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ESCT Second Chance Contest 29
ESCTSCC29
Dates
Final 24 March 2018
Host
Venue Nice, Flag of France France
Presenter(s) Karine Ferri
Broadcaster France 2
Participants
Entries 17
Debuting Flag of Belarus Belarus
Flag of Iceland Iceland
Flag of Macedonia Macedonia
Flag of Montenegro Montenegro
Flag of Romania Romania
Flag of Russia Russia
Returning Flag of Germany Germany
Withdrawing Flag of Greece Greece
Flag of Israel Israel
Flag of Monaco Monaco
Flag of Netherlands Netherlands
Flag of Poland Poland
Flag of San Marino San Marino
Flag of Turkey Turkey
Flag of Ukraine Ukraine
Voting
System Each country awarded 12, 10, 8-1 points to their 10 favorite songs
Winner Flag of Lithuania Lithuania
"How The Hell You Can Fight It?"
ESCT Second Chance Contest
◄ 28 Eurovision Heart 30 ►

ESCT Second Chance Contest 29, often referred to as ESCTSCC #29, was the fourth edition of ESCT Second Chance Contest, held in Nice, France, for the first time, after San Marino the previous winner and Netherlands the previous runner-up decided to withdraw from the contest. The contest is organised among the country delegations of the Eurovision Song Contest Tengaged to select the best song which did not make it to the Eurovision Song Contest Tengaged 29 through their national finals.

Seventeen countries confirmed its participation in the fourth edition. Paula from Lithuania won the contest with the song "How The Hell You Can Fight It?" receving a total of 109 points. France finished in second place, with Russia finishing in third place.

Participants

Debuting countries

Below is a list of all debuting countries :

  1. Flag of Belarus Belarus
  2. Flag of Iceland Iceland
  3. Flag of Macedonia Macedonia
  4. Flag of Montenegro Montenegro
  5. Flag of Romania Romania
  6. Flag of Russia Russia


Withdrawing countries

Below is a list of all withdrawing countries :

  1. Flag of Greece Greece
  2. Flag of Israel Israel
  3. Flag of Monaco Monaco
  4. Flag of Netherlands Netherlands
  5. Flag of Poland Poland
  6. Flag of San Marino San Marino
  7. Flag of Turkey Turkey
  8. Flag of Ukraine Ukraine

Returning countries

Below is a list of all returning countries :

  1. Flag of Germany Germany

Songs information

Country Language Artist Song English Translation NF
Flag of Andorra Andorra Spanish Aitana & Ana War "Lo Malo" The bad thing 2nd
Flag of Austria Austria English Visions of Atlantis "Return To Lemuria" - 4th
Flag of Belarus Belarus Russian Natalya Podolskaya "Mamu Ya Ne Obmanu" Mum, I won't cheat 2nd
Flag of Estonia Estonia English Laura "Waterfall" - 2nd
Flag of Finland Finland English Kiara Nelson "Bulletproof" - 2nd
Flag of France France English Anggun "What We Remember" - 2nd
Flag of Germany Germany English MÖWE ft. Daniel Nitt "Lovers Friends" - 2nd
Flag of Hungary Hungary English Dimitri "Heaven" - 3rd
Flag of Iceland Iceland English Blissful "Find A Way" - 2nd
Flag of Lithuania Lithuania English Paula "How The Hell U Can Fight it?" - 2nd
Flag of Macedonia Macedonia Macedonian Elena Milenkovska "Ti Mi Rece Ne" You didn't told me 2nd
Flag of Montenegro Montenegro Serbian Milica Milić "Znam Te" I know you 2nd
Flag of Norway Norway English Ingvar "Echoes" - 3rd
Flag of Romania Romania Romanian Denisa Moga "Singuri" Themselves 2nd
Flag of Russia Russia Russian Serebro "Otpusti Menya" Help me 2nd
Flag of Slovakia Slovakia English Celeste & Carmel Buckingham "Gone" - 2nd
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland English Ana Scent "You" - 2nd

Results

Grand Final

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Flag of Austria Austria Visions of Atlantis "Return To Lemuria" 16 33
02 Flag of Norway Norway Ingvar "Echoes" 11 53
03 Flag of Romania Romania Denisa Moga "Singuri" 9 57
04 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Ana Scent "You" 10 54
05 Flag of Andorra Andorra Aitana & Ana Guerra "Lo Malo" 8 65
06 Flag of Germany Germany MÖWE & Daniel Nitt "Lovers Friends" 15 35
07 Flag of France France Anggun "What We Remember" 2 96
08 Flag of Russia Russia Serebro "Otpusti Menya" 3 90
09 Flag of Hungary Hungary Dimitri "Heaven" 7 67
10 Flag of Slovakia Slovakia Celeste & Carmel Buckingham "Gone" 13 42
11 Flag of Belarus Belarus Natalya Podolskaya "Mamu Ya Ne Obmanu" 17 27
12 Flag of Montenegro Montenegro Milica Milić "Znam Te" 14 40
13 Flag of Estonia Estonia Laura "Waterfall" 6 71
14 Flag of Lithuania Lithuania Paula "How The Hell U Can Fight It?" 1 109
15 Flag of Iceland Iceland Blissful "Find A Way" 4 84
16 Flag of Macedonia Macedonia Elena Milenkovska "Ti Mi Rece Ne" 5 73
17 Flag of Finland Finland Kiara Nelson "Bulletproof" 12 48

Score sheet

Final

Voting results Grand Final
Total Score ESCFinlandJ.svg ESCRussiaJ.svg ESCGermanyJ.svg ESCSwitzerlandJ.svg ESCAndorraJ.svg ESCHungaryJ.svg ESCAustriaJ.svg ESCBelarusJ.svg ESCSlovakiaJ.svg ESCEstoniaJ.svg ESCMontenegroJ.svg ESCNorwayJ.svg ESCLithuaniaJ.svg ESCFranceJ.svg ESCMacedoniaJ.svg ESCIcelandJ.svg ESCRomaniaJ.svg ESCRestoftheWorldJ.svg
ESCConJ.svg
Finland 48 2 3 4 3 3 6 6 5 3 10 3
Russia 90 5 8 10 7 10 6 4 3 12 8 2 5 2 8
Germany 35 10 3 3 10 1 8
Switzerland 54 6 7 12 7 12 10
Andorra 65 8 5 12 7 1 2 12 12 1 5
Hungary 67 7 3 1 1 6 10 8 8 10 1 8 4
Austria 33 2 2 7 7 8 1 6
Belarus 27 1 2 1 6 4 2 4 4 3
Slovakia 42 4 4 10 1 4 3 5 7 4
Estonia 71 3 2 6 12 8 6 5 4 10 4 10 1
Montenegro 40 4 2 1 8 12 6 7
Norway 53 2 5 7 12 1 2 4 3 6 5 6
Lithuania 109 12 7 12 8 10 12 12 12 2 3 12 1 6
France 96 6 10 4 7 2 3 5 10 7 8 5 5 7 5 12
Macedonia 73 8 12 8 4 7 1 7 5 6 8 7
Iceland 84 1 12 6 8 2 10 4 10 1 6 3 10 2 2 7
Romania 57 5 5 5 5 8 6 1 4 3 10 3 2
The table is ordered by appearance in the voting.

12 points

Below is a summary of the maximum 12 points each country awarded to another in the grand final.

N. Recipient nation Voting nation
6 Flag of Lithuania Lithuania Belarus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Slovakia
3 Flag of Andorra Andorra Austria, Iceland, Macedonia
2 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Norway, Romania
1 Flag of Estonia Estonia Hungary
Flag of France France RoTW
Flag of Iceland Iceland Russia
Flag of Macedonia Macedonia Switzerland
Flag of Montenegro Montenegro Lithuania
Flag of Norway Norway Andorra
Flag of Russia Russia Montenegro

See also