Edition-149: A brand new year from paradise

Good evening everyone. Welcome to Port Louis, Mauritius. This little Island won the previous Edition, thanks to Jane Constance. She has something nice to announce. After her victory she also decided to represent the French preselection of Eurovision 2018. But now she will sing her winning song live!

Let’s give a big applause to the 18 contenders for the 149th victory, in order of performance:

1 . Slovenia – Maraaya – Diamond duck
2 . Ireland – Talos – Contra
3 . Myanmar – Ah Moon – Little butterflies
4 . Mexico – Thalia ft Maluma – Desde esa noche
5 . Romania – Feli – Va Urma
6 . Australia – Kita Alexander – Damage done
7 . Sweden – Niello ft Janice – Vinden
8 . Taiwan – Eric Chou – Without her
9 . Slovakia – Kristína – Sympatie
10 . France – Damien Lauretta – Dreamin’
11 . Lithuania – Vaidas Baumila – Ant mašinos stogo
12 . Belgium – Billie – Love kills slowly
13 . United States – Ruelle – Find you
14 . Spain – Bombai – Imparables
15 . Thailand – Da Endorphine – Tur mee chun chun mee krai
16 . Italy – La Deva – Semplicemente io e te
17 . Croatia – Franka – S tobom
18 . Albania – Evi Reçi – Dorëzohu

Myanmar is A debuting country. Also a warm welcome for their delegation. Before we start the first performance, we want to congratulate the Top-3 of 2017: Romeo, Conny and Michiel, with their high amount of medals in 2017. This year will be a change. From now on we will reward every entry with points: Every Gold medal get 5 points, Silver (4) and Bronze (3). For every 4th and 5th place (2). Bonus points: Every song in another language then English, French, German, Spanish or Italian get 1 point. Every song from Country Poule B will always get 1 point, no matter the language.

The next Edition will be the special Jubilee Edition. You can submit 1 Instrumental entry (1 word or a yell in the video is permitted) and 1 Audio-only Entry without videoclip. (only songs with no official released videoclip are permitted)

Let the 149th Edition start right now. Good luck!

01 Slovenia

02 Ireland

03 Myanmar

04 Mexico

05 Romania

06 Australia

07 Sweden

08 Taiwan

09 Slovakia

10 France

11 Lithuania

12 Belgium

13 United States

14 Spain

15 Thailand

16 Italy

17 Croatia

18 Albania

Thank you all for the show. Let’s get to work now. Votes are welcome ’till next Monday evening 21:00 CET (9pm).
We are ending this part of the show with a cracking performance …