Portugal: Grande Prémio TV da Canção 1970

Eurovision 1970 boycott

Austria, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Portugal and Sweden boycotted Eurovision 1970 because of the voting system. At Eurovision 1969 4 countries had been declared winner: Netherlands, Spain, France and United Kingdom, meaning that 25% of the participants won in 1969.

Many countries demanded a change of the voting system after this incident but the EBU didn't change anything.


Grande Prémio TV da Canção 1970

Date22 May 1970
LocationCinema Monumental
HostsMaria Fernanda
Carlos Cruz
Voting100% jury

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