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United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest 1968

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United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest 1968

Eurovision Song Contest 1968
Country United Kingdom
National selection
Selection process A Song For Europe
Selection date(s) 27 January 1968
Selected entrant Cliff Richard
Selected song "Congratulations"
Finals performance
Final result 2nd, 28 points
United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest

The United Kingdom held a national preselection to choose the song that would go to the Eurovision Song Contest 1968. It was held on 27 January 1968 and presented by Cilla Black.


Artist Song Place Points*
Cliff Richard Wonderful World 3 19,990
Cliff Richard Do you Remember? 6 4,200
Cliff Richard High 'n' Dry 2 30,500
Cliff Richard The Sound of the Candyman's Trumpet 4 11,200
Cliff Richard Congratulations 1 171,300
Cliff Richard Little Rag Doll 5 10,400
The table is ordered by appearance.
*Points were only announced rounded up.

"Congratulations" won the national and went on to come 2nd in the contest.

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