CAFFE` LATTE` PRESENTS
The Eurovision Song Contest has a reputation for cheesy, camp, over the top and downright ridiculous entries, but there have been exquisite gems too. This countdown looks back on 60 of the finest songs performed as part of the ESC spanning the years 1956 to 2017.
IK HOU VAN JOU
The beautiful "Ik Hou Van Jou" (I Love You) was sung in Dutch by female soloist Maribelle.
L'AMOUR EST BLEU
Greek vocalist Vicky Leandros only finished in 4th place at Eurovision, but scored an international hit with "L'Amour Est Bleu" (Love Is Blue).
BOSNIA & HERZEGOVENA 2009
Sung in Bosnian by the group Regina, "Bistra Voda" (Clear Water) finished within the Top 10 in the Grand Final held in Moscow.
Mia Martini is a successful Italian vocalist. She finished in 4th position with the big ballad "Rapsodia" (Rhapsody) sung in Italian. Martini had previously represented Italy in 1977 with "Libera".
A FORCE DE PRIER
Nana Moskouri is one of the best selling recording artists from Greece. She represented Luxembourg at Eurovision in London singing the French song "A Force De Prier" (By Persistently Praying). It finished ranked at #8.