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Mysterious Song Contest 23
Peace & Love
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Dates
Final dates 27th August 2015
Host
Venue Olympic Indoor Arena
Presenter(s) Polina Gagarina
Dina Garipova
Alexey Vorobyov
Director Llemian Faregoer
Executive supervisor Llemian Faregoer
Host Channel One Russia Russia
Opening act Sergey Lazarev
"7 Wonders"
Interval act Alex Sparrow
"Get You"
Participants
Number of entries 31
Debuting countries Seychelles Seychelles
Vietnam Vietnam
Returning countries Aland Islands Åland Islands
Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
Moldova Moldova
New Zealand New Zealand
Portugal Portugal
Slovenia Slovenia
Withdrawing countries Albania Albania
Australia Australia
Czech Republic Czech Republic
Libya Libya
Philippines Philippines
Vote
Voting system Each country awarded 12, 10, 8–1 points to their 10 favourite songs.
Winning song Slovenia Slovenia
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Mysterious Song Contest welcomes the world to Russia Russia for the 23rd Edition.

The Mysterious Song Contest #23 will be the 23rd edition of the annual Mysterious Song Contest. It will take place in the Olympic Indoor Arena, located in Moscow, Russia Russia, following the country's victory at the 22nd edition with Sergey Lazarev performing "7 Wonders". This will be the first time the city hosts the event.

The contest is scheduled to consist of 2 semi finals and finally the grand final, with unofficial dates for the semi finals being 15th August 2015 and the grand final being 20th August 2015. As of 11th August 2015, 32 countries have announced their participation in the contest.

LocationEdit

Channel One Russia Russia, announced on 5th August 2015 that their first choice as host arena for the Contest was the Olympic Indoor Arena in Moscow. However other cities and arenas were still able to apply. After Russia Russia's win in New York, those making a bid had approximately three days to submit their offer to Channel One.

The Olympic Indoor Arena in Moscow, which has a capacity of approximately 25,000 attendees, was announced as the host venue on 9th August 2015. This will be the Arena's first hosting of the contest.

PresentersEdit

On 10th August 2015, Channel One announced that Polina Gagarina and Dina Garipova will be the host/s of the 23rd contest. Alexey Vorobyov will host in the Green Room.

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FormatEdit

The competition will consist of two semi-finals and a final, a format which has been rarely used in the contest. The ten countries with the highest scores in each semi-final will qualify to the grand final where they will join the host nation Russia Russia.

EDIT:- Due to changes in Semi Final 2 it was lately decided that 11 from Semi Final 1 and 09 from Semi Final 2 with the highest scores would qualify to the grand final.

Each participating country had their own national jury/HoD. Each member of a respective nation's jury is required to rank every song, except that of their own country, to produce an overall ranking from first to last place. The song which scored the highest overall rank received 12 points, while the tenth-best ranked song received 1 point.

Semi-final allocation drawEdit

The draw that determined the semi-final allocation was held on 11 August 2015. The participating countries, excluding the automatic finalist Russia. The countries were split into two pots which would either be semi final 1 or semi final 2. Then a random generator was used to allocate countries into the running order. The results were as follows:

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It was decided that Russia Russia would vote in both semi final to make the results fair and even for all participants in the edition.

ParticipantsEdit

The following countries have confirmed their participation into the contest.

Due to loss of contest between the MBU and the HoD with Czech Republic Czech Republic and Spain Spain (Which showed interest to return), both countries were forced to pull out of the contest.

At a last minute arrival, Japan Japan regained interest into the contest showing interest and completing MBU requirements.

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Table key

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     Withdrawing Countries
     TBA
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Returning ArtistsEdit

We welcome back some artists who have previous joined us in MSC.

Semi Final 1Edit

16 Countries are participating in this Semi Final with Russia Russia voting as the automatic qualifier of this edition. The top 11 countries that score the highest number of points will qualify to the grand final

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Italy Italy Benji & Fede Tutta D'Un Fiato 07 069
02 Switzerland Switzerland DJ Antoine feat. Akon Holiday 03 087
03 Netherlands Netherlands Claudia De Breij Mag Ik Dan Bij Jou 13 038
04 Canada Canada Bynon & Domeno ft. Alice Berg vs Dannic Golden Hearts 10 064
05 Germany Germany Wolkenfrei Wolke 7 01 091
06 Greece Greece Antique Moro Mou 14 030
07 Venezuela Venezuela Romina Palmisano Hazme Volar 11 061
08 New Zealand New Zealand Brooke Duff Till The End 02 089
09 Hungary Hungary Fehérvári Gábor Alfréd Mary Joe 06 073
10 Egypt Egypt Khaled Selim Ad'y Aleik 12 044
11 Vietnam Vietnam Đông Nhi Bad Boy 09 065
12 Taiwan Taiwan Weather Girls Hey Boy, Ueishenmo? 08 069
13 Finland Finland Anna Abreu Ivory Tower 04 083
14 Norway Norway Ane Brun Darling To Love 16 014
15 Portugal Portugal Carolina Deslandes Carousel 05 082
16 Belgium Belgium Helmut Lotti From Russia With Love 15 027

Semi Final 2Edit

14 Countries are participating in this Semi Final with Russia Russia voting as the automatic qualifier of this edition. The top 09 countries that score the highest number of points will qualify to the grand final

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 France France Maude Love Is What You Make Of It 05 074
02 Lithuania Lithuania Žygis Like You 14 018
03 Japan Japan Ken Hirai ft. Namie Amuro Grotesque 06 074
04 Moldova Moldova Nicoleta Nuca Nu Sunt 07 071
05 Seychelles Seychelles Chicco Martino & Daniella Pou Toujour 13 022
06 Denmark Denmark Nabiha Mind The Gap 03 081
07 Faroe Islands Faroe Islands Danny & The Veetos Sunnukvøld Í Mai 12 043
08 Aland Islands Åland Islands Miriam Bryant Dragon 11 052
09 USA United States Karmin Didn't You Know 01 088
10 Slovenia Slovenia Maraaya Lovin' Me 02 084
11 United Kingdom UK Rita Ora Poison 10 057
12 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Laleh Colours 08 069
13 Austria Austria Anna F Friedberg 09 062
14 Sweden Sweden Ida LaFontaine Shut Up And Kiss Me 04 075

Voting GridsEdit

This is how the votes were scored in each Semi Final.

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Grand FinalEdit

21 Countries will create the grand final. 11 from Semi Final 1, 09 from Semi Final 2 and Russia Russia

The draw on Russia Russias position in the running order was done prior to the Semi Finals and Russia Russia was allocated 6th in the running order.

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 France France Maude Love Is What You Make Of It 16 064
02 USA United States Karmin Didn't You Know 11 085
03 Switzerland Switzerland DJ Antoine feat. Akon Holiday 09 094
04 Russia Russia Yin - Yang Do Not Let Go Of My Hand 17 063
05 Germany Germany Wolkenfrei Wolke 7 04 119
06 Denmark Denmark Nabiha Mind The Gap 08 095
07 Canada Canada Bynon & Domeno ft. Alice Berg vs Dannic Golden Hearts 03 122
08 Venezuela Venezuela Romina Palmisano Hazme Volar 07 099
09 Finland Finland Anna Abreu Ivory Tower 13 080
10 Portugal Portugal Carolina Deslandes Carousel 02 123
11 Austria Austria Anna F Friedberg 19 049
12 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Laleh Colours 12 081
13 Slovenia Slovenia Maraaya Lovin' Me 01 135
14 New Zealand New Zealand Brooke Duff Till The End 05 107
15 Japan Japan Ken Hirai ft. Namie Amuro Grotesque 06 105
16 Taiwan Taiwan Weather Girls Hey Boy, Ueishenmo? 20 048
17 Italy Italy Benji & Fede Tutta D'Un Fiato 21 044
18 Sweden Sweden Ida LaFontaine Shut Up And Kiss Me 15 066
19 Hungary Hungary Fehérvári Gábor Alfréd Mary Joe 18 059
20 Moldova Moldova Nicoleta Nuca Nu Sunt 10 087
21 Vietnam Vietnam Đông Nhi Bad Boy 14 073

Voting GridEdit

Here is how the world voted in the grand final.

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