Fantasia Contest 22

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Fantasia Contest 22
Celebra la Vida
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Host
VenueArena Ciudad de Ximbala, Ximbala City, Ximbala
Presenter(s)Raini Rodriguez
Ana María Polo
Executive supervisorKevin Kern
Executive producerJmain
Host broadcasterXimbala Univisa
Participants
Number of entries54
Debuting countries Fyor
 Loutreniye
Returning countries Freyhurst
 Vikyirie
Withdrawing countries Decoria
 Wyvernbourne
Vote
Voting systemEach country awards two sets of 12, 10, 8–1 points to their 10 favourite songs: one from their professional jury and the other from televoting
Winning song Evergreen
"I Know the End"

The Fantasia Contest 22 was the twenty-second edition of the Fantasia Contest. It took place in Ximbala, following Ana Tijoux's win in the previous edition with the song "Antifa Dance". The contest consisted of three semi-finals and a final.

Fifty-four countries confirmed their participation in the contest. Freyhurst and Vikyirie returned to the competition, while Decoria and Wyvernbourne withdrew for this edition. Fyor and Loutreniye debuted in the edition.

The winner was Evergreen with the song "I Know the End" by Phoebe Bridgers. Evergreen scored 544 points, with a margin of 109 points above the second placing country, Flírskmasto. Kingdovania placed third, Vradiazi and Dýria placed 4th and 5th respectively. The winner, as well as Kingdovania and Vradiazi, all achieved their best results ever.

Of the automatic qualifiers, Kazkya placed the highest at ninth, with Aquia placing 20th and the hosts, Ximbala placing 23rd. Finally, Lakadamia and Zylofonija placed 25th and 26th repsectively, rounding up the bottom 2.

Format

The competition consisted of three semi-finals and a final. The countries with the highest score in each semi-final qualified to participate in the final, alongside the big five, the countries that were in the top 5 in the previous edition.

Semi-final allocation draw

The five pots were as follows:

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4 Pot 5

Participating countries

Semi-finals

Semi-final 1

 Kazkya and  Ximbala also voted in this semi final.

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points


01  Namimori Jessi "Gucci" 4 182


02  Katsyria Empress Of "Give Me Another Chance" 10 114


03  Drevona breathe. "London" 3 188


04  Fordia DeathByRomy "Fiending for a Lover" 12 103


05  Moly-Boronia Ansa Sauermann "Schaukelstuhl" 15 51


06  Alkyria Jeida Woods "Ultraviolet" 13 103


07  Niolskiaj Holly Humberstone "Falling Asleep at the Wheel" 5 157


08  Fyor Dreamgirl "Teenage Blue" 11 107


09  Hwaesonna Lay "Lit" 2 221


10  Trivania MWM "Dirty Clone" 9 116


11  Demacia AWA "Like I Do" 6 146


12  Achróa Klô Pelgag "À l'ombre des cyprès" 8 140


13  Jarea Eric Nam "Paradise" 7 146


14  Pashlanahuy Heilung "Norupo" 14 82


15  Llort Aero Chord feat. Nevve "Take Me Home" 1 251


16  Wedse Alice Longyu Gao "Rich Bitch Juice" 16 39

Semi-final 2

 Lakadamia also voted in this semi final.

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points


01  Sirenforest The Dirty Youth "No" 17 48


02  Taslana DZIARMA "Kawaii" 12 94


03  Lanovina Cults "Gilded Lily" 11 95


04  Juliana Jackie Extreme "THAT" 15 61


05  Ruyjin Republic Bat for Lashes "Jasmine" 3 176


06  Glacea Zimbru "Divination" 5 140


07  Corzazjan MEROL "Je vais vite (op de Campingdisco)" 13 88


08  Danskanksova Arca "No Queda Nada" 16 57


09  Glaiola Malena Zavala "La Yarará" 10 103


10  Loutreniye Giant Rooks "Heat Up" 6 140


11  Evergreen Phoebe Bridgers "I Know the End" 1 311


12  Lidonia Mothica "Vices" 4 144


13  Scandavia Rori "Gonna Get Mine" 14 84


14  Sincuerello Janelle Monáe feat. Zoë Kravitz "Screwed" 7 134


15  Flírskmasto Jozels "Milka" 2 226


16  Shkeera HÆLOS "End of World Party" 8 131


17  Qasentria Eyedi "Caffeine" 9 110

Semi-final 3

 Aquia and  Zylofonija also voted in this semi final.

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points


01  De Vremdspongeln Glass Animals "It's All so Incredibly Loud" 1 217


02  Torlova Mauvais Œil "Afrita" 8 157


03  Pohunskia Ramsey "The Art of Survival" 14 71


04  Vradiazi Juju "Vertrau mir" 7 158


05  Sylvan Vesna feat. Terezie Kovalová "Světlonoš" 15 50


06  Dýria BRÍET "Heyrðu mig" 2 198


07  Vikyirie The Prince Karma "Superstar" 16 15


08  Alchten Tamaryn "Hands All over Me" 13 87


09  Ka'a and Kehbe Owen Pallett "A Bloody Morning" 11 109


10  Freyhurst Yeboyah "Aili" 9 130


11  Ninelie Phantogram "Into Happiness" 4 189


12  Boninbourg Disclosure, Aminé & slowthai "My High" 12 106


13  Levalle GEISTHA "Floods" 6 167


14  United States of Eldance CHAII "Trouble" 10 122


15  Neocastria Yelle "Karaté" 5 176


16  Kingdovania Petra Marklund "Panna Mot Panna (Forever Young)" 3 194

Grand Final

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points


01  Ninelie "Into Happiness" 13 236


02  Evergreen "I Know the End" 1 544


03  Jarea "Paradise" 21 156


04  Lakadamia "Donne-moi ton coeur" 25 106


05  Kingdovania "Panna Mot Panna (Forever Young)" 3 387


06  Drevona "London" 16 213


07  Loutreniye "Heat Up" 17 203


08  De Vremdspongeln "It's All so Incredibly Loud" 7 297


09  Glacea "Divination" 18 202


10  Demacia "Like I Do" 15 214


11  Namimori "Gucci" 22 143


12  Flírskmasto "Milka" 2 435


13  Dýria "Heyrðu mig" 5 320


14  Sincuerello "Screwed" 24 118


15  Kazkya "Solita" 9 266


16  Llort "Take Me Home" 6 316


17  Ximbala "Kitican" 23 126


18  Niolskiaj "Falling Asleep at the Wheel" 10 260


19  Zylofonija "The Fall" 26 24


20  Vradiazi "Vertrau mir" 4 364


21  Hwaesonna "Lit" 11 250


22  Neocastria "Karaté" 8 292


23  Aquia "La Sombra" 20 180


24  Lidonia "Vices" 14 232


25  Ruyjin Republic "Jasmine" 19 197


26  Levalle "Floods" 12 241

Other countries

To be eligible to participate in the Fantasia Contest, a country is required to be an active member of the Fantasia Broadcasting Association (FBA). The FBA issued an invitation to all active members of the FBA to participate in the contest.

Active FBA members

  •  Decoria: On 12 July 2020, Decoria announced a temporary withdrawal from the contest, citing a lack of funding as a reason.

Associate FBA members

  •  Frootania: On 28 June 2020, Frootania announced that their temporary withdrawal would be permanent for the time being, citing that "the contest has moved beyond recognition" with public interest reaching all-time lows, the most recent edition not being broadcasted in television which is a requirement to partake.
  •  Moowaus: The broadcaster was demoted to Associate Broadcaster status and thus unable to participate.
  •  Wyvernbourne: The broadcaster was demoted to Associate Broadcaster status and thus unable to participate.

See also

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