Wednesday, 18 August 2010

Germany 1980

At the ESC 1980 Germany was represented by Katja Ebstein, with the song Theater. Theater" was the winner of the German national final, held on March 20.

The final was held at the Bayerischer Rundfunk TV studios in Munich, hosted by Caroline Reiber and Thomas Gottschalk. 12 songs took part and the winner was chosen by a panel of approximately 1,000 people who had been selected as providing a representative cross-section of the German public.


01. Theater - Katja Ebstein, 4828 points
02. Pan - Costa Cordalis, 4634 points
03. Wenn du nicht weißt wohin - Susanne Klee, 3968 points
04. Verzeih'n sie, Madame - Stefan Waggershausen & Co, 3625 points
05. Montezuma Castle - Montezuma, 3586 points
06. Du bist nicht mehr frei - Mel Jersey, 3310 points
07. Hallo Adam, Hallo Eva - Adam & Eve, 2847 points
08. Hier kriegt jeder sein Fett - Roland Kaiser, 2823 points
09. Minnesänger - Mädchenfänger - Tony & David, 2784 points
10. In der Oper - Vielharmoniker, 2462 points
11. Gib uns Zeit - Stefan Hallberg, 2266 points
12. Ich werd' da sein wenn es Sturm gibt - Marianne Rosenberg, 2169 points

On the night of the ESC in The Hague Katja Ebstein performed 12th in the running order. The performance was memorable, featuring four mime artists, and at the close of voting Theater had received 128 points (including maximum 12s from Italy, the Netherlands and Spain), placing Germany 2nd of the 19 entries. Only Greece and Norway failed to award the song any points at all.

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