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Intercontinental Music Festival 53

Edition

53

Semi-final 1 date

August 26, 2016

Semi-final 2 date

August 29, 2016

Final date

September 1, 2016

Venue

Košice, Slovakia Slovakia

Winner

Ireland Ireland
Greywind
"Forest Ablaze"

Entries

40

Timeline

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Intercontinental Music Festival 53 was the 53rd edition of IMF. It was hosted in Košice, Slovakia Slovakia.







Participating CountriesEdit

Withdrawing countries Returning countries Debuting countries


Returning ArtistsEdit

Returning Artist Country Previous Edition
Axel Argentina Argentina #13, #14, #21, #22, #23, #34, #48
Ayo Congo DR DR Congo #1
Dannii Minogue Australia Australia #38
Diogo Piçarra Portugal Portugal #40
Eleni Foureira Greece Greece #32, #33
Julio César Venezuela Venezuela #6
Kati Wolf Hungary Hungary #50, #52
La Musicalité Spain Spain #35
Manuel Mijares Mexico Mexico #5
MIIA Norway Norway #43
Samantha Jade New Zealand New Zealand #9 (for Australia Australia), #23 (for Australia Australia), #47 (for Australia Australia)
Shakira Colombia Colombia #36, #40, #48, #51
Stan Walker New Zealand New Zealand #35
The Birthday Massacre Canada Canada #52
Verka Serduchka Ukraine Ukraine #5
Youssoupha Congo DR DR Congo #1, #5
Yuri Mexico Mexico #5
Zella Day Czech Republic Czech Republic #30


Semi-final 1Edit

Scoreboard: [1]

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Ukraine Ukraine Verka Serduchka "Tuk, Tuk, Tuk" 08 82
02 Canada Canada The Birthday Massacre "Red Stars" 14 54
03 Denmark Denmark De Høje Hæle "Kikkertsyn" 17 20
04 Brazil Brazil Amnesia "Não Se Arrependa Em Vão" 18 16
05 Georgia Georgia Boris Bedia "Bediscera" 07 84
06 Angola Angola Café Negro "Kilapanga Do Órfão" 04 102
07 Spain Spain La Musicalité "Bailando En La Oscuridad" 01 140
08 Ecuador Ecuador Adrienne Bailon "Uncontrollable" 16 34
09 Croatia Croatia Viktorija Novosel "Astronaut" 03 104
10 Venezuela Venezuela Julio César "Me Elevas" 05 100
11 Anguilla flag icon Anguilla Jodie Aysha feat. Bassmonkeys "It's Over (Can't Get My Love)" 13 60
12 Congo DR DR Congo Ayo feat. Youssoupha "Love Musik" 10 76
13 Australia Australia Dannii Minogue & Jason Nevins "Touch Me Like That" 12 62
14 Mexico Mexico Manuel Mijares & Yuri "Acompáñame" 09 80
15 Singapore Singapore Kevin Mathews & The Groovy People "Silver" 15 50
16 Argentina Argentina Axel "Se Dice Amor" 02 106
17 Paraguay Paraguay Priscila Vega & Zonik The Flame & Solarius "In The Dark" 06 90
18 Malta Malta Ira Losco "Chameleon" 11 74


Semi-final 2Edit

Scoreboard: [2]

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Belgium Belgium Natalia Druyts "Boom" 02 108
02 Greece Greece Eleni Foureira "Reggaeton" 12 61
03 Egypt Egypt Myra Sky "Hurricane" 04 104
04 North Macedonia North Macedonia Billy Zver "Nosam Kondom" 17 24
05 France France Emji "Lost" 01 125
06 Germany Germany Anna-Maria Zimmermann "Tantz" 14 54
07 Ireland Ireland Greywind "Forest Ablaze" 03 106
08 New Zealand New Zealand Stan Walker feat. Samantha Jade "Start Again" 08 90
09 Switzerland Switzerland Pegasus "I Take It All" 10 68
10 Suriname Suriname Rochelle Perts "All Night Long" 09 78
11 Iceland Iceland Hildur "I'll Walk With You" 13 60
12 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Some Toir "Romantic Crap" 16 26
13 Austria Austria Elly V "I'll Be Around (Bounce)" 05 96
14 Portugal Portugal Diogo Piçarra "Dialeto" 07 92
15 Colombia Colombia Shakira feat. Freshlyground "Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)" 06 92
16 Russia Russia Avraam Russo "Znayu" 15 28
17 Hungary Hungary Kati Wolf "Utazás" 11 64


Grand FinalEdit

Scoreboard: [3]

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Ireland Ireland Greywind "Forest Ablaze" 01 178
02 Croatia Croatia Viktorija Novosel "Astronaut" 07 116
03 France France Emji "Lost" 02 146
04 Spain Spain La Musicalité "Bailando En La Oscuridad" 03 144
05 Czech Republic Czech Republic Zella Day "Sweet Ophelia" 20 66
06 Portugal Portugal Diogo Piçarra "Dialeto" 10 102
07 United Kingdom United Kingdom Bastille "Good Grief" 12 96
08 Ukraine Ukraine Verka Serduchka "Tuk, Tuk, Tuk" 15 82
09 Egypt Egypt Myra Sky "Hurricane" 14 88
10 Venezuela Venezuela Julio César "Me Elevas" 18 76
11 Switzerland Switzerland Pegasus "I Take It All" 19 74
12 Georgia Georgia Boris Bedia "Bediscera" 17 78
13 Norway Norway MIIA "In The Light Of Love" 09 104
14 Angola Angola Café Negro "Kilapanga Do Órfão" 16 80
15 Slovakia Slovakia Celeste Buckingham "Love In Your Soul" 04 142
16 Suriname Suriname Rochelle Perts "All Night Long" 13 92
17 New Zealand New Zealand Stan Walker feat. Samantha Jade "Start Again" 08 106
18 Belgium Belgium Natalia Druyts "Boom" 05 140
19 Colombia Colombia Shakira feat. Freshlyground "Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)" 06 124
20 Congo DR DR Congo Ayo feat. Youssoupha "Love Musik" 24 32
21 Mexico Mexico Manuel Mijares & Yuri "Acompáñame" 23 34
22 Paraguay Paraguay Priscila Vega & Zonik The Flame & Solarius "In The Dark" 22 42
23 Montenegro Montenegro Highway "Sam" 25 22
24 Argentina Argentina Axel "Se Dice Amor" 21 58
25 Austria Austria Elly V "I'll Be Around (Bounce)" 11 98
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