OGAE Song Contest is an audio event organized by OGAE national clubs which presents original songs released during the previous 12 months in their countries, and sung in one of the country’s official languages. The 35th edition of the contest is organised by the winning OGAE branch of last years edition and that is UK – for the third time in a row. The winning song among the 28 participating entries was “Someone You Loved” by Lewis Capaldi with 241 points.
Among this years participants of OGAE Song Contest we can see a lot of familiar artists which performed at the stage of Eurovision Song Contest.
Constantinos Christoforou (Cyprus 2005), Scar (Malta NF 2013), Tina Karol (Ukraine 2006), Julia Sanina singer of The Hardkiss (Ukraine NF 2016), Szilvia Péter Szabó (Hungary 2005), Viki Gabor (JESC 2019 winner), Diodato (Italy 2020), Darin (Sweden NF 2010), Barbara Tinoco (Portugal NF 2020), Jaguar Jonze (Australia NF 2020), Lozano (North Macedonia 2013), Franka (Croatia 2018), Secret Garden (Norway 1995), Brian Kennedy (Ireland 2006), Hurricane (Serbia 2020), Nina Puslar (Slovenia NF 2010 and 2011), Pastora Soler (Spain 2012) & Blas Canto (Spain 2020).
Full list of participants:
- Cyprus: Constantinos Christoforou ft. ONE – Billy Bam Bam
- Latvia: Lauris Reiniks – Dīvaini Mierīgi
- Malta: Scar – Never Enough
- Czech Republic: Iwana Korolowa – Paleo
- Ukraine: Tina Karol & Julia Sanina – Вільна
- Hungary: – Két Világ Közt
- Belgium: Ycare & Axelle Red – I Don’t Care (Je M’en Moque)
- Poland: Viki Gabor, Kayah – Ramię W Ramię
- Italy: Diodato – Che Vita Meravigliosa
- Sweden: Darin – En Säng Av Rosor
- Portugal: Barbara Tinoco – Sei La
- Germany: Sarah Connor – Vincent
- Greece: Nikos Oikonomaoulos – Valto Terma
- Australia: Jaguar Jonze – Kill Me With Your Love
- North Macedonia: Lozano – Ne Te Vadem Od Pamet
- UK: Dua Lipa – Physical
- Turkey: Murda & Ezhel – Aya
- Bulgaria: 4Magic – Vselena
- Denmark: Jung – Blitz Baby
- Croatia: Franka – Prvi Osjecaj
- Other Parts Of The World : AJR – Bang
- France: Vitaa & Slimane – Ça va, ça vient
- Russia: Szary – Молчанка
- Finland: Behm – Hei Rakas
- Ireland: Secret Garden Ft Brian Kennedy – Beautiful
- Serbia: Hurricane – Favorito
- Slovenia: Nina Puslar – Svet Na Dlani
- Spain: Pastora Soler & Blas Canto – Mi Luz
Voting has started and it will last until the 15th of October while the reveal of the results is expected not later than 31st of October. In order for your vote to be eligible you need to be a member of the OGAE branch of your country further rules could be found here. You can watch the show below.