Power Song Festival (PSF)

Genre

Song contest

Founded

29 April 2014

Origin

Finland.png Finland

No. of episodes

21 contests

Created by

linux620

The Power Song Festival, often shortened to PSF, is an online song competition. The competition was 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 competition. The festival has been hold many times since 2014. It is also one of the most watched events in many online song contest, via the PSF website.
Canada and United Kingdom hold the record for the highest number of wins, having won the festival three times. The highest scoring winner is Slovak singer Lina Mayer who won the 19th edition with a record-breaking 172 points.

Origins

Further information: History of the Power Song Festival

Naming

The programme was named "Power Song Festival" since first edition till now.

Format

Participation

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

Edn. America Asia and Oceania Africa Europe
#01 USA.png United States Australia.png Australia Austria.png Austria
Belgium.png Belgium
Finland.png Finland
Greece.png Greece
Italy.png Italy
Netherlands.png Netherlands
San Marino.png San Marino
Spain.png Spain
United Kingdom.png United Kingdom
#02 Croatia.png Croatia
Germany.png Germany
Sweden.png Sweden
#03 Philippines.png Philippines
New Zealand.png New Zealand
Hungary.png Hungary
Luxembourg.png Luxembourg
#04 Cyprus.png Cyprus
Turkey.png Turkey
Denmark.png Denmark
Norway.png Norway
Romania.png Romania
#05 Azerbaijan.png Azerbaijan
South Korea.png South Korea
France.png France
Portugal.png Portugal
Slovakia.png Slovakia
#06 Israel.png Israel Liechtenstein.png Liechtenstein
#07 Ukraine.png Ukraine
#08 Poland.png Poland
#09 Jamaica.png Jamaica Lithuania.png Lithuania
#10 Chile.png Chile Somalia.png Somalia
#11 Ireland.png Ireland
Russia.png Russia
#12 Canada.png Canada
Mexico.png Mexico
Venezuela.png Venezuela
Iceland.png Iceland
Serbia.png Serbia
#13 Armenia.png Armenia
#14 Monaco.png Monaco
#15 Peru.png Peru Bulgaria.png Bulgaria
Bosnia and Herzegovina.png Bosnia and Herzegovina
#17 Japan.png Japan
Taiwan.png Taiwan
Turkmenistan.png Turkmenistan
Czech Republic.png Czech Republic
#18 China.png China
#19 Singapore.png Singapore Belarus.png Belarus
North Macedonia.png Macedonia

Hosting

The winning country would host the festival the next edition but the host city is chosen by the executive supervisor of the Power Song Festival, linux620.

Host country

Since first edition, all festivals have been held in the country which won the previous year.

Logo and theme

Slogans

Rules

  • You can choose any country you want (except countries like Kosovo, Sealand etc.)
  • You must have to keep THE COUNTRY AT LEAST 3 EDITIONS.
  • (J)ESC songs are not allowed! NF songs are allowed.
  • If there will be more than 26, there will be semi-finals.
  • Artist/band must be in that country what they're going to represent or their parents must to be in that country.

Borrowing rules

Expansion of the contest

National selections

Some countries have already hold many national selections. e.g.

Qualification and semi-finals

Winners

List

Edn Country Artist Song Points
#01 United Kingdom.png United Kingdom Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne "Rather Be" 91
#02 Australia.png Australia Jessica Mauboy "Sea of Flags" 94
#03 Hungary.png Hungary Gigi Radics "Over You" 96
#04 Sweden.png Sweden Avicii "Wake Me Up" 109
#05 Greece.png Greece Nicolas Costa feat. Freaky Fortune "In A World Without You" 93
#06 Netherlands.png Netherlands Dotan "Home" 105
#07 Germany.png Germany Oonagh "Eldamar" 131
#08 Austria.png Austria Conchita Wurst "Heroes" 124
#09 Croatia.png Croatia Luminize "Kill It With Love" 127
#10 United Kingdom.png United Kingdom Ellie Goulding "Love Me Like You Do" 139
#11 Ireland.png Ireland HomeTown "Cry for Help" 104
#12 France.png France Indila "Ego" 105
#13 Canada.png Canada Tiffany Desrosiers "Fearless" 161
#14 USA.png United States Lindsey Stirling feat. Lzzy Hale "Shatter Me" 132
#15 Canada.png Canada Walk Off The Earth "Rule the World" 134
#16 France.png France Chéraze feat. Tunisiano "Promets Pas La Lune" 141
#17 Canada.png Canada Autumn Hill "Can't Keep Waiting" 146
#18 United Kingdom.png United Kingdom Adele "Hello" 146
#19 Slovakia.png Slovakia Lina Mayer "Personal Sky" 172
#20 Singapore.png Singapore The Sam Willows "Take Heart" 118
#21

By country

Wins Country Editions
3 Canada.png Canada #13, #15, #17
United Kingdom.png United Kingdom #01, #10, #18
2 France.png France #12, #16
1 Australia.png Australia #02
Hungary.png Hungary #03
Sweden.png Sweden #04
Greece.png Greece #05
Netherlands.png Netherlands #06
Germany.png Germany #07
Austria.png Austria #08
Croatia.png Croatia #09
Ireland.png Ireland #11
USA.png United States #14
Slovakia.png Slovakia #19
Singapore.png Singapore #20

Power Song Festival winners map.png













By language

Wins Language Editions
16 English #01, #02, #03, #04, #05, #06, #08, #09, #10, #11, #13, #14, #15, #17, #18, #19
2 French #12, #16
1 German #07

Anniversaries

Power Song Festival 20: Special Edition

See also

Power Song Festival
Countries
Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Somalia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela
Contests
#01, #02, #03, #04, #05, #06, #07, #08, #09, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21
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