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Own Eurovision Song Contest Winners Edition 3
Own Eurovision Song Contest!
Winners3
Dates
Final date 25 August 2015
Host
Venue Murrayfield Stadium,
Edinburgh, Scotland
Presenter(s) Rita Ora
Executive supervisor Mihai1103
Executive producer Edvinas Gurnevicius
Host broadcaster BBC Scotland
Opening act "Dernière danse" by Indila
Interval act "Pride" by Amy Macdonald
"Fancy" by Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX
Participants
Number of entries 10
Vote
Voting system Each country awardes 12, 10, 8-1 points to their 10 favourite songs
Null points None
Winning song Poland Poland
"Naucz mnie"
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Own Eurovision Song Contest Winners Edition 3 is an event edition organised to determine the Own Eurovision Song Contest's best song after ten editions, respectively from Own Eurovision Song Contest 31 to Own Eurovision Song Contest 40. The contest was organized by BBC Scotland. The venue of the 3rd edition was the Murrayfield Stadium from Edinburgh, Scotland. The even took place on August 25, 2015.

For the first time in the Own Eurovision Song Contest Winner Edition, the public voting was used. Twenty-four countries from all Europe broadcasted the event and participated in the voting.

The event was won by Poland's artist Sarsa, performing "Naucz mnie", who manage to receive 193 points, the song had originally won the Contest in the Own Eurovision Song Contest 39. Second place went to Germany's "Traffic lights" performed by Lena, in the past she had won the Contest in the Own Eurovision Song Contest 38. Third place got Finland's entry "Unbreakable" performed by Benjamin who won the competition in the Own Eurovision Song Contest 34.



VenueEdit

Murrayfield Stadium
Murrayfield Stadium (known as BT Murrayfield Stadium for sponsorship reasons, or usually just known as Murrayfield) is a sports stadium located in the west end of Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. Its all-seater capacity was recently reduced from 67,800 to 67,144 to incorporate the largest permanent "big screens" in the country, though it remains the largest stadium in Scotland and the 6th largest in the United Kingdom.

The stadium is the home of the Scottish Rugby Union (SRU), and is primarily used as a venue for rugby union and hosts most of Scotland's home test matches, the Scottish Hydro Electric Cup final, as well as Pro12 and Heineken Cup matches.

Although mainly a rugby union stadium, Murrayfield has in the past hosted American football, rugby league and association football matches and music concerts. One of the most notable of the latter was the Edinburgh 50,000 - The Final Push concert as part of Live 8.

Murrayfield is located near to Murrayfield Ice Rink, Murrayfield Curling Rink, and close to Edinburgh Zoo. It is named after the area of Edinburgh it is located in, Murrayfield.

The SRU bought some land and built the first Murrayfield, which was opened on 21 March 1925. Previous internationals had been played at Inverleith. The first visitors were England, whom Scotland beat to win their first Five Nations Championship Grand Slam.

During the Second World War the ground at Murrayfield was offered to the nation and was taken over by the Royal Army Service Corps and used as a supply depot. During the war years the armed forces sports authorities managed to arrange two Scotland v. England services internationals each year, on a home-and-away basis. Scotland's home matches were played at Inverleith for the first two years with a return to Murrayfield in 1944 after that ground's derequisition. In 1994, Murrayfield completed a 50 million pound renovation where floodlights were installed for the first time.

Murrayfield's record attendance of 82,000 at was set on 1 March 1975 when Scotland defeated Wales 12-10 during the 1975 Five Nations Championship.

In October 2012, SRU chief executive Mark Dodson told the BBC that it was actively seeking a name sponsor for Murrayfield:

The single biggest piece of our inventory is our national stadium. We would like to see if we can monetise that. It would be crazy for us not to look at using our single biggest piece of inventory to drive revenue. We want to get the right price for it.

In addition, Dodson indicated that the SRU was actively seeking a site for a completely new stadium with a capacity of 10,000 to 15,000 as a future home for Edinburgh Rugby. The pitch was damaged by nematodes in the lead up to the 2013 autumn internationals. This led the SRU to replace the grass with a Desso surface from the start of the 2014 season. A naming rights deal with BT was agreed in May 2014, resulting in the stadium being officially named as the BT Murrayfield Stadium.

In September 1997 U2 played at Murrayfield as part of their Popmart Tour. In June 1999, The Rolling Stones played at Murrayfield on their Bridges to Babylon Tour. In July 2005, Murrayfield hosted the final Live 8 concert, Edinburgh 50,000 - The Final Push, with performances from the likes of James Brown, Texas and The Proclaimers. Oasis played a sold-out show on 17 June 2009, as part of their world tour. This was the last time they would play a concert in Scotland and the second time they had played the stadium, the first being on their Standing on the Shoulder of Giants Tour in 2000. Bon Jovi performed at the stadium on 22 June 2011 as part of their tour. Madonna performed to a sell-out crowd of 52,160 on 21 July 2012 as part of her MDNA Tour. On 3 June 2014, One Direction performed to over 64,000 fans at Murrayfield as part of their Where We Are Stadium Tour. Foo Fighters will perform at Murrayfield Stadium as part of their Sonic Highways World Tour on Tuesday 8 September 2015. The band were originally suppose to play Murrayfield on June 23, 2015 but was cancelled and rescheduled due to Dave Grohl broke his foot at European Festival that same month.

LocationEdit

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Edinburgh
Location of the host city in Scotland.
Edinburgh (Scottish Gaelic: Dùn Èideann [ˈt̪uːn ˈɛːtʲɛɲ]) is the capital city of Scotland, located in Lothian on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth. It is the second most populous city in Scotland and the seventh most populous in the United Kingdom. The mid-year population estimate for 2014 is 492,680. Edinburgh lies at the heart of a Functional Urban Area with a population in 2011 of 834,648. The Edinburgh city region has a population of 1,330,480. Recognised as the capital of Scotland since at least the 15th century, Edinburgh is home to the Scottish Parliament and the seat of the monarchy in Scotland. The city is also the annual venue of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland and home to national institutions such as the National Museum of Scotland, the National Library of Scotland and the Scottish National Gallery. It is the largest financial centre in the UK after London.

The city has long been known as a centre of education, particularly in the fields of medicine, Scots law, the sciences and engineering. The University of Edinburgh, founded in 1583 and now one of four in the city, was placed 17th in the QS World University Rankings in 2013 and 2014. The city is also famous for the Edinburgh International Festival and the Fringe, the latter being the largest annual international arts festival in the world. The city's historical and cultural attractions have made it the second most popular tourist destination in the United Kingdom after London, attracting over one million overseas visitors each year . Historic sites in Edinburgh include Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, the churches of St. Giles, Greyfriars and the Canongate, and the extensive Georgian New Town, built in the 18th century. Edinburgh's Old Town and New Town together are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which has been managed by Edinburgh World Heritage since 1999.

Situated in Scotland's Central Belt, Edinburgh lies on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth. The city centre is 2 1⁄2 miles (4.0 km) southwest of the shoreline of Leith and 26 miles (42 km) inland, as the crow flies, from the east coast of Scotland and the North Sea at Dunbar. While the early burgh grew up in close proximity to the prominent Castle Rock, the modern city is often said to be built on seven hills, namely Calton Hill, Corstorphine Hill, Craiglockhart Hill, Braid Hill, Blackford Hill, Arthur's Seat and the Castle Rock, giving rise to allusions to the seven hills of Rome.

Occupying a narrow gap between the Firth of Forth to the north and the Pentland Hills and their outrunners to the south, the city sprawls over a landscape which is the product of early volcanic activity and later periods of intensive glaciation. Igneous activity between 350 and 400 million years ago, coupled with faulting, led to the creation of tough basalt volcanic plugs, which predominate over much of the area. One such example is the Castle Rock which forced the advancing icesheet to divide, sheltering the softer rock and forming a 1-mile-long (1.6 km) tail of material to the east, thus creating a distinctive crag and tail formation. Glacial erosion on the north side of the crag gouged a deep valley later filled by the now drained Nor Loch. These features, along with another hollow on the south side of the rock, formed an ideal natural strongpoint upon which Edinburgh Castle was built. Similarly, Arthur's Seat is the remains of a volcano dating from the Carboniferous period, which was eroded by a glacier moving west to east during the ice age. Erosive action such as plucking and abrasion exposed the rocky crags to the west before leaving a tail of deposited glacial material swept to the east. This process formed the distinctive Salisbury Crags, a series of teschenite cliffs between Arthur's Seat and the location of the early burgh. The residential areas of Marchmont and Bruntsfield are built along a series of drumlin ridges south of the city centre, which were deposited as the glacier receded.

Other prominent landforms such as Calton Hill and Corstorphine Hill are similarly products of glacial erosion. The Braid Hills and Blackford Hill are a series of small summits to the south west of the city commanding expansive views looking northwards over the urban area to the Forth.

This is the first time an event for the Own Eurovision Song Contest takes place in Scotland.

ParticipantsEdit

Twenty-four countries from all Europe will broadcast the event and participate in the voting. Also, for the first time, in this kind of event, the public voting was used. The participating countries are:

EntriesEdit

The following ten entries participated in the Own Eurovision Song Contest Winners Edition 3 :

Edition Country Language Artist Song
#31 Spain Spain Spanish Pastora Soler "Vive"
#32 Georgia Georgia Russian Grigoriy Leps feat. Ani Lorak "Zerkala"
#33 Croatia Croatia Croatian Severina & Učiteljice "Generale"
#34 Finland Finland English Benjamin "Unbreakable"
#35 Syria Syria English Helly Luv "Risk It All"
#36 Belgium Belgium English Emma Bale "All I Want"
#37 Greece Greece Greek Helena Paparizou "Otan Aggeli Klene"
#38 France France French Shy'm "L'Effet De Serre"
#39 Germany Germany English Lena "Traffic Lights"
#40 Poland Poland Polish Sarsa "Naucz Mnie

ResultsEdit

Each country awarded points from one to eight, then ten and finally twelve for their ten most popular songs. Unlike in the Contest proper, viewers were allowed to vote for songs which had represented their country.

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Spain Spain Pastora Soler "Vive" 9 118
02 Georgia Georgia Grigoriy Leps feat. Ani Lorak "Zerkala" 5 153
03 Croatia Croatia Severina & Učiteljice "Generale" 8 126
04 Finland Finland Benjamin "Unbreakable" 3 155
05 Syria Syria Helly Luv "Risk It All" 4 155
06 Belgium Belgium Emma Bale "All I Want" 7 127
07 Greece Greece Helena Paparizou "Otan Aggeli Klene" 10 118
08 France France Shy'm "L'Effet De Serre" 6 149
09 Germany Germany Lena "Traffic Lights" 2 156
10 Poland Poland Sarsa "Naucz Mnie 1 193

Voting CeremonyEdit

ScoreboardEdit

Song Voting grid
Scotland Kazakhstan Romania Greece Slovenia France Slovakia Algeria Switzerland Israel Austria Macedonia Malta Germany Georgia Finland Montenegro Spain Ukraine Lithuania Norway Iceland Estonia Northern Ireland Flag of Earth Points Place
Spain "Vive" 3 5 10 3 4 5 51 63 26 1 2 7 82 12 8 34 5 5 71118 9
Georgia "Zerkala" 10 2 310 2 7 4 3 10 7 3 1 12 103 33 6 1012 5 14 12 10 1535
Croatia "Generale" 4 3 1 86 1 3 6 12 47 10 71 4 6 8 2 26 112 16 5 1268
Finland "Unbreakable" 5 66 2 8 8 1 2 7 128 7 2 48 106 4 122 68 7 8 6155 3
Syria "Risk it all" 12 7 8 7 3 2 8 4 5 6 5 5 4 6 101 10 8 6 7 7 1010 1 3 1554
Belgium "All I want" 1 10 7 1 103 12 7 8 2 6 2 3 82 2 1 7 1 10 10 72 3 2127 7
Greece "Otan aggeli klene" 2 1 512 1 410 8 21 4 4 65 67 7 35 5 2 3 6 5 4 11810
France "L'effet de serre" 7 4 4 4 5 107 10 3 10 12 3 10 31 5 4 10 74 34 8 4 7149 6
Germany "Traffic lights" 6 8 12 5 1212 2 5 45 18 5 1212 45 1 4 1 8 2 12 2 8 1562
Poland "Naucz mnie" 8 12 2 67 66 12 1 8 1012 8 7 512 12 5 38 126 3 10 12193 1

SpokepersonsEdit

  1. Flag of Scotland Edvinas Gurnevicius
  2. Flag of Kazakhstan Ira Chernova
  3. Flag of Romania Delia Matache
  4. Flag of Greece Andreas Georgiou
  5. Flag of Slovenia Nives Orešnik
  6. Flag of France Baptiste Giabiconi
  7. Flag of Slovakia Nela Pocisková
  8. Flag of Algeria Adila Sedraïa
  9. Flag of Switzerland Kat Graham
  10. Flag of Israel Shiri Maimon
  11. Flag of Austria Marla Blumenblatt
  12. Flag of Macedonia Esma Redžepova
  13. Flag of Malta Danica Muscat
  14. Flag of Germany Trude Herr
  15. Flag of Georgia Nina Sulaberidze
  16. Flag of Finland Krista Siegfrids
  17. Flag of Montenegro Emina Jahović
  18. Flag of Spain Amaia Montero
  19. Flag of Ukraine Diana Miro
  20. Flag of Lithuania Greta Jančytė
  21. Flag of Norway Alexandra Joner
  22. Flag of Iceland Jóhanna Jónsdóttir
  23. Flag of Estonia Daniel Levi
  24. Flag of Northern Ireland Leah McFall
  25. Flag of Earth Jasmine van den Bogaerde

12 pointsEdit

Below is a summary of the maximum 12 points each country awarded to their favorite song.

No. Song Nation(s) giving 12 points
7 Poland "Naucz mnie" Algeria, Finland, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, Montenegro, Norway, Rest of the World
6 Germany "Traffic lights" Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Romania, Slovenia
3 Georgia "Zerkala" Lithuania, Malta, Northern Ireland
2 Croatia "Generale" Iceland, Switzerland
Finland "Unbreakable" Israel, Ukraine
1 Belgium "All I want" Slovakia
France "L'effet de serre" Austria
Greece "Otan aggeli klene" Greece
Syria "Risk it all" Scotland
Spain "Vive" Spain

See alsoEdit

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