Eurovision Song Contest 1965

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Eurovision Song Contest 1965
Date 20 March 1965
Presenter(s) Renata Mauro
Host Conductor Gianni Ferrio
Host Broadcaster RAI
Venue Sala di Concerto della RAI, Naples, Italy
Winning Song Poupée de cire, poupée de son (Luxembourg)
Voting system Each country had 10 jury members who distributed three points among their one, two, or three favorite songs. The points were totaled and the first, second, and third placed songs were awarded 5, 3, and 1 votes in order. If only one song got every point within the jury it would get all 9 points. If only two songs were chosen, the songs would get 6 and 3 points in order.
Number of Songs 18
Countries Making Debut Ireland
Nul points Belgium, Finland, Germany & Spain
Interval Act Mario del Monaco

The Eurovision Song Contest of 1965 was the tenth in the series. Luxembourg's win was their second. Belgium, Finland, Germany, and Spain each scored "nul points" for the second time. The 1965 contest marked the debut of Ireland, a country which later went on to dominate the competition.

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