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1961

1961

Location Cannes, France
Host Broadcaster RTF
Date 18 Mar 1961
Venue Palais des Festivals
Host(s) Jacqueline Joubert
Participants 16
Voting method Each country had 10 jury members who each awarded 1 point to their favorite song
Director Marcelle Cravanne
Interval Act Tessa Beaumont & Max Bozzoni

Voting and spokespersons

Italy - Enzo Tortora
United Kingdom - Michael Aspel
Luxembourg - TBC
Denmark - Claus Toksvig
Norway - Mette Janson
Belgium - TBC
Switzerland - Boris Acquadro
France - TBC
Germany - TBC
Sweden - Roland Eiworth
Netherlands - Siebe van der Zee
Yugoslavia - TBC
Finland - Poppe Berg
Austria - TBC
Monaco - TBC
Spain - Diego Ramírez Pastor

Commentators

Austria - Emil Kollpacher (ORF)
Belgium - Anton Peters (BRT), Robert Beauvais (RTB)
Denmark - Sejr Volmer-Sørensen (DR TV)
Finland - Aarno Walli (Suomen Televisio)
France - Robert Beauvais (RTF)
Germany - Wolf Mittler (Deutsches Fernsehen)
Italy - Corrado Mantoni (Programma Nazionale)
Luxembourg - Robert Beauvais (Télé-Luxembourg)
Monaco - Robert Beauvais (Télé Monte Carlo)
Netherlands - Piet te Nuyl (NTS)
Norway - Leif Rustad (NRK and NRK P1)
Spain - Federico Gallo (TVE)
Sweden - Jan Gabrielsson (Sveriges Radio-TV and SR P1)
Switzerland - Theodor Haller (TV DRS), Robert Beauvais (TSR)
United Kingdom - Tom Sloan (BBC TV), Peter Murray (BBC Light Programme)
Yugoslavia - Ljubomir Vukadinović (Televizija Beograd), Gordana Bonetti (Televizija Zagreb), Tomaž Terček (Televizija Ljubljana)