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Vision Song Contest 2
ED2
Dates
Semi Final 1 4 April 2016
Semi Final 2 13 April 2016
Semi Final 3 18 April 2016
Wildcard Round 25 April 2016
Grand Final 26 April 2016
Host
Venue Tórsvøllur, Torshavn
Presenter(s) Eivør Pálsdóttir
Broadcaster Kringvarp Føroya
Paricipants
Entries 68
Debuting countries Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Bos & Herz Flag of the United States Virgin Islands.svg US Virgin Islands Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg Kyrgyzstan Flag of Bulgaria.svg Bulgaria 20px-Flag of Montenegro.svg Montenegro Flag of Colombia.svg Colombia Flag of San Marino.svg San Marino Flag of Latvia.svg Latvia Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czech Republic Flag of Croatia.svg Croatia Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa Flag of Malta.svg Malta Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Puerto Rico Flag of Gibraltar.svg Gibraltar Flag of Senegal.svg Senegal Flag of Slovakia.svg Slovakia 20px-Flag of Greenland.svg Greenland Flag of Georgia.svg Georgia Flag of the Isle of Man.svg Isle of man Flag of Romania.svg Romania Flag of Palestine.svg Palestine 20px-Flag of Barbados.svg Barbados Flag of Indonesia.svg Indonesia Alaska Alaska Tasmania Tasmania Vetican Vetican City
Returning countries None
Withdrawing countries Flag of Ukraine.svg Ukraine Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Trinidad and Tobago
Voting
Voting system Every country awards a set of 12, 10, 8-1 points to their top 10 favourite songs.
Null points 0
Winning country 200px-Flag of Australia.svg Australia

Vision Song Contest 2 was the second edition of Vision Song Contest. It took place in Tórsvøllur in Thórshavn, Faroe Islands, following the Faroe's victory at Vision Song Contest 1 in Madrid with the song "Heart Shaped Hole", performed by Simone. This was the first time the contest took place in Faroe Islands. The contest consisted of three semi-finals, a wildcard round and a final, held in April 2016, with all the shows hosted by Eivør Pálsdóttir.

The winner of the contest was Australia with the song "Cheap Thrills". This was the first time Australia won the contest.

Location Edit

Venue Edit

Torsvollur

The contest took place in the Tórsvøllur in Torshavn, following Faroe's victory at the first contest in Madrid with the song 'Hart shaped hole', performed by Simone. Tórsvøllur has a capacity of 6,040 attendees.

Format Edit

The preminilary for the contest were announced on on 16 February 2016, with the semi-finals took place on 4, 13 and 18 April, the Wildcard Round on 25 April and the grand final on 26 April 2016.

Participants Edit

Sixty-eight countries participated at the contest. Twenty-seven countries debuted in the contest and three countries withdrew. The countries had until 31 March 2014 to confirm their participation and until 1 April 2014 to confirm their song.

Returning artists Edit

Flag of Finland.svg Finland Kristia Siegfrids represented Finland aslo in the first edition but failed to qualify.

Flag of Åland.svg Åland Islands Molly Sandén represented Alands Islands in the first edition too, but failed to qualify from the wildcard round.

Flag of Belarus.svg Belarus Alexander Rybak represented Russia in the first edition, finishing sixth.

Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa Troye Sivan represented Poland and Australia in the first edition, finishing eighth and tenth.

200px-Flag of Australia.svg Australia Sia represented Belgium, Turkey and Austria in the first edition, she finished second with Belgium and failed to qualify with Turkey and Austria.

Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico Selena Gomez represented the United States in the first edition together with Charlie Puth, where she finished sixteenth.

Corsica Corsica Kendji Girac represented France in the first edition too, but failed to qualify.

Semi Final 1 Edit

Twenty-two countries participated in the semi final. The green highlighted countries qualified for the final. The orange highlighted countries went to the Wildcard Round. The red highlighted countries are disqualified.

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
#01 Flag of Finland.svg Finland Krista Siegfrids "Better on my own" DSQ 78
#02 Flag of the United States Virgin Islands.svg US Virgin Islands R City ft. Adam Levine "Locked Away" 7 74
#03 Flag of Indonesia.svg Indonesia Tulus "Pamit" 16 40
#04 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Bos & Herz 30 seconds to mars "This is world" 17 28
#05 Flag of Israel.svg Israel Harel Skaat "Milim" 15 46
#06 Flag of South Korea.svg South Korea Jun Hyo Seung "Find Me" 14 51
#07 Flag of Germany.svg Germany Luxuslärm "Einmal in leben" 9 72
#08 20px-Flag of Barbados.svg Barbados Rihanna "Work" 21 20
#09 Flag of the Isle of Man.svg Isle of man Birdy "Keeping your head up" 3 94
#10 Flag of Åland.svg Åland Islands Molly Sandén "Youniverse" 1 108
#11 Alaska Alaska Katy Perry "Wild Awake" 2 105
#12 Vetican Vetican City Francesca Michielin "L'amore esisté" 6 78
#13 Flag of Russia.svg Russia Sergey Lazarev "Eto vse ona" 5 86
#14 Flag of Romania.svg Romania Inna "Yala" 12 52
#15 Flag of Serbia.svg Serbia Seeb ft. Neev "Breathe" 11 63
#16 Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg Kyrgyzstan Dobr "Pariot" 19 21
#17 Flag of Georgia.svg Georgia Stephane & 3G "I don't want to put in" 20 21
#18 Tasmania Tasmania Dami Im "Gladiotor 13 51
#19 20px-Flag of Greenland.svg Greenland Emmelie de Forest "Drunk tonight" 8 72
#20 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgium Stromae "Carmen" 10 67
#21 20px-Flag of Austria.svg Austria Conchita Wurst "Fire Storm" 4 89
#22 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czech Republic Marketa Irglova "This right here" 18 27

Semi Final 2 Edit

Twenty-one countries participated in the semi final. The green highlighted countries qualified for the final. The orange highlighted countries went to the Wildcard Round. The red highlighted countries are disqualified.

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
#01 Flag of Azerbaijan.svg Azerbaijan Safura "March on" 14 34
#02 Flag of Macedonia.svg FYR Macedonia Rennata "Trust your feelings" 10 50
#03 Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden Måns Zelmerlow "Brother oh brother" 5 85
#04 Flag of Belarus.svg Belarus Alexander Rybak "OAH" 7 78
#05 Flag of the United States.svg United States Ariana Grande "Dangerous Woman" 8 78
#06 Flag of Canada.svg Canada Shawn Mendez ft. Camila Cabello "I know what you did last summer" 6 80
#07 Flag of Greece.svg Greece Thomai Apergi "Jazz kai sirtaki" 15 30
#08 Flag of Slovakia.svg Slovakia Krístina "Ta ne" DSQ 52
#09 Flag of Malta.svg Malta Fabrizo Faniello "My heart is asking you" 16 19
#10 Flag of Iceland.svg Iceland Of Monsters and Men "Little talks" 4 90
#11 Flag of Senegal.svg Senegal Yousson N'Dour ft. Neneh Cherry "7 Seconds" 19 7
#12 Hawaii Hawaii Rachel Platten "Stand by you" 3 107
#13 Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa Troye Sivan "Wild" 17 14
#14 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China EXO "Love me right" 13 40
#15 Flag of Albania.svg Albania Era Istrefi "Bonbon" 9 59
#16 Flag of Croatia.svg Croatia Nina Kraljic "Zaljuljali Smo Svijet" 11 48
#17 Flag of Ireland.svg Ireland Garvin James "Nervous" 18 13
#18 Flag of Colombia.svg Colombia Fanny Lu "El perfume" 12 40
#19 Flag of Norway.svg Norway Alan Walker "Faded" 2 107
#20 20px-Flag of Montenegro.svg Montenegro Vasilije "Infinite" DSQ 6
#21 200px-Flag of Australia.svg Australia Sia "Cheap Thrills" 1 115

Semi Final 3 Edit

Twenty-two countries participated in the semi final. The green highlighted countries qualified for the final. The orange highlighted countries went to the Wildcard Round. The red highlighted countries are disqualified.

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
#01 Flag of the Netherlands.svg The Netherlads Yellow Claw ft. Ayden "Till it hurts"
#02 Flag of Bulgaria.svg Bulgaria Sofi Marinova ft. Ismail "Dai mai"
#03 Corsica Corsica Kendji Girac "No me morè màs
#04 Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark Anne Gadegaard "Suitcase"
#05 Gotlands län vapenflagga.svg Gotland Oscar Zia "Human"
#06 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom Adele "Hello"
#07 Flag of Latvia.svg Latvia Marta Ritova "Not from the world"
#08 Flag of Italy.svg Italy Elisa "No Hero"
#09 Flag of Turkey.svg Turkey Murat Boz "Püf"
#10 Flag of Poland.svg Poland Dawid Potsalio "4:30"
#11 Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico Selena Gomez "Same old love"
#12 Flag of Palestine.svg Palestine The paz band "Got to stay alive"
#13 Canary Islands Canary Islands Dasoul "Si me porto mal"
#14 Flag of Kosovo.svg Kosovo Eleni Foureira "Anemos agapis"
#15 Crete Crete Shaya "Sunshine"
#16 Flag of Estonia.svg Estonia Elina Born "Miss calculation"
#17 Flag of Gibraltar.svg Gibraltar Tom Odell "Heal"
#18 Flag of Lithuania.svg Lithuania Alina Orlova "Twinkle twinkle little star"
#19 Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Puerto Rico Gwen Stefani "Hollback girl"
#20 Flag of Spain.svg Spain Auryn ft. Anastacia "Who's loving you"
#21 Flag of France.svg France Jain "Come"
#22 Flag of San Marino.svg San Marino Il Volo "O sole mio"

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