Zendari Song Contest 10

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Zendari Song Contest 10
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Host
Host city None TBA
Host broadcaster None TBA
Participants
Number of entries 57 (to date)
Guest countries  Carlamastia
 Cruona
 Éimi
 Epral
 Karanova
 Laigheann
 Mond Sabyar
 Omiina
 Phillipino Islands
 Traffia

Returning countries  Heda Nation
 Pōuto
 Sosij
 Vasseau
 Xaliqtyva
 Xobrania

Withdrawing countries  Cine
 Draydal
 Sakao
 Vendujo
Vote
Voting system Each country awards 12, 10, then 8 through 1 points to their 10 favorite songs.
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Zendari Song Contest 10 is the tenth edition of Zendari Song Contest. It will most likely be hosted in the winning country of the previous edition. The contest will consist of three semi-finals and a final. This is the first edition to include more than two semi-finals.

The third semi-final will only include countries on the waiting list. There will be no debutants for this edition. The two qualifiers from the third semi-final will be invited to join the main contest, regardless of their position on the waiting list.

If any new country wishes to join, please visit the Joining Zendari Song Contest page for more info.

Provisional list of participating countries[edit | edit source]

To join Zendari Song Contest, please visit the Joining Zendari Song Contest page for more info.

All countries have until the 19th of November 2018 23:59 CET to confirm their participation, and until the 24th of November 23:59 CET to reveal their entry.

Country Language Artist Song
 Achalasia
 Alirie English Merlot "Bad For You"
 Alotraxia
 Aquazia
 Campre
 Cascadia
 Cefloana
 Chattahoochee English Lady Essence "Fluffy Gal Anthem"
 Cyan French Bagarre
 Diversia
 Elune
 Fiorenza
 Fokland
 Franova Song for Franova 5
 Haña English Poppy "X"
 Heda Nation
 Jojo's Reich
 Junker English XOV "Nebula"
 Kydziya
 Marnos English HAIM "Want You Back"
 Moo English No Rome ft. The 1975 "Narcissist"
 Nuevo Province English Mariah Carey "All I Want For Christmas Is You"
 Offriano English Avril Lavigne "Head Above Water"
 Othar Korean, English DAY6 "Shoot Me"
 Pōuto
 Putslopistan
 Qyzylsha Serbian Jovana Nikolić "Some flup song from Surbia"
 Rhosỳna Gŵyl Gân Rhosỳna 2
 Rosalina English Agnes "Don't Go Breaking My Heart"
 St. Vitus & Roch English Cosmo Jarvis "Gay Pirates"
 Sakao
 Shairia English Charli XCX and Troye Sivan "1999"
 Sierra
 Skandinavisk Kingdom
 Sosij
 Sutru
 Teardrop Islands
 Tibiris
 Titonüi A Choice for Titonüi 10
 Üsmile English Girls Aloud "Can't Speak French"
 Vashia
 Vasseau
 Violía La Chanson Violaise 1
 Xaliqtyva
 Xobrania English So Below "Ruin"
 Yuvia Altamusikfestival Yuvia 3
 Zerox

Waiting list participants[edit | edit source]

Country Language Artist Song
 Carlamastia Carlamastia Calling 3
 Cruona
 Éimi
 Epral
 Karanova
 Laigheann
 Mond Sabyar St. Vincent
 Omiina English Alexiane "A Million On My Soul"
 Phillipino Islands Spanish, Portuguese Lali ft. Pabllo Vittar "Caliente"
 Traffia Vitaveba di Salvia Garos Mani

International broadcasts and voting[edit | edit source]

The contest will be broadcasted in over 50 countries.

Spokespersons[edit | edit source]

Other countries[edit | edit source]

Eligibility for potential participation in Zendari Song Contest normally 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]

  •  Cine - Colleagues Is Lovingly Fantastic (CILF) announced very early that they were considering withdrawing from Zendari Song Contest for one edition. Their withdrawal was confirmed on the 13th of November 2018. A return in the eleventh edition is very likely.
  •  Draydal - On 14 November 2018, the Draydials Broadcaster (DB) announced their withdrawal from the contest, citing financial crisis and budget restrictions as factors that influenced this decision. A return in the eleventh edition is "likely".
  •  Sakao - On the 14th of November 2018, shortly after the results of the previous edition, Sakao Broadcast Corporation (SBC) was asked about their participation in edition #10. The delegation promptly answered the question with "fucking chaos", and stated that they would return in the following edition.
  •  Xaliqtyva - On the 13th of November 2018, Xaliqtyva Muzyka Viaščaĺnik (XMV) announced that they were seeking interest in returning to Zendari Song Contest again. However, the management team has put their invitation on hold, along with the following statement; "edition #10 is looking like it's going to be full, but we will do our best to ensure that Xaliqtyva can return to the contest". A final statement will be released in the coming days.

Inactive ZBA countries[edit | edit source]

  •  Hexia - On the 30th of October 2018, Hexian National Media (HNM) declined the invitation to participate as a guest this edition, with the reason that "we wish to give the chance for other waiting list countries to compete, we have no problem with waiting".
  •  Kiastirrá - On the 29th of October 2018, Kimotén Tilinviso Giatokak (KTG) declined the invitation to participate as a guest this edition, and requested to be removed from the waiting list. Their reason behind the action was that "we have no interest in Zendari Song Contest anymore".
  •  Orontonia - On the 29th of October 2018, Television of Orontonia (TOO) declined the invitation to participate as a guest this edition, with the reason that "we are currently not interested to participate in Zendari Song Contest".
  •  Sangviland - On the 29th of October 2018, Sangviniska Television och Radio (STR) declined the invitation to participate as a guest this edition. They gave no reason behind the declined invitation.
  •  Schymanland - On the 30th of October 2018, the delegation of Schymanland declined the invitation to participate as a guest this edition. No statement was given.
  •  Tseldora - The management team is currently missing contact information for Tseldora, and cannot invite them to the contest. If they contact the management team, they will receive an invitation.
  •  Yarumayo - The management team is currently missing contact information for Yarumayo, and cannot invite them to the contest. If they contact the management team, they will receive an invitation.
  •  Vendujo - After a scandal regarding the behaviour of the Vendese delegation, it was determined that Vendujo would no longer be able to take part in Zendari Song Contest.

See also[edit | edit source]