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

Writers who had written Eurovisions songs before 1988

NamePrevious songs
Ralph Siegel9
Bernd Meinunger7
Ehud Manor5
Keld Heick4
Nella Martinetti3
José Niza3
Alain Garcia2
Søren Bundgaard2
Anita Skorgan2
José Calvário2
Stevo Cvikić1
Fuat Güner1
Mazhar Alanson1
Özkan Uğur1
Rajko Dujmić1
Atilla Şereftuğ1

Artists who performed in 1988

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