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1956

1956

Location Lugano, Switzerland
Host Broadcaster SSR SRG
Date 24 May 1956
Venue Teatro Kursaal
Host Lohengrin Filipello
Participants 14
Voting method Each jury member had two votes, only the winner was announced
EBU Scrutineer Rolf Liebermann
Director Franco Marazzi
Interval Act Les Joyeux Rossignols &
Les Trois Ménestrels 

Commentators

Netherlands - Piet te Nuy (NTS)
Switzerland - Georges Hardy (TSR)
Belgium - Janine Lambotte (INR), Nand Baert (NIR)
Germany - Wolf Mittler (Deutsches Fernsehen)
France - Michèle Rebel (RTF)
Luxembourg - Jacques Navadic (Télé-Luxembourg)
Italy - Bianca Maria Piccinino (Programma Nazionale)
Austria (non-participating country) - Wolf Mittler (ORF)
Denmark (non-participating country) - Gunnar Hansen (Statsradiofonien TV)
United Kingdom (non-participating country) - Wilfrid Thomas (BBC Television Service)