Zendari Halloween Special 2019
|Zendari Halloween Special 2019|
|Host city||The National Auditorium, Olgarve|
|Host broadcaster||Kyrboese Broadcasting Corporation (KBC)|
|Debuting countries||All countries |
|Voting system||Each country awards 12, 10, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1 point to all songs.|
|Zendari Halloween Special|
Bidding Phase[edit | edit source]
Following a successful bid to host ZHWS19: the flag icons, logos, theme, slogans and format were approved on Thursday 17th October 2019 by the Host Broadcaster, KBC and ZBA. The bidding phase consisted of competitive submissions of the above criteria, which were put forward to the ZBA, and subsequently judged by ZBU members. Bids were received from: Nuevo Province, Nougoeso, Üsmile, United Ecàlh Republic & Cyan respectively. The voting period lasted 3 days and comprised a reaction poll on the platform, Discord.
Confirmation & Venue[edit | edit source]
Upon acceptance of hosting of ZHWS19, the Kyrboese Head of Delegation (HoD), proposed the venue of The National Auditorium in the state's capital city of Olgarve. The HoD explained to the ZBA that
"the location is easy to get to with ample transport links; as well as being a key part of the nation's history." The HoD elborates further by mentioning how
"the iconic venue hosted Ivory Layne in the days after her qualification in the Final of Maia Song Contest 29 and subsequent Top 10 placing in Kyrbo's debut participation."
Hosts & Contest Details[edit | edit source]
21st October 2019 welcomed the prompt announcement from the national broadcaster, KBC, announcing the hosts for the upcoming ZHWS19 Festival. The hosts were announced as Tom Daley and Chris Mears. In an official press statement released from KBC Headquarters, in Olgarve, "the hosts were chosen for their international appeal" and internal support from the Minister for Media, Culture & Entertainment. The statement also elaborated as to how these critera were at the core of choosing suitability of hosts from a total of 25 applicants.
After the official announcement was made on KBC's Channel 1 at 18:00 GMT, the duo received an unprecedented amount of press contact. The duo later attended an impromptu Press Conference outside the HQ of KBC in central Olgarve. This was where The Kyrboese HoD, announced details of how the hosts would feature in the Interval Act of the contest during the Grand Final. Kyrboese media have rumoured the dance number to be
thrilling, engaging and sensual which encapsulates all things quintessentially Kyrboese.
Fans of the Olympic Divers have vivaciously expressed support for the ZHWS19 via various social media outlets. In light of this, both the KBC and HoD release a reserved number of tickets for the show to the most dedicated cohort of Daley's & Mears' fans. These tickets also included, a backstage VIP meet and greet with the hosts and the contest participants from across the Zendari World.
Rules[edit | edit source]
- The Zendari Basic Rules
- Everyone with a country is allowed to participate. Countries that haven't participated in Zendari Song Contest are allowed to compete.
- Your song MUST be on youtube.
- The song must have something to do with halloween/spooky theme.
Participating Countries[edit | edit source]
Grand Final[edit | edit source]
Other countries[edit | edit source]
Eligibility for potential participation in Zendari Song Contest requires a national broadcaster with an active ZBA membership that is be able to broadcast the contest. All countries with an active ZBA membership have been given an invitation to join this edition.
Active ZBA countries[edit | edit source]