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Factual Song Contest
FSC LOGO
Information
Genre Song contest
Created by Sungpin
Country of origin Japan Japan
Original language(s) English
Production
Location(s) Various
Running time Various
Broadcast
Original run May 2016 – present
Edition(s) 9

The Factual Song Contest, often shortened to FaSC, is an online song contest based upon the existing Eurovision Song Contest. Each participating country submits an original song to be performed online and then casts votes for the other countries' songs to determine the most popular song in the contest. The contest has been held many times since 2016.
Sweden hold the record for the highest number of wins, having won the contest one time. The highest scoring winner is Latvian singer Dana Sokolova who won the 8th edition with a record-breaking 114 points.

NamingEdit

The programme was named "Factual Song Contest" since first edition till now.

FormatEdit

ParticipationEdit

31 countries have participated at least once. These are listed here alongside the year in which they made their début:

Edn. Countries
#01 Brazil, Croatia, France, Japan, Norway, Philippines, Poland, South Korea, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States
#02 Canada, Germany, Macedonia, New Zealand, Spain
#03 Bhutan, Denmark, Singapore
#04 Belgium, Chile, Kazakhstan, South Africa, Taiwan
#05 Albania, Malaysia
#06 Australia, Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, Portugal
#07 Austria, Netherlands, Romania
#08
#09

HostingEdit

Host countryEdit

The winning country/player would host the contest the next edition, including decide the host city or the presenter(s), and design the logo or the video. If the winning country cannot host the next edition, the host will be the country which got the second place. If the winning country cannot host whole edition, winning country can find the other player as a co-host country to host the contest.

Times Country Editions
4 Japan Japan #01, #04, #05, #07
2 Belgium Belgium #06, #07
1 Brazil Brazil #02
Sweden Sweden #02
United Kingdom United Kingdom #03
Taiwan Taiwan #05
Norway Norway #08

Logo and themeEdit

SlogansEdit

Edn. Host country Host city Slogan User
#01 Japan Japan Tokyo "Shine the Light" Sungpin
#02 Brazil Brazil Brasília "#United" dapturner1992
Sweden Sweden Stockholm nvscfanph
#03 United Kingdom United Kingdom Belfast "#Smile" antonywinter
#04 Japan Japan Shizuoka "The Climb" Sungpin
#05 Japan Japan Tokyo "Think Big" Sungpin
Taiwan Taiwan Kaohsiung francisco
#06 Belgium Belgium Hasselt "Colours" roy
#07 Belgium Belgium Brussels "Freedom" roy
Japan Japan Nagoya Sungpin
#08 Norway Norway Oslo #Release dapturner1992
#09

RulesEdit

The key point and the feature of the contest is that you have the chance to host a contest. Just like the Eurovision Song Contest. If you are the winner of this edition, you'll have the right to host the next contest, decide the host city or the presenter(s), and design the logo or the video of your own style. If you are the winner and cannot host a contest, don't be worry. You still can join us here. The host will be the country which got the second place. One country per person. The players should announce the artist, the language of the song, the title of the song and the time slot for recap. All countries in the world can participate (UN member countries + Palestine, Vatican City, Abkhazia, Kosovo, Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, Northern Cyprus, Western Sahara, Somaliland, South Ossetia, Taiwan and Transnistria). All the dependent territories aren't allowed to participate. You cannot borrow the artist from the other country. The artist must be from the country. e.g. Eric Saade can represent Sweden, cannot represent Palestine or Lebanon. If the artist's signed with a local record label, he/she/they can represent the country. e.g. Singaporean singer Olivia Ong is signed with a Japanese label and a Taiwanese label so she can represent not only Singapore but also Japan and Taiwan.
No Eurovision Song Contest/Junior Eurovision Song Contest songs. It must be an original song. Music/lyric video are allowed. Covers/remixes are allowed if they were official. Please vote like the Eurovision Song Contest style. There is no replacement voter here. You will be disqualified if you fail to submit your votes.

Qualification and semi-finalsEdit

WinnersEdit

List Edit

Edn Country Artist Song Points
#01 Sweden Sweden Måns Zelmerlöw "Fire in the Rain" 102
#02 United Kingdom United Kingdom CHVRCHES "Empty Threat" 67
#03 Japan Japan Namie Amuro "Hero" 85
#04 Sweden Sweden Otto Knows ft. Lindsey Stirling & Alex Aris "Dying for You" 99
#05 Belgium Belgium Loïc Nottet "Million Eyes" 97
#06 Belgium Belgium Emma Bale "Worth It" 90
#07 Finland Finland ALMA "Karma" 86
#08 Template:LatviaFSC Dana Sokolova "Razvedi Nebo" 114

By country Edit

Wins Country Editions
2 Sweden Sweden #01, #04
Belgium Belgium #05, #06
1 United Kingdom United Kingdom #02
Japan Japan #03
Finland Finland #07
Template:LatviaFSC #08

By language Edit

Wins Language Editions
6 English #01, #02, #04, #05, #06, #07
1 Japanese #03
Latvian #08

See alsoEdit

Factual Song Contest
#01, #02, #03, #04, #05, #06, #07, #08
Brazil, Croatia, France, Japan, Norway, Philippines, Poland, South Korea, Sweden, United Kingdom, United StatesCanada, Germany, Macedonia, New Zealand, SpainBhutan, Denmark, SingaporeBelgium, Chile, Kazakhstan, South Africa, TaiwanAlbania, MalaysiaAustralia, Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, Portugal
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