Eurovision By Year
1978 OverviewHOST COUNTRY: France HOST CITY: Paris HOST VENUE: Palais des Congrès HOST BROADCASTER: TF1 HOST PRESENTERS: Denise Fabre & Léon Zitrone INTERVAL ACTS: Stéphane Grappelli and Oscar Peterson, Yehudi Menuhin, Kenny Clarke & Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen
GRAND FINAL: 22nd April
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 20
Who Won in 1978?
ARTIST Izhar Cohen and the Alphabeta
1978 FactsThis was the first show with more than one presenter.
Tunisian, Algerian, Moroccon & Jordanian TV converage was ended after it was clear that Israel were going to win. Jordanian TV even announced that second-placed Belgium were the winners.