Youro Theme Contest 10

From yourosongcontest
Jump to: navigation, search
Youro Theme Contest 10
Random Music Genre
YTC10Logo.png
Dates
Semi-final date 22 April 2018
Final date 2 May 2018
Host
Host city Rockland Cashville, Rockland
Host broadcaster Rockland RTV (Rock Televison Visuals)
Participants
Number of entries 30
Debuting   Mărium
 Mientjeland
Returning   Campre
 Chibcha Republic
 Elliria
 Graustark
 Limnoupolitana
 Orange Island
 Vivland
Withdrawing   Kalipolis
 Kashykia
 Koxeweij
 Platonia
 Saint-Milo
Vote
Voting system 10 favourites are awarded 12, 10, then 8 through 1 points by all participants.
Winning song  Cowland
Tasha Cobbs ft. Kierra Sheard - Your Spirit
Youro Theme Contest
◄9 Wiki Eurovision Heart (Infobox).svg 11►


The Youro Theme Contest 10 was the tenth edition of the Youro Theme Contest. The contest was hosted in Cashville, Rockland after their victory in the 9th edition of Youro Theme Contest. They won the previous edition with the song 7 Tsifr performed by Sergey Lazarev. This was the first time that Rockland had won the contest and therefore their first time to host a big Youro event.

A total of 30 countries took part in this edition of which Mărium and Mientjeland debuted in the contest. Campre, Chibcha Republic, Elliria, Graustark, Limnoupolitana, Orange Island and Vivland all returned to the contest, while Kalipolis, Kashykia, Koxeweij, Platonia and Saint-Milo did not submit an entry and therefor withdrew from the contest.

The contest was won by Cowland with the song Your Spirit performed by Tasha Cobbs ft. Kierra Sheard. The song achieved a score of 123 points, just 3 more points than the runner-up from Vovaltik. Fire Island was once again successful and finished in the top 3 for the second time in a row. This was the best results to date for Cowland and Vovaltik. The top 5 was completed by The Kaju's and Orange Island.

Format[edit | edit source]

  • Each edition in Youro Theme Contest consist of a theme chosen by the host broadcaster.
  • If there are 28-37 countries competing, then there will be a semi-final and a final. The top 10 of the previous edition will be pre-qualified to the final, while the rest of the participants will compete in the semi-final. The amount of qualifiers depends on the number of semi-finalists:
    • < 20 semi-finalists: The top 9 + IJ favourite will qualify (20 finalists)
    • ≥ 20 semi-finalists: The top 12 + IJ favourite will qualify (23 finalists)
  • If there are 38 or more participants, then the top 5 of the previous edition will be pre-qualified to the final. The rest of the participants are then split into two semi-finals with 10 qualifiers from each semi-final.
    • The top 9 + IJ favourite will qualify for the final (25 finalists)


Theme[edit | edit source]

RTV has compiled a list of genres and will perform a random draw to give each broadcaster 3 genres. The broadcaster has to choose one of these 3 genres and find a suitable song. The genres are supposed to be harder and RTV's aim is for the countries to find and discover new music in genres they usually send to the Youro events.

Genres[edit | edit source]

Each country received 3 genres where they had to choose one of them.

  Genre chosen


Country Genre 1 Genre 2 Genre 3
 Asgardia Electronic Rock Comedy Classical
 Bartistan Punk Blues Soul
 Campre Enka Electronica Christian Metal
 Cape Paral Chiptune (8 Bit Music) Celtic Zydeco
 Chibcha Republic Jazz Indie Pop Chillstep
 Coco Islands A cappella Rap Country rock
 Cowland Christian & Gospel Electro House K-pop
 Dacla EDM IDM (Experimental) Lullabies
 Elliria Electro World Music (African) Dubstep
 Esdonia Progressive Rock Alternativo & Rock Latino Metal
 Fire Island Hardcore Rap House Trap
 Graustark Opera J-pop Indie Folk
 Hastwyn Comercial Alternative Rock Hair Metal
 Josem German Folk Disney Musical Joik
 Julbrendsen Isles Alternative Rap Indie Rock Reggae
 Limania Trance Instrumental Hip-hop
 Limnoupolitana Alternative Country New Age Latin Rap
 Mărium Brazilian Pop Classic Blues World Music: Asia
 Mexerica Acid Jazz Soundtrack Jingle
 Mientjeland Modern Soul 2 Step Music Chicago Blues
 Orange Island Glich Hop Old School Rap Children Music
 Phytopia Afro Punk Acoustic Medieval Music
 Rockland Funk Hard Rock Traditional Folk
 Sotora Cover Country Conjunto
 Southern Slavonia New Age: Travel Zydeco College Rock
 Teardrop Islands Soft Rock Grundge French Pop
 The Kaju's Country Pop Goth Rock Boyband
 Uff Da Breakcore French Rock Barbershop
 Vivland Anime Noise Rock Afro Pop
 Volbaria Americana Bebop Salsa
 Vovaltik Polka Celtic Folk Dream Pop

Voting[edit | edit source]

  • All competing countries are obliged to vote in their own semi final. Failing to do so will result in a disqualification of the entry and risk to lose their spot in the final.
  • The finalists are also obliged to vote in the semi final but then as a part of the International Jury and they will decide one of the qualifiers .
  • All competing countries are obliged to vote in the final. Failing to do so will result in a strike.

Participating countries[edit | edit source]

Semi Final[edit | edit source]


Draw Country Artist Song Language Genre Place Points
1  Esdonia Korn Black Is the Soul English Metal 14 43
2  Teardrop Islands Eugénie Puis Danse French French Pop 15 42
3  The Kaju's SIRENIA Dim Days of Dolor English Goth Rock 4 79
4  Limnoupolitana Ross Cooper Old Crow Whiskey and a Cornbread Moon English Alternative Country 19 12
5  Orange Island K3 Pina Colada Dutch Children Music 7 73
6  Mientjeland Anne-Marie Then English Modern Soul 10 62
7  Campre La Roux In for the Kill English Electronica 9 66
8  Southern Slavonia Sleeping At Last Saturn English New Age: travel 2 95
9  Vovaltik Celtic Woman ft. Oonagh Tír Na Nóg English, Irish Celtic Folk 1 106
10  Limania David Sanborn Chicago Song English Instrumental 16 37
11  Vivland THE ORAL CIGARETTES Hey Kids Japanese Anime 13 52
12  Dacla Taryn Manning Gltchlfe English EDM 6 76
13  Phytopia Kendrick Lamar, SZA All the Stars English Afro-punk 3 80
14  Mărium Serchmaa Angir Eej Mongolian World Music: Asia 18 31
15  Julbrendsen Isles Romain Virgo ft. Agent Sasco Fade Away English Reggae 20 11
16  Graustark MONDO GROSSO Rabirinsu Japanese J-Pop 17 35
17  Sotora Nightwish Over the Hills and Far Away English Cover 8 70
18  Chibcha Republic Vance Joy We're Going Home English Indie Pop 11 59
19  Mexerica Pierre Bachelet Emmanuelle English Soundtrack 12 52
20  Elliria Borgeous Invincible English Electronic 5 79

Final[edit | edit source]

All participating countries are obliged to vote in the final. The deadline to vote will be 2 May @ 22:00 CET!

Draw Country Artist Song Language Genre Place Points
1  Sotora Nightwish Over the Hills and Far Away English Cover 8 93
2  Cowland Tasha Cobbs ft. Kierra Sheard Your Spirit English Gospel 1 123
3  Chibcha Republic Vance Joy We're Going Home English Indie Pop 13 73
4  Bartistan Amy Winehouse Back to Black English Soul 23 0
5  Hastwyn Portugal. The Man Live in the Moment English Alternative Rock 14 73
6  Josem Dove Cameron Better In Stereo English Disney Musical 12 76
7  Fire Island Stromae Papaoutai French House 3 118
8  Asgardia Josh Groban You Are Loved English Classical 18 44
9  Phytopia Kendrick Lamar, SZA All the Stars English Afro-punk 7 94
10  The Kaju's SIRENIA Dim Days of Dolor English Goth Rock 4 117
11  Campre La Roux In for the Kill English Electronica 9 90
12  Volbaria Fourtissimo Say Hello English Bebop 22 30
13  Mientjeland Anne-Marie Then English Modern Soul 15 66
14  Elliria Borgeous Invincible English Electronic 10 80
15  Southern Slavonia Sleeping At Last Saturn English New Age: travel 11 76
16  Coco Islands Iggy Azalea & Anitta Switch English Rap 19 37
17  Mărium Serchmaa Angir Eej Mongolian World Music: Asia 17 45
18  Vovaltik Celtic Woman ft. Oonagh Tír Na Nóg English, Irish Celtic Folk 2 120
19  Dacla Taryn Manning Gltchlfe English EDM 6 98
20  Mexerica Pierre Bachelet Emmanuelle English Soundtrack 20 34
21  Rockland Fozzy Sandpaper English Hard Rock 21 33
22  Uff Da Superbus Butterfly French French rock 16 63
23  Orange Island K3 Pina Colada Dutch Children Music 5 99

Results[edit | edit source]

Semi Final[edit | edit source]

Draw Country Place Points Esdonia Teardrop Islands The Kaju's Limnoupolitana Orange Island Mientjeland Campre Southern Slavonia Vovaltik Limania Vivland Dacla Phytopia Mărium Julbrendsen Isles Graustark Sotora Chibcha Republic Mexerica Elliria
1  Esdonia 14 43 x 3 4 4 5 10 3 1 3 10
2  Teardrop Islands 15 42 8 x 6 6 7 4 4 5 2
3  The Kaju's 4 79 10 x 12 5 5 10 2 6 1 3 7 4 1 1 12
4  Limnoupolitana 19 12 x 7 5
5  Orange Island 7 73 x 12 12 7 5 12 10 2 7 6
6  Mientjeland 10 62 10 1 x 12 2 1 10 1 8 2 6 6 3
7  Campre 9 66 5 6 6 5 x 2 2 10 8 2 5 3 12
8  Southern Slavonia 2 95 2 6 2 6 3 6 x 6 12 12 12 1 2 4 8 3 10
9  Vovaltik 1 106 8 10 3 2 7 7 x 10 8 8 6 7 1 12 4 8 5
10  Limania 16 37 2 3 x 7 8 10 7
11  Vivland 13 52 8 5 8 4 1 x 8 10 8
12  Dacla 6 76 7 5 8 10 4 12 3 x 1 12 2 5 7
13  Phytopia 3 80 12 4 8 3 6 12 4 x 4 10 12 4 1
14  Mărium 18 31 12 3 2 4 3 x 7
15  Julbrendsen Isles 20 11 7 4 x
16  Graustark 17 35 4 5 7 1 2 5 5 6 x
17  Sotora 8 70 12 7 12 1 7 4 2 6 10 x 3 2 4
18  Chibcha Republic 11 59 6 1 1 2 8 4 8 5 6 2 3 7 6 x
19  Mexerica 12 52 1 1 10 4 3 7 10 5 3 8 x
20  Elliria 5 79 3 1 10 7 10 8 8 5 3 12 6 5 1 x

Semi Final International Jury[edit | edit source]

Place Country Points Bartistan Coco Islands Cowland Fire Island Hastwyn Josem Rockland Uff Da Volbaria Asgardia Arcorar
1  Dacla 58 6 3 10 6 12 7 12 2
2  Orange Island 54 10 3 7 12 12 4 6
3  Southern Slavonia 53 8 8 12 8 2 5 10
4  Chibcha Republic 43 2 6 12 4 1 10 1 7
5  Sotora 43 1 10 4 6 10 12
6  Vovaltik 42 2 2 2 7 6 8 12 3
7  Mărium 42 10 1 8 4 8 3 8
8  Esdonia 42 10 6 5 8 8 5
9  Phytopia 36 6 7 10 6 3 4
10  Campre 33 3 1 12 10 7
11  Mientjeland 32 5 4 8 8 3 3 1
12  The Kaju's 32 5 4 1 4 5 7 6
13  Elliria 32 7 5 5 7 6 2
14  Julbrendsen Isles 24 12 4 1 5 2
15  Teardrop Islands 19 1 12 2 4
16  Graustark 19 4 3 7 5
17  Vivland 18 2 2 10 3 1
18  Limnoupolitana 8 5 3
19  Mexerica 7 7
20  Limania 0
Information:

 Mărium qualified through the International Jury as they got the highest score of the not-qualifying nations in the IJ-voting.

Final[edit | edit source]

Draw Country Place Points Sotora Cowland Chibcha Republic Bartistan Hastwyn Josem Fire Island Asgardia Phytopia The Kaju's Campre Volbaria Mientjeland Elliria Southern Slavonia Coco Islands Mărium Vovaltik Dacla Mexerica Rockland Uff Da Orange Island Esdonia Teardrop Islands Limnoupolitana Limania Vivland Julbrendsen Isles Graustark
1  Sotora 8 93 x 10 1 10 5 4 1 10 3 5 1 12 4 4 4 5 7 7
2  Cowland 1 123 x 12 12 3 6 12 2 7 7 5 7 7 4 7 2 12 10 1 7
3  Chibcha Republic 13 73 6 7 x 3 10 6 1 6 2 8 3 10 2 3 6
4  Bartistan 23 0 x
5  Hastwyn 14 73 5 5 x 5 3 6 3 4 3 10 5 5 5 6 8
6  Josem 12 76 10 x 3 8 2 8 7 7 5 7 1 7 7 4
7  Fire Island 3 118 10 3 6 7 2 x 10 6 12 8 8 4 2 10 8 10 4 8
8  Asgardia 18 44 12 x 12 6 2 6 6
9  Phytopia 7 94 4 10 1 1 7 x 5 6 6 6 8 1 7 5 12 3 12
10  The Kaju's 4 117 12 8 x 12 10 3 8 10 10 10 8 12 2 12
11  Campre 9 90 3 4 10 10 1 7 x 10 5 3 5 12 10 3 3 4
12  Volbaria 22 30 8 1 x 4 6 2 1 1 6 1
13  Mientjeland 15 66 5 3 6 2 3 7 x 3 6 5 1 10 1 8 3 3
14  Elliria 10 80 8 1 4 8 2 5 4 2 10 x 8 7 6 1 12 2
15  Southern Slavonia 11 76 4 1 7 1 12 7 x 10 1 4 6 8 3 12
16  Coco Islands 19 37 8 5 1 1 x 3 8 10 1
17  Mărium 17 45 7 2 6 6 4 x 3 12 5
18  Vovaltik 2 120 12 5 4 4 12 10 4 5 1 5 4 7 x 8 4 5 7 2 8 2 5 6
19  Dacla 6 98 2 8 7 8 4 5 12 12 x 2 2 8 1 7 4 4 2 10
20  Mexerica 20 34 8 8 12 6 x
21  Rockland 21 33 2 3 4 8 3 2 4 x 4 3
22  Uff Da 16 63 2 6 7 3 2 1 1 2 2 2 3 5 2 6 x 5 5 1 8
23  Orange Island 5 99 1 12 5 12 7 10 12 12 6 12 x 10
Information:

Of the finalists  Bartistan did not manage to vote in time and their votes were therefore removed and reserves were used. The country will also get a strike and a ban from the next ediion.

12 points[edit | edit source]

Other countries[edit | edit source]

Eligibility for potential participation in the Youro Song Contest requires a national broadcaster with active YBU membership that would be able to broadcast the contest. The YBU will issue an invitation for participation in the contest to all active members. The following countries that competed in the 9th edition gave the following statements regarding their participation in this edition:

Withdrawing countries[edit | edit source]

The following countries have confirmed that they won't be competing in this edition:

  •  Cape Paral was originally set to compete in this edition but did not submit an entry before the deadline.
  •  Kalipolis announced when they submitted their votes that they won't be competing. However, no reason was given by the broadcaster.
  •  Kashykia decided to not submit an entry for this edition due to a busy schedule.
  •  Koxeweij decided to not submit an entry for this edition due to a busy schedule.
  •  Platonia decided to not submit an entry for this edition due to a busy schedule.
  •  Saint-Milo was originally set to compete in this edition but did not submit an entry before the deadline.

See also[edit | edit source]