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Yourovision Song Contest 25
25 theme art
Persevere

Contest

Yourovision Song Contest

Edition no.

25

Participants

17

Location

Mariehamn, Aland Islands Åland Islands

Host

TessHex

Grand Final

27th February 2016

Winner

Canada Canada
"Old Habits Die Hard"

Timeline

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Welcome to your Eurovision Song Contest.

This was the twenty-fifth Yourovision Song Contest, held in Mariehamn, following Åland's thrilling victory in the preceding contest.

This edition was the first in the history of the contest in which a country's disqualification actively changed the eventual winner of the contest. Romania was leading in points at the close of the voting, but failed to submit their votes, resulting in their disqualification. First place was therefore awarded to the next-highest-scoring country, Canada. Coincidentally, Canada was the only participant country in this edition to receive points from all other voting participants.

Edition 25 - Mariehamn - PersevereEdit

Following Sophia Somajo's victory in the previous edition, Mariehamn was selected, on the spot, to host the following contest, primarily because of its status as the most significant city on the Åland Islands. The slogan was revealed to be "Persevere", accompanied by the imagery of the ocean, both in reference to the theme of the previous winner, "Klein Blue", and to the islands' geography. The message of the slogan was one of staying strong in the face of adversity, to connect the imagery together.

The dates for this edition were:
Participation deadline/Voting begins: 17th February, 2016
Voting deadline: 26th February, 2016
Grand Final: 27th February, 2016

ParticipantsEdit

Debuting countries Withdrawing countries Returning countries
  • None

Returning ArtistsEdit

This edition Previous appearance
Country Artist Song Country Song Edition
Canada Canada Allie X "Old Habits Die Hard" Canada Canada "Catch" #23
Denmark Denmark "Kamikaze" Ireland Ireland "Beg For It" #14
Greece Greece Eleni Foureira "Pio Dinata" Greece Greece "Sweetest Love" #2
Netherlands Netherlands Anouk "Run Away Together" Netherlands Netherlands "New Day" #18
Slovenia Slovenia Nika Zorjan "Svet Po Dežju" Slovenia Slovenia "Problemom Sredinc" #18

Grand FinalEdit

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Flag of Antarctica Antarctica Alexander Rybak "Kotik" 10 38
02 Denmark Denmark "Kamikaze" 11 37
03 France France Emji "Lost" 2 72
04 Canada Canada Allie X "Old Habits Die Hard" 1 73
05 Slovenia Slovenia Nika Zorjan "Svet Po Dežju" 15 27
06 Sweden Sweden Mimi Werner "Ain't No Good" 8 54
07 Aland Islands Åland Islands Vilma Alina "Juha88" 12 37
08 Lithuania Lithuania Monika Linkytė "Po Dangum" 6 58
09 Hungary Hungary András Petruska "Trouble In My Mind" 7 58
10 Romania Romania Brighi "Invizibilă" 17 80¹
11 Netherlands Netherlands Anouk "Run Away Together" 3 72
12 USA United States The Chain Gang Of 1974 "Sleepwalking" 14 32
13 Ireland Ireland Linkin Park "Guilty All The Same" 16 26
14 Greece Greece Eleni Foureira "Pio Dinata" 13 35
15 United Kingdom United Kingdom Little Mix "Love Me Like You" 4 63
16 Switzerland Switzerland Kat Graham "Power" 5 58
17 Ukraine Ukraine Ukraine ft. Cici "UNarmed" 9 50

¹Disqualified for failing to vote.

Recap of the songsEdit

Yourovision Song Contest 25 Recap

Yourovision Song Contest 25 Recap








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