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1957 Overview

HOST COUNTRY: Germany HOST CITY: Frankfurt HOST VENUE: Großer Sendesaal des hessischen Rundfunks HOST BROADCASTER: ARD HOST PRESENTERS: Anaïd Iplicjian INTERVAL ACTS: None
GRAND FINAL: 3rd March
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 10 DEBUT(S): Austria, Denmark, United Kingdom

Who Won in 1957?

1957 Facts

The Italian song was over 5 minutes long, the UK was less than 2, this prompted a rule that songs could be a maximum of 3 minutes long, this rule still stands to day.

More rules introduced; Juries could not vote for their own song!