Fantasia Contest 9

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Fantasia Contest 9
Unleash Your Power
Fantasia Contest 9 Logo.png
Host
VenueAräna Dän Söndje, Söndje, Danskanksova
Presenter(s)Anke Engelke
Francois Sagat
FKA Twigs
Alexander Wang
Executive supervisorMarika Wolfe
Executive producerBogdan Burghelea
Host broadcasterDanskanksova Danskänks Union dän Raðio end Tälävëchün (DURT)
Participants
Number of entries54
Debuting countries Inotyol
 Juliana
 Llort
Returning countries Glaray
Withdrawing countries Amelia
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 Aquia
"Guaya"

The Fantasia Contest 9 was the ninth edition of the Fantasia Contest. It took place in Danskanksova, following their win in the previous edition with Jenni Vartiainen and the song "Turvasana". The contest consisted of three semi-finals and the grand final. The shows were hosted by Anke Engelke, Francois Sagat, FKA Twigs and Alexander Wang.

Fifty-four countries sent their entries to Söndje, three more than the previous edition. Glaray returned to the contest after not participating for one edition. Inotyol, Juliana and Llort debuted; meanwhile, Amelia withdrew from the contest.

Aquia reigned victorious in the contest, after a tense voting process, with Eva Simons and the song "Guaya". Aquia scored 460 points, 7 more than the runner-up, Lanovina. Glaray also achieved their best result to date, placing 3rd with 421 points and Dýria was the only automatic qualifier to make the top 5, placing 4th. Scandavia rounded out the top 5.

Of the automatic qualifiers, Dýria placed in the top 5, as previously mentioned; host country Danskanksova placed 6th, Evergreen placed 12th, Demacia placed 20th, and Jarea placed last.

Format[edit]

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[edit]

The six pots were as follows:

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3
Pot 4 Pot 5 Pot 6

Results[edit]

It was confirmed that fifty countries would perform in Söndje. One semi-final contained 17 participants, the other two contained 16.

Semi-final 1[edit]

 Dýria and  Jarea also voted in this semi final.

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points


01  Pohunskia Digital Daggers "Still Here" 15 62


02  Kingdovania Arrhult "Just Fiction" 12 113


03  Baesnia Josefine Myrberg "Head over Heels" 10 128


04  Sirenforest Anjali "Crown" 9 131


05  Scandavia Robot Koch & Savannah Jo Lack feat. Delhia de France "Heart as a River" 5 146


06  Foxtavia Chi "Hard to Be Happy" 13 104


07  Shinkoyu FTISLAND "Pray" 14 82


08  Lab Rador Natalie Taylor "In the Air Tonight" 16 61


09  Vradiazi Grimes feat. Janelle Monáe "Venus Fly" 8 132


10  Frootania Lady Gaga "Dancin' in Circles" 6 145


11  Angostura Dong Nhi "Bad Boy" 2 174


12  Aquia Eva Simons "Guaya" 1 237


13  Pecunia Rein "Missfit" 7 140


14  Evämaa Mondo Grosso "Labyrinth!" 11 15


15  Fordia Jack River "Fool's Gold" 4 146


16  Glaray Molly King "Hair Down" 3 172

Semi-final 2[edit]

 Danskanksova also voted in this semi final.

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points


01  Ermy Era Krann "Kolodno" 4 152


02  Onduria MILCK "Devil Devil" 5 152


03  Alkyria Anna Tsuchiya "Lucifier" 11 114


04  Kerwan Alexiane "A Million on My Soul" 15 82


05  Harish Islands Off Bloom "Falcon Eye" 7 140


06  Trivania Flint Eastwood "Queen" 1 191


07  Equaland Kodaline "Brother" 8 134


08  Atlandia Lana Del Rey "13 Beaches" 17 61


09  Flírskmasto Zola Jesus "Exhumed" 9 128


10  Orangina Tess "Love Gun" 10 117


11  Juliana Clover the Girl "Detox" 14 84


12  Lakadamia Lili Poe "Echo" 2 160


13  Glacea EVEE "Lone Wolf" 3 159


14  Pacifica Maribelle "Shout" 13 97


15  Pashlanahuy Emelie Hollow "Like I Love You" 16 74


16  Achróa Kishi Bashi "In Fantasia" 12 98


17  Prunia SHAED "Thunder" 6 145

Semi-final 3[edit]

 Demacia and  Evergreen also voted in this semi final.

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points


01  Llort Shilpa Narayan "Renegade" 7 134


02  Cercasia Sara Sangfelt "I Want You" 13 87


03  De Vremdspongeln Lykke Li "Gunshot" 2 198


04  Lidonia White Sea "Bloodline" 4 185


05  Ruyjin Republic Alice Glass "Without Love" 3 187


06  Te Ao Tanya Tagaq "Retribution" 5 149


07  Maronesia Sini Yasemin "Mun kaa" 8 130


08  Marsia Agon "Opa Opa" 16 45


09  United States of Eldance Alice Merton "Hit the Ground Running" 10 126


10  Decoria Grace Carter "Silence" 6 140


11  Katsyria Hoàng Thùy Linh "I'm Gonna Break" 12 102


12  Lanovina Skott "Mermaid" 1 214


13  Florea Noonie Bao "I'm in Love" 14 80


14  Golden Land Vera Blue "Private" 9 130


15  Inotyol 12 Girls Band "Ruten" 11 106


16  Beklium Kadie Elder "First Time He Kissed a Boy" 15 75

Final[edit]

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points


01  Lidonia "Bloodline" 9 235


02  Decoria "Silence" 25 128


03  Pecunia "Missfit" 14 219


04  Glaray "Hair Down" 3 421


05  Demacia "Living for the Night" 20 174


06  Trivania "Queen" 8 259


07  De Vremdspongeln "Gunshot" 7 262


08  Evergreen "16 Psyche" 12 221


09  Llort "Renegade" 24 155


10  Angostura "Bad Boy" 18 201


11  Frootania "Dancin' in Circles" 19 192


12  Scandavia "Heart as a River" 5 341


13  Lanovina "Mermaid" 2 453


14  Danskanksova "Suru on kunniavieras" 6 266


15  Aquia "Guaya" 1 460


16  Te Ao "Retribution" 16 214


17  Ermy "Kolodno" 17 204


18  Fordia "Fool's Gold" 13 220


19  Glacea "Lone Wolf" 15 218


20  Lakadamia "Echo" 23 156


21  Harish Islands "Falcon Eye" 21 168


22  Jarea "Red Flavor" 26 97


23  Ruyjin Republic "Without Love" 11 232


24  Onduria "Devil Devil" 10 232


25  Prunia "Thunder" 22 158


26  Dýria "Warn Me of Silence" 4 378

Other countries[edit]

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[edit]

  •  Amelia: The Amelian national broadcaster decided to withdraw from the edition due to Amelia's recent failures to qualify.

Associate FBA members[edit]

See also[edit]

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