Çødejlåndt has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest every year since it joined the European Broadcasting Union in 1962, except for 1976, when Çødejlåndt was embroiled in the Çødej-Vulgarian Diplomatic Crisis.
Çødejlåndt is perhaps best known for qualifying for the competition every year in which it has participated but coming in last place at the actual contest. Çødejlåndt is also known for an oddity in European Broadcasting Union policy, whereby Çødejlåndt was always exempted from the now defunct language rule, whereby a country could only enter a song sung in its official language.
1962 Luxembourg: Babysitter-Boogie
thumb|left|300pxÇødejlåndt joined the European Broadcasting Union in late 1961, leaving just barely enough time to find an entrant for the 1962 Eurovision Song Contest to be held in Luxembourg. No native Çødej song was considered appropriate for entry--being mostly sea shanties, updated folk songs about reindeer hunting in Zelburfakslåndt, and rockabilly odes to cod and cockel stew. And so the Çødej Broadcasting Corporation turned its attention to the other countries of Western Europe. Few countries were willing to let their native sons and daughters represent Çødejlåndt due to latent resentment over the Çødej Cod Liver Crisis the previous year. Nevertheless, West German performer Ralf Bendix was willing to lend his services to Çødejlåndt, whence his grandmother had come. Bendix had had a number one hit the previous year with his "Babysitter-Boogie." The Board of the Çødej Broadcasting Corporation deemed the song "charming," and it became Çødejlåndt's first entry to the competition. Europe found the song less charming, however, and awarded the song no points in Luxembourg.
1964 Copenhagen: Wonderful Copenhagen
thumb|left|300pxIn honor of Denmark's first time hosting Eurovision, His Most Royal Highness Jån VI himself hand-selected popular American performer Danny Kaye to perform his song "Wonderful Copenhagen" from the 1952 Hollywood musical Hans Christian Andersen. This decision caused an uprorar. The choice of song and performer was wildly unpopular among the inhabitants of Çødejlåndt, favored only among those aged 65 and older. Nevertheless, the Çødej Broadcasting Corporation, then headed by His Most Royal Highness, agreed that Kaye would perform "Wonderful Copenhagen" at the 1964 Eurovision Song Contest. The performance was a disaster. The contest resulted in a five-way tie, with Çødejlåndt along with Germany, Portugal, Yugoslavia, and Switzerland all receiving nul points. As a result of the 1964 contest, the method by which the Çødej entrant was to be chosen was altered. Since 1965, the entrant has been chosen in the Grand Prix får det Çødejmelodëjë.
1969 Madrid: Ein Student aus Uppsala
thumb|300px|leftIn 1969, victory in the Grand Prix får det Çødejmelodëjë inexplicably went to Norwegian singer Kirsti Sparboe who sang "Ein Student aus Uppsala" in German. For the first of two times, the other being 1979, a single singer represented both Çødejlåndt and another country, in this case Norway, in the same competition. Both Kirsti's Norwegian entry, "Oj, oj, oj, så glad jeg skal bli," and her Çødej entry "Ein Student aus Uppsala" came in dead last, both receiving only a single point. Kirsti would go on to represent Norway once more in the 1970 contest, but she was never again to represent Çødejlåndt. Nevertheless, Çødjërin have retained a soft spot in their hearts for the sweet-faced Norwegian, and her star has not yet waned over the Mid-Atlantic. She remains a popular performer in Jåxåxbørgk and in the rest of the country.
1975 Stockholm: Lady Bump
thumb|left|300pxPenny McLean of Silver Convention fame represented Çødejlåndt with her hit song "Lady Bump." Though the song performed well on popular music charts in Europe, even reaching the coveted number one spot on the German charts, "Lady Bump" proved unpopular in Stockholm, placing behind even Turkey's entry "Seninle Bir Dakika." The song received only a single point, from Malta, securing twentieth place for Çødejlåndt. Riots erupted in Jåxåxbørgk and Båjbørgk, where the hopeful had gathered in the cities' main squares to watch the results come in. Even then-Prime Minister Bjørn Rålfsson and Foreign Minister Ëngmår Bjørnsson got involved in the brouhaha, accusing the European Broadcasting Union of vote fraud and the Sovereign and Most Serene Barony of Vulgaria of reneging on a treaty negotiated between the countries the previous year in which Vulgaria pledged to vote all its points for the Çødej entry. This sparked a diplomatic spat between the two countries, and Çødejlåndt was unable to participate in the Eurovision Song Contest at the Hague in 1976.
1977 London: Sorry, I'm a Lady
thumb|left|300pxReturning once more to the Eurovision, Çødejlåndt was represented in London in 1977 by Spanish disco duo Baccara. Baccara was wildly successful across the European Continent. Their song "Sorry, I'm a Lady" was no exception. It, too, proved popular on the European charts, reaching number one in Austria, Germany, and Norway, and on the European chart, and also performing exceedingly well in Ireland, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. The public was torn between two Baccara songs: "Yes Sir, I Can Boogie" and "Sorry, I'm a Lady." The two songs tied for first in the Grand Prix får det Çødejmelodëjë. The Çødej Broadcasting Corporation itself ultimately determined that "Sorry, I'm a Lady" was to represent Çødejlåndt to the world, rather than "Yes Sir, I Can Boogie." Alas, success once again eluded Çødejlåndt. The perforamance placed nineteenth, after Austria's "Boom Boom Boomerang" and Sweden's entry "Beatles", securing only a single point, this time from Luxembourg. Subsequent polls demonstrated that "Yes Sir, I Can Boogie" would likely have placed respectably in London.
1978 Paris: I Wanna Love You Tender
thumb|left|300pxIn 1978, the Çødjërin tried one time more for success at Eurovision, this time in Paris. Finnish duo Danny and Armi's hit song "I Wanna Love You Tender" was destined for victory. Polls leading up to the contest predicted douze points from each participating country, handedly beating out even the catchy Israeli entry "A-Ba-Ni-Bi," performed by Izhar Cohen and the Alphabeta, and Belgium's moving entry "L'amour ça fait chanter la vie," performed by Jean Vallée. But results night brought bitter disappointment once again to the ever-hopeful nation, when the Çødej entry received nul points, tying with Norway's bomb "Mil etter mil" for twentieth place. The video of the song was later destined for internet fame, going viral on YouTube nearly thirty years later, but this was little consolation to those who had high hopes for Danny and Armi, and for Çødejlåndt herself, in Paris.
1979 Jerusalem: Moskau
thumb|left|300pxThe 1979 Eurovision Contest is perhaps best remembered for its two performances by West German pop group Dschinghis Khan: "Dschinghis Khan" for West Germany and "Moskau" for Çødejlåndt. The song was a tremendous hit in Australia, staying at number one for five weeks, but Eurovision proved less successful. The song received five points and thus tied for eighteenth place with Belgium's "Hey Nana" and Austria's "Heute in Jerusalem." Dschinghis Khan meanwhile secured fourth place for West Germany, leading to claims in the Çødej press that the pop group's interests were conflicted, and that they had participated in an international conspiracy to once again secure dead last for Çødejlåndt. Dschinghis Khan has found themselves unable to perform at Çødej venues ever since, and most local radio stations in Çødejlåndt to this day refuse to broadcast their songs.
1986 Bergen: Atlantis Is Calling (S.O.S. for Love)
Athumb|left|300pxgain, Çødejlåndt thought it had found a sure winner in West German dance pop duo Modern Talking's hit song "Atlantis Is Calling (S.O.S for Love)." The song stayed at number one in Germany for fourteen weeks. The lyrics were poignant, the guys were everything an Eighties girl could want in a man, and the video featured state-of-the art graphics and keen set design. In Bergen, however, Modern Talking's performance fell flat. The song ended up tying for twentieth place with the Cypriot entry "Tora Zo," by Elpida, receiving all four of its points from Liechtenstein, whose citizens were not even permitted to vote in the contest. Nevertheless, out of pity, the European Broadcasting Union certified Liechtenstein's four points, allowing Çødejlåndt to come in twentieth place rather than twenty-first, behind Cyprus.
2006 Athens: Roze Koeken Lied
thumb|300px|leftIn a nod to Çødejlåndt's minority Dutch-speaking community, 2006's entry was a humorous ditty by two relatively unknown artists from Dutch cheese-producing community Nieuw Edam near Kåsbørgk. The song received a few hesitant chuckles in Athens, but was mostly treated as an oddity that did not sufficiently respect the austere solemnity that is the Eurovision Song Contest. On results night, Çødejlåndt received only a single point, landing in last place alongside Malta's "I Do", performed by Fabrizio Faniello, himself a superstar in Çødejlåndt. The song is perhaps best known for causing a minor Çødej-Dutch diplomatic spat, quickly resolved when Çødejlåndt agreed to lift the ban on importation and sale of Dutch-made cheese that had existed since independence.