaus Kofler, Ronnie Herboltzheimer, Wilfried Scheutz
Belgium   List of performers is complete Laissez Briller Le Soleil
Conductor  Daniel Willem Writer
Spokesperson  Jacques Olivier
Writer Daniel Willem, Reynaert, Philippe Anciaux
Cyprus Thimame
Denmark   List of performers is complete Ka' Du Se Hva' Jeg Sa'
Conductor  Henrik Krogsgård
Spokesperson  Bent Henius
Writer Søren Bundgaard, Keld Heick
Finland   List of performers is complete Nauravat Silmät Muistetaan
Conductor  Ossi Runne
Spokesperson  Solveig Herlin
Writer Pepe Willberg, Kirsti Willberg
France Chanteur De Charme
Unidentified  
Conductor  Guy Matteoni
Spokesperson  Catherine Ceylac
Writer Gérard Lenorman, Claude Lemesle
Germany Lied Für Einen Freund
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Conductor  Michael Thatcher
Spokesperson  Corry von Kiel
Writer Ralph Siegel, Bernd Meinunger
Greece   List of performers is complete Clown
Conductor  Charis Andreadis
Spokesperson  Fotini Giannoulatou
Writer Dimitris Sakislis
Iceland   List of performers is complete Sókrates
Spokesperson  Guðrún Skúladóttir
Writer Sverrir Stormsker
Ireland   List of performers is complete Take Him Home
Conductor  Noel Kelehan
Spokesperson  John Skehan
Writer Peter Eades
Israel Ben-Adam
Unidentified   Unidentified  
Conductor  Eldad Shrem
Spokesperson  Yitzhak Shim'oni
Writer Boris Dimitshtein, Ehud Manor
Italy Ti Scrivo
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Spokesperson  Mariolina Cannuli
Writer Luca Barbarossa
Luxembourg Croire
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Conductor  Régis Dupré
Spokesperson  Jean-Luc Bertrand
Writer Jacques Cardona, Alain Garcia
Netherlands   List of performers is complete Shangri-la
Conductor  Harry van Hoof
Spokesperson  Joop van Os
Writer Peter de Wijn
Norway   List of performers is complete For Vår Jord
Conductor  Arild Stav
Spokesperson  Andreas Diesen
Writer Erik Hillestad, Anita Skorgan
Portugal Voltarei
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Conductor  José Calvário Writer
Spokesperson  Maria Margarida Gaspar
Writer José Calvário, José Niza
Spain   List of performers is complete La Chica Que Yo Quiero (Made In Spain)
Conductor  Javier de Juan
Spokesperson  Matilde Jarrín
Writer Enrique Piero, Francisco Dondiego
Sweden   List of performers is complete Stad I Ljus
Conductor  Anders Berglund
Spokesperson  Maud Uppling
Writer Py Bäckman
Switzerland   List of performers is complete Ne Partez Pas Sans Moi[Winning song]
Conductor  Atilla Şereftuğ Writer
Spokesperson  Michel Stocker
Writer Atilla Şereftuğ, Nella Martinetti
Turkey Sufi (Hey Ya Hey)
Unidentified   Unidentified  
Conductor  Turhan Yükseler
Spokesperson  Canan Kumbasar
Writer Fuat Güner, Mazhar Alanson, Özkan Uğur
United Kingdom   List of performers is complete Go
Conductor  Ronnie Hazlehurst
Spokesperson  Colin Berry
Writer Julie Forsyth
Yugoslavia Mangup
Unidentified   Unidentified  
Conductor  Nikica Kalogjera
Spokesperson  Miša Molk
Writer Rajko Dujmić, Stevo Cvikić
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