| Factual Song Contest #01 |
Shine the Light
|Final dates||27 May 2016|
|Venue||Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan|
|Number of entries||11|
|Debuting countries|| Brazil|
|Voting system||Each country/jury awards 12, 10, 8–1 points to their top 10 songs.|
|Winning song|| Sweden|
"Fire in the Rain"
|Factual Song Contest|
The Factual Song Contest #01 was the 1st edition of the Factual Song Contest. It took place in the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan. The contest consisted of a final on 27 May 2016, hosted by Perfume.
The winner of the contest was Sweden with the song "Fire in the Rain", performed by Måns Zelmerlöw.
Eleven countries participated in the contest. In the final, France finished second, Brazil finished third. 43 viewers worldwide watched the contest.
For more details on the host country, see Japan.
The contest took place in the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo. The Tokyo Dome has a capacity of approximately 55,000 attendees, and this was the first time the contest has been staged at the venue.
Host announced on 19 May 2016 that the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo will be the only one choice venue.
- May 19 – Confirmation open
- May 26 – Confirmation deadline
- May 27 – Grand Final; voting opens
- June 7 – Voting closed
- June 8 – Results Show
It was announced that 11 countries would participate in the first edition.
11 countries participated in the final, with all 11 participating countries eligible to vote. The running order for the final was revealed on 27 May 2016.
|1||Sweden||Måns Zelmerlöw||"Fire in the Rain"||01||102|
|2||Philippines||Abra ft. KZ Tandingan||"Bolang Kristal"||09||44|
|3||South Korea||GFriend||"Me Gustas Tu"||05||61|
|5||Japan (Host)||Ringo Sheena||"Nippon"||04||63|
|6||United States||Sabrina Carpenter||"Smoke and Fire"||06||61|
|7||France||David Guetta ft. Zara Larsson||"This One's for You"||02||72|
|8||United Kingdom||Mutya Keisha Siobhan||"Flatline"||08||50|
|9||Brazil||Flordelis||"A Volta por Cima"||03||65|
|10||Norway||Ylvis||"Language of Love"||10||35|
|11||Poland||Sylwia Grzeszczak||"Tamta Dziewczyna"||07||55|
12 points in FinalEdit
Below is a summary of the maximum 12 points each country awarded to another in the final:
|N.||Contestant||Nation(s) giving 12 points|
|6||Sweden||Philippines, South Korea, Croatia, France, Brazil, Norway|
|2||France||Sweden, United States|
|South Korea||United Kingdom|
|Factual Song Contest|
| #01, #02, #03, #04, #05, #06, #07, #08|
Brazil, Croatia, France, Japan, Norway, Philippines, Poland, South Korea, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States｜Canada, Germany, Macedonia, New Zealand, Spain｜Bhutan, Denmark, Singapore｜Belgium, Chile, Kazakhstan, South Africa, Taiwan｜Albania, Malaysia｜Australia, Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, Portugal