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31/03/1979 The 24th Eurovision Song Contest

The Eurovision Song Contest was held in Jerusalem, Israel, following the country's win at the previous contest. The winner was Israel with the song "Hallelujah", performed by Gali Atari and Milk and Honey. As well as being broadcast live in the 19 competing countries, the contest was broadcast in Turkey, Romania, Hong Kong and Iceland.


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  • International broadcasts and voting