After facing technical difficulties on Sunday, the 33rd edition of the OGAE Second Chance contest took place tonight. OGAE Italy had the pleasure of hosting this year’s contest in Udine, after winning the 32nd edition of the contest. France won the contest with their entry ‘Tous Les Deux”
Seemone participated in this year’s Destination Eurovision to try and represent France at the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv. During the competition, she managed to place 2nd with 156 points.
24 entries, 1 winner!!!
The following 24 entries were chosen to represent the following nations. Australia made their debut after they selected their Eurovision 2019 participant through Eurovision: Australia Decides. In addition to Australia, Moldova and Croatia returned to the competition and Ukraine participated, despite their non-participation at Eurovision 2019.
The running order for the contest is as follows:
|1||Croatia: Lorena – Tower of Babylon|
|2||Czech Republic: Barbora Mochowa – True Colours|
|3||Hungary: The Middletonz – Roses|
|4||Latvia: Edgars Kreilis – Cherry Absinthe|
|5||Denmark: Julie and Nina – League of Light|
|6||Albania: Mirud – Nene|
|7||Estonia: Lumervav ft Inga – Milline Päev|
|8||Sweden: Anna Bergendahl – Ashes to Ashes|
|9||Portugal: Surma – Pugna|
|10||Moldova: Maxim Zavidia – I Will Not Surrender|
|11||Finland: Darude ft Sebastian Rejman – Superman|
|12||Norway: Mørland – En Livredd Mann|
|13||Iceland: Friðrik Ómar – Hvað ef ég get ekki elskað?|
|14||Romania: Bella Santiago – Army of Love|
|15||Ukraine: Kazka – Apart|
|16||France: Seemone – Tous Les Deux|
|17||Serbia: Ivana Vladović & Wonder Strings – Moje Bol|
|18||Germany: Aly Ryan – Wear Your Love|
|19||United Kingdom: Kerrie-Anne – Sweet Lies|
|20||Australia: Electric Fields – 2000 and Whatever|
|21||Spain: María Villar – Muérdeme|
|22||Italy: Il Volo – Musica Che Resta|
|23||Slovenia: Ula Lozar – Fridays|
|24||Lithuania: Monika Marija – Light On|
The voting has been intense, with France mostly maintaining the top spot, with Italy briefly overtaking them and even having a tie a moment or two. After all the votes from the clubs have been shown, it has been revealed that the gap between France and Italy was just two points.
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