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Own Eurovision Song Contest 42
Welcome to Scotland!
"Achieving Goals"
Oesc42
Dates
Semi-final 1 date 20 December 2015
Semi-final 2 date 27 December 2015
Final date 9 January 2016
Host
Venue Hampden Park,
Glasgow, Scotland
Presenter(s) Karen Gillan
Sam Robertson
Ina Wroldsen (Greenroom only)
Director Mihai
Executive supervisor Rick Slovakia
Executive producer Edvinas Gurnevičius
Host broadcaster BBC Scotland
Opening act "How deep is your love" by Calvin Harris and Disciples
Interval act Semi Final 1:
"Can't Get You Out of My Head" by Kylie Minogue
Semi Final 2:
"Sea of Flags" by Jessica Mauboy
Grand Final:
"Ene bol hair" by Honeymoon
(OASC 6 winners)
Participants
Number of entries 46
Debuting countries None
Returning countries Albania Albania
Bulgaria Bulgaria
Iceland Iceland
Morocco Morocco
Romania Romania
Withdrawing countries Belarus Belarus
Czech Republic Czech Republic
Egypt Egypt
Faroe Islands Faroe Islands
Latvia Latvia
Vote
Voting system Each country awardes 12, 10, 8-1 points to their 10 favourite songs
Null points None
Winning song Israel Israel
"Hishtagati"
Own Eurovision Song Contest
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Own Eurovision Song Contest 42, often referred to as OESC #42, is the 42nd edition of the Own Eurovision Song Contest. The edition will take place in Glasgow, Scotland, after Calvin Harris and Disciples won the Own Eurovision Song Contest 41 in Poland. On November 25, 2015 it was decided that the Hampden Park will be the venue of the 42nd edition.

Forty-six countries have confirmed there participation in the following edition. The 42nd edition will see the return of Albania, Bulgaria, Iceland, Morocco and Romania. Unfortunately, the following countries have confirmed their withdrawal, respectively Belarus, Czech Republic, Egypt and the Faroe Islands.

The 42nd edition consisted in two semifinals and a grand final. The semifinals took place on December 20, 2015 and December 27, 2015 respectively. The Grand Final will take place on January 9, 2016.

After a tense voting process, Israel won the contest for the first time, with Maya Buskila's song "Hishtagati". Israel received a total amount of 173 points, winning by a margin of only 11 points. The runner-up of the 42nd edition was Albania, making the country's best place in the competition.

Third place went to England, fourth to Sweden, fifth to Iceland and sixth place went to Denmark. The 42nd edition also saw the best score from a semifinal, Albania placed first in the second semifinal and received a record breaker of 159 points. The #WebAwardWinner was Norway's "Dancing in Flames" and the #BestNonQualifier was declared Moldova.

From the countries that were automatically qualified in the Grand Final, only England (3rd place), Denmark (6th place) and Kosovo (7th place) ranked into the top 10. The other three countries from the "Big 6" placed into the second part of the scoreboard, with Kazakhstan ranking 14th, the host country Scotland placed 21st and Switzerland placing 23rd out of 26 countries that were in the Grand Final.

Location

For more details on the host country, see Scotland.

Venue

Hampden Park

The venue of the 42nd edition

Hampden Park (often referred to as Hampden) was choosen as the Venue of the 42nd edition on November 25, 2015. Hampden Park is a football stadium in the Mount Florida area of Glasgow, Scotland. The 51,866 capacity venue serves as the national stadium of football in Scotland. It is the normal home venue of the Scotland national football team and amateur Scottish league club Queen's Park F.C. and regularly hosts the latter stages of the Scottish Cup and Scottish League Cup competitions. It is also used for music concerts and other sporting events, such as when it was reconfigured as a athletics stadium for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Bidding Phase

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Aberdeen
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Edinburgh
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Glasgow
Locations of the candidate cities.
BBC Scotland announced the conditions under which cities and venues had announced their interest in hosting the 42nd contest:
  • The host city had to provide a certain number of hotels and hotel rooms to be found in the vicinity of the stadium.
  • The arena had to be able to offer lodges adjacent to the stadium.
  • A press centre had to be available at the stadium that will have a specific size.
  • BBC Scotland had to have access to the host venue at least 4–6 weeks before the broadcasts, in order to build the stage, rigging lights and all the technology.
  • The host city had to be close to a major airport.

The following cities are interested in hosting the 42nd contest

City Venue Capacity Notes
Aberdeen Pittodrie Stadium 20 960 Is an all-seated football stadium situated in the Scottish city of Aberdeen.
Edinburgh Murrayfield Stadium 67 140 Is the largest stadium in Scotland and the 6th largest in the United Kingdom.
Glasgow Hampden Park 51 800 It is used for music concerts and other sporting events.

Host city

On November 25 it was announced that Glasgow will be the host of the Own Eurovision Song Contest 42. Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland, and the third largest in the United Kingdom (after London and Birmingham). Greater Glasgow had a population of 1,199,629 at the 2001 census. At the 2011 census, it had a population density of 8,790/sq mi (3,390/km2), the highest of any Scottish city. It is situated on the River Clyde in the country's West Central Lowlands. Inhabitants of the city are referred to as Glaswegians.

Format

Semi-final Allocation Draw

The semifinal allocation draw took place on November 29, 2015.

The participating countries, excluding the automatic finalists (host Scotland and the Big Five), will be split into six pots, based on voting patterns from the previous ten editions. The pots were calculated and are as follows:

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3
Pot 4 Pot 5 Pot 6

From these pots, 20 countries each were allocated to compete in the first semifinal and 20 in the second semifinal. The host country, Scotland will vote in the first semi-final. The countries from the big five will vote as follow: Denmark with Kosovo in the first semifinal, while England with Kazakhstan and Switzerland in the second semifinal.

Participants

The submissions for the Own Eurovision Song Contest 42 started on November 23, 2015. The OEBU announced that the deadline for submissions is set on November 29, 2015. The deadline for submitting their songs was set on December 6, 2015.

Forty-six countries have confirmed there participation in the following edition. The 42nd edition will see the return of Albania, Bulgaria, Iceland, Morocco and Romania. Unfortunately, the following countries have confirmed their withdrawal, respectively Belarus, Czech Republic, Egypt and the Faroe Islands.

Participating countries

Semi-final 1

Twenty countries participated in the first semi-final. Denmark, Kosovo and Scotland also voted in this semi-final.

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Estonia Estonia Rasmus Rändvee feat. Facelift Deer "Dance" 20 30
02 Morocco Morocco Houda Saad "Omri ma nensa" 19 31
03 Wales Wales Only The Young "I Do" 3 103
04 Ukraine Ukraine Vitaliy Kozlovskiy "Bud' sil'neye" 13 58
05 France France Megan "Sous ma peau" 6 90
06 Hungary Hungary Hien "Who Matters" 17 39
07 Croatia Croatia Jelena Rozga "Otrov" 8 77
08 Cyprus Cyprus Anna Vissi "Gia sena" 18 39
09 Macedonia Macedonia Eye Cue "Kolku pati" 16 42
10 Moldova Moldova Tany Vander "Take Me Away" 15 51
11 Israel Israel Maya Buskila "Hishtagati" 9 69
12 Malta Malta The New Victorians "Keep Me in Love" 10 69
13 Iceland Iceland Alda "Rauða nótt" 2 113
14 Belgium Belgium Barbara Opsomer "Je sors ce soir" 5 96
15 Spain Spain María Isabel "La vida sólo es una" 7 78
16 Austria Austria Sedonia "The World Is Not Enough" 11 63
17 Slovenia Slovenia Maria Masle "Soj teme" 14 54
18 Netherlands Netherlands Dirtcaps feat. Rochelle "Fools Paradise" 4 102
19 Russia Russia Vintage feat. Chinkong "Svezhaya voda" 12 61
20 Norway Norway Chinook "Dancing in Flames" 1 127

Semi-final 2

Twenty countries participated in the second semi-final. England, Kazakhstan and Switzerland also voted in this semi-final.

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Serbia Serbia Rasta "Kavali" 20 23
02 Finland Finland Vesala "Tequila" 11 62
03 Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Shahzoda feat. Sinan Akçil "Hirka" 15 54
04 Germany Germany Joy Denalane "Keine Religion" 12 57
05 Albania Albania Arilena "Vegim" 1 159
06 Romania Romania Elena feat. Danny Mazo "Señor Loco" 3 100
07 Greece Greece Apostolia Zoi "Alli san emena" 6 86
08 Armenia Armenia Sona Rubenyan "Jamanakn e" 5 93
09 Lebanon Lebanon Naya "Ghirah" 17 42
10 Algeria Algeria Princess Sarah feat. Kenza Farah "La force d'y croire" 9 69
11 Bulgaria Bulgaria Geri-Nikol "Momiche kato men" 19 24
12 Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Dalal "Gdje sam ja?" 8 70
13 Italy Italy Chanty "Ritornerai" 4 94
14 Sweden Sweden Dotter "Dive" 2 122
15 Lithuania Lithuania GJan "Gossip" 13 57
16 Turkey Turkey Hande Yener feat. Serdar Ortaç "Iki deli" 16 53
17 Poland Poland Monika Lewczuk "Zabiore cie stad" 7 74
18 Portugal Portugal Leonor Andrade "Strong for Too Long" 14 56
19 Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Ryan Dolan "Uptown Downtown" 18 28
20 Georgia Georgia Yaseniya "Mon ami" 10 69

Final

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Sweden Sweden Dotter "Dive" 4 136
02 England England Fleur East "Sax" 3 141
03 Wales Wales Only The Young "I Do" 24 65
04 Poland Poland Monika Lewczuk "Zabiore cie stad" 15 101
05 Spain Spain María Isabel "La vida sólo es una" 8 119
06 Greece Greece Apostolia Zoi "Alli san emena" 18 86
07 France France Megan "Sous ma peau" 22 74
08 Algeria Algeria Princess Sarah feat. Kenza Farah "La force d'y croire" 20 76
09 Iceland Iceland Alda "Rauða nótt" 5 129
10 Kosovo Kosovo Dua Lipa "Be the One" 7 126
11 Italy Italy Chanty "Ritornerai" 13 104
12 Malta Malta The New Victorians "Keep Me in Love" 17 99
13 Denmark Denmark "Kamikaze" 6 129
14 Netherlands Netherlands Dirtcaps feat. Rochelle "Fools Paradise" 16 100
15 Romania Romania Elena feat. Danny Mazo "Señor Loco" 12 114
16 Belgium Belgium Barbara Opsomer "Je sors ce soir" 9 117
17 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Indira Edilbaeva "Zharygym" 14 101
18 Scotland Scotland Alex Hepburn "Under" 21 76
19 Norway Norway Chinook "Dancing in Flames" 11 114
20 Switzerland Switzerland Julia Star "My Castle My Home" 23 70
21 Albania Albania Arilena "Vegim" 2 162
22 Israel Israel Maya Buskila "Hishtagati" 1 173
23 Georgia Georgia Yaseniya "Mon ami" 26 59
24 Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Dalal "Gdje sam ja?" 25 64
25 Armenia Armenia Sona Rubenyan "Jamanakn e" 10 114
26 Croatia Croatia Jelena Rozga "Otrov" 19 77

Scoreboards

Semi-final 1

Voting results Semi-Final 1
Estonia Morocco Wales Ukraine France Hungary Croatia Cyprus Macedonia Moldova Israel Malta Iceland Belgium Spain Austria Slovenia Netherlands Russia Norway Denmark Kosovo Scotland Flag of Earth Points Place
ESCConJ.svg Estonia 12 5 5 1 2 5 30 20
Morocco 7 8 5 1 7 3 31 19
Wales 1 12 7 12 2 8 2 3 10 7 8 3 8 4 12 4 103 3
Ukraine 10 6 8 1 4 4 3 7 5 10 58 13
France 12 4 6 3 2 7 1 5 12 1 8 10 6 1 12 90 6
Hungary 12 3 3 1 4 5 2 1 7 1 39 17
Croatia 4 2 3 12 7 6 10 4 1 4 6 8 10 77 8
Cyprus 7 2 10 5 8 1 4 2 39 18
Macedonia 1 10 7 12 8 4 42 16
Moldova 6 5 3 7 8 5 2 5 37 51 15
Israel 2 4 5 1 1 7 12 2 2 1 2 4 6 10 5 4 1 69 9
Malta 3 10 1 6 5 6 2 8 6 12 4 3 3 69 10
Iceland 5 2 7 8 8 4 10 12 5 12 6 3 7 12 3 7 2 113 2
Belgium 3 77 10 7 10 3 12 3 2 12 2 7 5 6 96 5
Spain 4 82 2 1 6 103 10 4 10 5 6 1 1 2 3 78 7
Austria 12 8 12 2 1 8 6 6 8 63 11
Slovenia 10 87 4 3 5 3 7 7 54 14
Netherlands 8 5 1 5 46 1 10 6 7 6 12 2 10 2 12 5 102 4
Russia 6 8 64 4 4 8 5 10 6 61 12
Norway 10 3 6 3 1210 5 68 8 12 410 12 8 10 127 1

12 points

No. Contestant Nation(s) giving 12 points
3 France Estonia, Slovenia, Rest of the World
Iceland Belgium, Israel, Norway
Norway Denmark, France, Iceland
Wales Hungary, Kosovo, Ukraine
2 Austria Moldova, Morocco
Belgium Malta, Russia
Netherlands Austria, Scotland
1 Croatia Macedonia
Estonia Wales
Hungary Croatia
Israel Cyprus
Macedonia Spain
Malta Netherlands

Semi-final 2

Voting results Semi-Final 2
Serbia Finland Uzbekistan Germany Albania Romania Greece Armenia Lebanon Algeria Bulgaria Bosnia and Herzegovina Italy Sweden Lithuania Turkey Poland Portugal Northern Ireland Georgia England Kazakhstan Switzerland Flag of Earth Points Place
ESCConJ.svg Serbia 4 3 10 5 1 23 20
Finland 5 6 4 5 4 3 4 12 5 4 10 62 11
Uzbekistan 12 2 6 2 5 10 7 10 54 15
Germany 3 7 1 6 3 8 2 5 6 1 12 3 57 12
Albania 4 7 8 12 12 2 8 7 1 10 12 8 8 8 8 12 7 8 8 7 2 159 1
Romania 6 5 4 4 12 10 7 7 10 10 10 4 3 8 100 3
Greece 4 1 7 1 7 2 12 5 3 4 12 6 12 3 6 1 86 6
Armenia 10 6 12 5 7 12 2 10 2 6 7 1 1 4 35 93 5
Lebanon 10 10 10 10 2 42 17
Algeria 8 5 1 1 5 6 5 8 3 3 1 1 7 5 6 4 69 9
Bulgaria 3 8 32 1 1 1 3 2 24 19
Bosnia and Herzegovina 12 2 5 5 6 12 6 2 10 10 70 8
Italy 3 10 10 3 6 7 7 5 4 4 10 12 7 6 94 4
Sweden 1 2 4 712 78 3 12 5 5 1 12 6 2 8 12 3 12 122 2
Lithuania 8 43 8 10 3 8 6 7 57 13
Turkey 12 3 8 10 1 1 6 6 2 2 2 53 16
Poland 2 8 4 8 4 8 7 3 4 12 4 10 74 7
Portugal 7 10 2 3 2 1 6 4 4 5 5 2 5 56 14
Northern Ireland 5 6 72 2 5 1 28 18
Georgia 8 6 6 1 12 4 7 1 7 3 6 8 69 10

12 points

No. Contestant Nation(s) giving 12 points
5 Sweden Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, England, Poland, Rest of the World
4 Albania Greece, Italy, Nothern Ireland, Romania
3 Greece Bulgaria, Portugal, Turkey
2 Armenia Algeria, Germany
Bosnia and Herzegovina Lithuania, Serbia
1 Finland Sweden
Georgia Armenia
Germany Switzerland
Italy Georgia
Poland Kazakhstan
Romania Lebanon
Turkey Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan Finland

Final

Voting results Grand Final
Sweden England Wales Poland Spain Greece France Algeria Iceland Kosovo Italy Malta Denmark Netherlands Romania Belgium Kazakhstan Scotland Norway Switzerland Albania Israel Georgia Bosnia and Herzegovina Armenia Croatia Estonia Morocco Ukraine Hungary Cyprus Macedonia Moldova Austria Slovenia Russia Serbia Finland Uzbekistan Germany Lebanon Bulgaria Lithuania Turkey Portugal Northern Ireland Flag of Earth Points Place
ESCConJ.svg Sweden 12 3 2 10 2 8 5 7 3 28 8 12 2 12 4 3 7 3 12 4 7136 4
England 12 10 12 8 12 8 1 5 12 10 6 8 5 2 10 1010 141 3
Wales 10 4 1 2 8 7 10 10 8 1 2 26524
Poland 7 5 10 4 6 1 6 12 6 7 3 5 3 62 1 7 5 5 101 15
Spain 1 8 1 6 4 10 1 1 8 5 8 10 1 12 3 812 4 2 6 8 119 8
Greece 6 4 8 5 3 2 12 8 4 12 5 5 12 86 18
France 2 4 7 6 2 1 3 4 8 6 5 2 10 3 5 2 4 7422
Algeria 5 3 7 8 5 6 6 3 7 12 6 2 6 76 20
Iceland 8 4 12 4 5 5 8 12 3 12 4 1 5 4 1 7 8 2 5 3 4 2 3 7 1295
Kosovo 3 5 6 7 12 12 12 7 10 2 10 3 1 10 6 8 6 6 126 7
Italy 1 1 7 4 2 3 8 4 12 4 6 2 8 6 6 10 22 6 7 3 10413
Malta 10 5 6 10 10 8 7 4 10 3 3 4 6 1 6 6 99 17
Denmark 10 1 6 3 12 4 7 3 5 12 3 12 5 8 82 10 4 7 1 6 1296
Netherlands 1 12 4 3 2 3 4 8 10 1 5 4 2 7 8 10 7 8 1 100 16
Romania 6 4 5 6 10 3 5 5 4 10 2 6 4 8 4 10 7 10 5 11412
Belgium 1 8 8 2 3 10 4 10 2 7 2 10 7 7 3 5 7 6 6 8 1 1179
Kazakhstan 3 7 3 1 1 10 5 1 1 41 12 1 4 34 3 6 10 4 1 412 10114
Scotland 7 3 5 1 4 10 12 12 8 12 1 176 21
Norway 8 7 7 10 4 5 8 7 7 7 6 2 2 2 2 7 4 5 7 5 2 114 11
Switzerland 2 3 2 2 2 4 6 1 12 2 5 12 107 70 23
Albania 12 2 8 5 7 10 12 10 6 12 5 1 5 12 6 5 8 1 5 2 1 8 7 12 162 2
Israel 12 12 7 6 4 3 10 6 7 3 12 7 12 1 7 1010 12 10 8 3 3 8 173 1
Georgia 6 8 2 1 5 1 8 10 4 6 1 3 4 59 26
Bosnia&Herzegovina 2 1 4 6 2 7 7 3 10 5 5 12 6425
Armenia 4 10 2 6 3 5 3 1 56 62 3 12 3 1 5 4 7 1 12 10 3 114 10
Croatia 6 5 8 8 7 7 8 12 4 1 3 8 7719
The table is ordered by appearance in the final, then by appearance in the semi-finals.

12 points

No. Contestant Nation(s) giving 12 points
5 Albania Croatia, Malta, Northern Ireland, Romania, Wales
Israel Armenia, Greece, Morocco, Russia, Sweden
4 England France, Kosovo, Poland, Switzerland
Sweden Bosnia and Herzegovina, England, Estonia, Turkey
3 Denmark Albania, Georgia, Iceland
Greece Bulgaria, Cyprus, Portugal
Iceland Belgium, Norway, Spain
Kosovo Denmark, Italy, Netherlands
Scotland Lebanon, Serbia, Ukraine
2 Armenia Germany, Israel
Kazakhstan Hungary, Rest of the World
Spain Moldova, Uzbekistan
Switzerland Finland, Slovenia
1 Algeria Austria
Bosnia and Herzegovina Lithuania
Croatia Macedonia
Italy Scotland
Netherlands Algeria
Poland Kazakhstan

Voting Ceremony

  1. Flag of Romania Antonia Iacobescu
  2. Flag of Belgium Paul Van Haver
  3. Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Fuad Backović
  4. Flag of Georgia Nina Sublatti
  5. Flag of Hungary Viktor Király
  6. Flag of Lebanon Myriam Fares
  7. Flag of Austria Ramona Rotstich
  8. Flag of Sweden Danny Saucedo & Molly Sandén
  9. Flag of Slovenia Ana Haložan
  10. Flag of Spain Amaia Montero
  11. Flag of Italy Marco Mengoni
  12. Flag of Malta Ira Losco
  13. Flag of Albania Eneda Tarifa
  14. Flag of Turkey Ekin Koç
  15. Flag of Macedonia Simona Poposka
  16. Flag of England Adele Laurie Blue Adkins
  17. Flag of Serbia Ana Ivanovic
  18. Flag of Croatia Iva Jerković
  19. Flag of Uzbekistan Lola Yuldasheva
  20. Flag of Iceland Young Karin
  21. Flag of Greece Amaryllis Economou
  22. Flag of Switzerland Pedro Mendes
  23. Flag of Scotland Calvin Harris
  24. Flag of Armenia Siranush Harutyunyan
  25. Flag of Israel Shiri Maimon
  26. Flag of Kazakhstan Eugen Bauder
  27. Flag of Cyprus Michalis Hatzigiannis
  28. Flag of France Matt Pokora
  29. Flag of Lithuania Eglė Jakštytė
  30. Flag of Bulgaria Radostina Todorova
  31. Flag of Finland Benjamin Peltonen
  32. Flag of Norway Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll
  33. Flag of Kosovo Flaka Krelani
  34. Flag of Portugal Aurea Sousa
  35. Flag of Ukraine Igor Kolomiyets
  36. Flag of Algeria Leïla Bekhti
  37. Flag of Estonia Daniel Levi
  38. Flag of Wales Stereophonics
  39. Flag of Poland Patricia Kazadi
  40. Flag of Russia Alsou Ralifovna Abramova
  41. Flag of the Netherlands.svg Marijke Helwegen
  42. Flag of Denmark Nabiha Bensouda
  43. Flag of Moldova Aliona Moon
  44. Flag of Germany Lisa Wohlgemuth
  45. Flag of Northern Ireland Karen Hassan
  46. Flag of Morocco Fadoua Lahlou
  47. Flag of Earth Sam Robertson

Other countries

Eligibility for potential participation in the Own Eurovision Song Contest requires a national broadcaster with active OEBU membership that would be able to broadcast the contest. As in every edition, an invitation to all the members have been sent in order to confirm whether they will participate or not. The following list of countries declined stating their reasons as shown below.

Active Members
  • Azerbaijan Azerbaijan — On November 23, 2015 the country showed no interest in returning this edition. A comeback is possible in the Own Eurovision Song Contest 43.
  • Belarus Belarus — On November 23, 2015 Belarus officially confirmed that they will take an one edition break.
  • Czech Republic Czech Republic — On November 20, 2015 Czech Republic officially confirmed that they withdraw from the contest.
  • Egypt Egypt — The participation of Egypt is still unsure as announced by their head of delegation on 23rd November. It was later announced on November 25th that they will withdraw from the contest.
  • Faroe Islands Faroe Islands — On November 25, 2015 the HoD of the Faroe Islands, announced that the country will take an edition break, returning in the Own Eurovision Song Contest 43 edition.
  • Ireland Ireland — On November 29, 2015 it was announced that Ireland won't participate in the upcoming edition, due to lack of interest.
  • Latvia Latvia — On November 29, 2015 it was announced that Latvia won't participate in the upcoming edition, due to lack of interest.
  • Montenegro Montenegro — On November 25, 2015 the country announced that will take an one more edition break, stating as reason, no interesed artists.
  • Slovakia Slovakia — On November 27, 2015 the country announced that is now searching for a new head of delegation. If they find one, a comeback is possible in Own Eurovision Song Contest 43.
Inactive Members
  • Andorra Andorra — On November 23, 2015 it was announced that RTVA ( Ràdio i Televisiò d'Andorra) has withdrawn from the OEBU.
  • Liechtenstein Liechtenstein — On November 23, 2015, it was announced that 1FLTV (1 Fürstentum Liechtenstein Television) has withdrawn from the OEBU.
  • Luxembourg Luxembourg — On November 23, 2015, it was announced that RTL (RTL Télé Lëtzebuerg) has withdrawn from the OEBU.
  • Monaco Monaco — On November 23, 2015, it was announced that TMC (Télé Monte Carlo) has withdrawn from the OEBU.
  • San Marino San Marino — On November 23, 2015 it was announced that SMTV ( Radiotelevisione della Repubblica di San Marino) has withdrawn from the OEBU.

Other Awards

Marcel Bezençon Awards

Marcel Bezençon Awards were given for the first time in the Own Eurovision Song Contest 19. The participants had to vote in several categories for the favorites. Some of the categories were: best non qualifier, best female singer, best male singer and best video clip.

Web Award Winner
Rank Country Song Performer(s) Result Final Result
1 Norway Norway "Dancing in Flames" Chinook 9,9% 11th, 114 points
2 Albania Albania "Vegim" Arilena 5,9% 2nd, 162 points
3 England England "Sax" Fleur East 5,0% 3rd, 141 points
4 Italy Italy "Ritornerai" Chanty 5,0% 13th, 104 points
5 Denmark Denmark "Kamikaze" 5,0% 6th, 129 points
Best Non-Finalist
Rank Country Song Performer(s) Result Semi-final Result
1 Moldova Moldova "Take me away" Tany Vander 12,0% 15th, 51 points
2 Lithuania Lithuania "Gossip" GJan 12,0% 13th, 57 points
3 Portugal Portugal "Strong for Too Long" Leonor Andrade 10,8% 14th, 56 points
4 Macedonia Macedonia "Kolku pati" Eye Cue 8,4% 16th, 42 points
5 Uzbekistan Uzbekistan "Hirka" Shahzoda feat. Sinan Akçil 6,0% 15th, 54 points

See also


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