Tuesday, 31 August 2010

Germany 1986

The German national final to select their entry, Vorentscheid 1986, was held on March 27 at the Deutsches Theater in Munich, and was hosted by Sabrina Lallinger and Wenche Myhre. Wenche Myhre represented Germany in the 1968 Contest.

Twelve songs made it to the national final, which was broadcast by Bayerischer Rundfunk to ARD broadcasters across West Germany. The winning song was chosen by the votes of approximately 500 people who were chosen by an institute to be representative of the German population. Each person gave every song a vote, from 1 (for worst) to 12 (for best).

The winning entry was Über die Brücke geh'n, performed by Ingrid Peters and composed by Hans Blum.


01. Über die Brücke geh'n - Ingrid Peters, 4236 points
02. Wir gehör'n zusammen - Dschinghis Khan, 4088 points
03. Die Engel sind auch nicht mehr das was sie war'n - Chris Heart, 4027 points
04. Miteinander - Joy Fleming and Marc Berry, 3989 points
05. Europa - Headline, 3871 points
06. Clowns - Clowns, 3597 points
07. Kopf oder Zahl - Tie Break, 3118 points
08. Der Sonne entgegen - Margit P., 2923 points
09. Du bist der Wind, der meine Flügel trägt - Günther-Eric Thöner, 2893 points
10. Ich habe niemals nie gesagt - Steffi Hinz, 2769 points
11. Rein und klar wie's früher war - Mister Fisto, 2102 points
12. Telefon - That's Life, 2011 points

Ingrid Peters was the 14th performer on the night of the Contest. At the close of the voting the song had received 62 points, placing 8th in a field of 20 competing countries.


Ingrid Peters (born as Ingrid Probst on April 19, 1954 in Dudweiler, Saarland) is a German singer.

She represented Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest 1986 held in Bergen. Her song, Über die Brücke geh'n was placed 8ht. Ingrid Peters had made previous attempts to represent Germany. In 1979 she performed a song called Du bist nicht frei which came 8th. In 1983 was she was runner-up in the national contest with Viva la mamma.

In 1983 she came 3rd at the Seoul Song Contest

In 2002 she began her One-Woman-Musical-Show Bin ich denn total verrückt?!

She also worked as a radio presenter and performed in de German national final for the ESC 2006.


  1. I can't listen to Wir Gehör'n Zusammen, doesn't work.

  2. strange, it works fine here, I uploaded it again.

  3. In my case, now it isn't working Clowns, but I suspect that it depends on the hour. Maybe it will work later. I'll prove then

  4. Well, mediafire isn't perfect, but it's free, I uploaded Clowns again.

  5. Thank you so much, Dustin. I'm feeling that we're giving you so much problems. Sorry. Anyway, I prefer Mediafire to Rapidshare, so I congratulate you for your deccission of change in early August.

  6. Oh no, no problem at all!! Thanks for your compliments!