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AsiaPacific Song Contest
General logo APSC.jpeg
General Logo

Abbrev.

APSC

Founded

June 2017

Origin

Netherlands.png Netherlands

Editions

22 (as of May 2020)

Instagram

https://www.instagram.com/asiapacificontest/

AsiaPacific Song Contest, often shortened to APSC is an online song contest on Instagram since June 2017. The contest is hosted on the account @asiapacificontest by Flag of Netherlands.svgFlag of Russia.svg Mark, Flag of Greece.svg Tasos and Flag of Spain.svg Juan who form the APSC Team.

Each country's head of delegation gets to select an entry for each edition either by internal or national selection. Then the countries get to vote for the Grand Final to determine the winner of the edition means the entry with the most votes.

Origins

The first ever AsiaPacific Song Contest started on 3rd June 2017. It was held in Kyrgyzstan; the first ever country to host the APSC! Twenty nine nations took part in the first edition each submitting one entry to the contest.

Winners

Ed Country Artist Song Points Margin Runner-up &
Third place
#01 Kyrgyzstan.png Kyrgyzstan Jamala "I Believe In U" 118 9 Uzbekistan.png Uzbekistan
Turkey.png Turkey
#02 Uzbekistan.png Uzbekistan Saida "Chitti Gul" 146 16 Singapore.png Singapore
Israel.png Israel
#03 Taiwan.png Taiwan MinChen "Change" 135 10 Turkey.png Turkey
Sri Lanka.png Sri Lanka
#04 South Korea.png South Korea Taeyeon "I" 163 0 India.png India
Mongolia.png Mongolia
#05 Tajikistan.png Tajikistan Manizha "Lyustra" 214 44 Australia.png Australia
Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan
#06 Georgia.png Georgia Cira "Hun Bun" 146 27 Afghanistan.png Afghanistan
South Korea.png South Korea
#07 Papua New Guinea.png Papua New Guinea Sheppard "Coming Home" 173 0 Turkey.png Turkey
Hong Kong.png Hong Kong
#08 Armenia.png Armenia Sirusho "PreGomesh" 160 16 Russia.png Russia
Cyprus.png Cyprus
#09 Russia.png Russia Sonya "Uhodi" 167 18 Turkey.png Turkey
Thailand.png Thailand
#10 Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan Luina "Hey Yo!" 137 0 Mongolia.png Mongolia
Taiwan.png Taiwan
#11 Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan Crystalz "Sen Sulu" 187 35 Vietnam.png Vietnam
South Korea.png South Korea
#12 Taiwan.png Taiwan (G)I-DLE "Hann (Alone)" 156 15 Japan.png Japan
Cyprus.png Cyprus
#13 Australia.png Australia PNAU "Go Bang" 172 25 Turkey.png Turkey
Northern Cyprus.png Northern Cyprus
#14 Japan.png Japan IZ*ONE "La Vie En Rose" 172 28 Israel.png Israel
India.png India
#15 Israel.png Israel Dotan "Numb" 184 33 Russia.png Russia
Singapore.png Singapore
#16 Laos.png Laos The Naked And Famous "Higher" 125 7 Armenia.png Armenia
Japan.png Japan
#17 South Korea.png South Korea EVERGLOW "Adios" 148 8 India.png India
Israel.png Israel
#18 Lebanon.png Lebanon Nina Abdel Malak "Eza Hajarta" 146 6 Uzbekistan.png Uzbekistan
Israel.png Israel
#19 Cyprus.png Cyprus Charis Savva "Krifto" 145 17 Australia.png Australia
Israel.png Israel
#20 Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan Luina "Adrenalin" 148 61 Israel.png Israel
Japan.png Japan
#21 Philippines.png Philippines The Pussycat Dolls "React" 126 18 Cyprus.png Cyprus
New Zealand.png New Zealand
#22 Hong Kong.png Hong Kong Jackson Wang "100 Ways" 120 1 Georgia.png Georgia
Indonesia.png Indonesia

Hosting

Ed Host city Slogan Arena Capacity Entries
#01 Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg Bishkek "Rising Sun" Kyrgyz State Circus 1,700 29
#02 Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg Osh "Asiavision" Suyumbayev Stadion 12,000 32
#03 Flag of Uzbekistan.svg Tashkent "Gather Together" Bunyodkor Stadium 34,000 39
#04 Flag of Taiwan.svg Taipei "Dare To Change" Taipei Arena 15,000 41
#05 Flag of South Korea.svg Jeju City "We Are United" Jeju Stadium 20,000 42
#06 Flag of Tajikistan.svg Dushanbe "An'Ana" State Circus Tajikistan unknown 42
#07 Flag of Georgia.svg Tbilisi "#Enhance" Tbilisi Sports Palace 11,000 40
#08 Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg Lae "Unity In Diversity" Sir Ignatius Kilage Sports Stadium 1,500 42
#09 Flag of Armenia.svg Yerevan "Learn To Blossom" Demirchyan Arena 8,000 42
#10 Flag of Russia.svg Volgograd "Rise Up!" Volgograd Arena 45,600 42
#11 Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Almaty "Alash!" Ice Complex Almaty Arena 12,000 41
#12 Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Aktobe "Play!" Central Stadium Aktobe 13,200 42
#13 Flag of Taiwan.svg Kaohsiung "#IMAGINE" Chungcheng Stadium 30,000 39
#14 Flag of Australia.svg Sydney "Go Bang" The Dome 10,000 39
#15 Flag of Japan.svg Tokyo "Rise" Saitama Super Arena 37,000 41
#16 Flag of Israel.svg Haifa "Mazal Tov" Sammy Ofer Stadium 35,000 39
#17 Flag of Laos.svg Vientiane "Beyond Dreams" New Laos National Stadium 25,000 30
#18 Flag of South Korea.svg Seoul "Move" Gocheok Sky Dome 25,000 30
#19 Flag of Lebanon.svg Sidon "Mabrouk" Sidon International Stadium 22,600 30
#20 Flag of Cyprus.svg Limassol "Awake!" Spyros Kyprianou Athletic Center 6,300 30
#21 Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Astana "New Horizons" Kazakhstan Central Concert Hall 3,500 30

Rules

Participation

  • You must have an active Instagram account with 100 followers at least in order to participate and follow the main account:

@asiapacificontest

  • You are banned from the contest if we find out that you participate with more than one account or misbehave.
  • If you fail to confirm in one edition, you will miss that edition. However, if you fail to confirm 3 times in row, you will be out of the contest.

Countries

  • Every independent state from Asia and Oceania is allowed. (Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, Tahiti, Guam, New Caledonia, Palestine and Hawaii are allowed as well).
  • Every participant has the right to confirm the country they represented in the previous edition, swap or change for the upcoming edition. Each edition 30 countries take part.

Songs

  • The song you're choosing mustn't be 10 years older.
  • Eurovision entries are not allowed. Songs from a country's Eurovision national final are allowed.
  • Remixes are not allowed. Official remixes are allowed.
  • Covers are not allowed. Official covers with more views on YouTube than the original song are allowed.

Artists

  • The artist (solo, featuring or group member) of the chosen song must be living in, born in, have career or have parents who are from the country you represent.
  • Disbanded groups can participate.

Voting

Each participating country awards one set of 8–1,10,12 points to their 10 favourite songs via direct message. In case of the country not being able to deliver the voting, back-up voters are used to replace it. Back-up voters 'climb' 3 places on the Waiting List every time they vote.

If you fail to vote you will receive 1 strike. 3 strikes mean you're out of the contest.

There have been several ties during the contest. In case of a tie between two or more countries, the country that received points from the most countries wins the tie. However, if the countries received points from the same number of countries, the number of 12 points is counted and if they are still tied it goes on until the tie breaks.

Results

The results are made with ScoreWiz.