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18/03/1961 The 6th Eurovision Song Contest

The Eurovision Song Contest 1961 was the sixth Eurovision Song Contest held in March 1961. It was hosted in the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès located in Cannes, France, where it had been staged two years previously. Luxembourg won for its first time with the song "Nous les amoureux" performed in French by Jean-Claude Pascal.


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