Zendari Song Contest 4

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Zendari Song Contest 4
"Enter The Wild"
Zendari Song Contest 4 Logo.png
Host
Host city Titonüi Senippiku, Titonüi
Venue Hyang-Donchi Arena
Presenter(s) Bunny Meyer
Quinn Nelson
Lily Ki (Green Room)
Host broadcaster Titonüi Titonüiyia Television
Opening act Semi Final 1: GJan performing "Wild"
Semi Final 2: Lady Goo Goo performing "The Zendari Dance"
Grand Final: Alida performing "Cool With It" and "Feathers"
Interval act Semi Final 1: Fab Freddie's Glitter Bonanza
Semi Final 2: Luna performing "Keep On Doin'" and "Free Somebody"
Grand Final: Kamil Show performing "Puerto Rico"
Participants
Number of entries 44
Debuting countries  Pōuto

Returning countries  Chattahoochee
 St. Vitus & Roch

Withdrawing countries  Gigabyte
 Tibiris
Vote
Voting system Each country awards 12, 10, then 8 through 1 points to their 10 favorite songs.
Winning song  Titonüi
"Nomer Odin"
Zendari Song Contest
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Zendari Song Contest 4 is the fourth edition of Zendari Song Contest. It was hosted in Titonüi, the winning country from the previous edition. The contest will consist of two semi-finals and a final.

On the 8th of April 2018, it was revealed that Titonüi had won the contest, with the song "Nomer Odin" by Olya Polyakova. They received 141 points.

44 countries participated in this edition, with 1 country competing for the first time, 2 countries returning to the contest and 2 countries withdrawing from Zendari Song Contest.

Location

On the 14th of March 2018, a list of venues interested in hosting the fourth edition of Zendari Song Contest was revealed. On the 16th of March 2018, it was revealed that Senippiku would be the host city, with the Hyang-Donchi Arena being the host venue.

Bidding phase

Seven venues have been announced to have shown interest in hosting the contest. The ZBA announced the conditions under which cities and venues could announce their interest in hosting the contest.

  • The host city has to be near a major airport.
  • The venue must have good connections to public transport.
  • The venue must be available for at least six weeks before the contest and one week after the conclusion of the contest.
  • The venue must not be open-air, but an air-conditioned building with a capacity of at least 10,000 and a minimum ceiling height of 15 metres (49 ft), insulated for sound and light.
  • The green room must be located as close to the arena as possible (or within it), with a capacity of 300.

 dagger   Host venue

Location Name Capacity Notes
Titonovia Diamantpunkten 48,350 Built 2011. Mostly used for live concerts. Host venue for Zendari Song Contest 1.
Cupola 10,900 This venue, which is a giant dome, hosts several indoor sport-related competitions. Has also hosted three editions of A Choice for Titonüi.
Nordale KSU Arena 66,750 Has a retractable roof. Built 2003.
Rasp Vinüri 9,950 Built 2018. This arena is not eligible, because it does not fit the minimum capacity requirement.
Senippiku Hyang-Donchi Arenadagger 13,000 Built 2015.
Temekylopia The Square 27,000 Built 1987.
Paramoisu Arena 33,250 Built 1998.

Returning artists

Country Artist Song Previous appearances
 Borschóviya Skott "Mermaid" #3 (for  Orblein)
 Chattahoochee RIVALS "Damned Soul" #2 (for  Chattahoochee)
 Fokland SOPHIE "Faceshopping" #2 (for  Wo Xi)
 Junker Sharon den Adel (apart of My Indigo) "Crash and Burn" #2 (for  Achalasia)
 Rose Lilit Hovhannisyan "Balkan Song" #2 (for  Cascadia)

Participating countries

Everyone is able to vote in both semi-finals. Everyone who votes in the opposite semi that they're not in will have their points added together separately, with the top scorer being the 11th qualifier of each semi-final.

Countries who are not competing in this edition are also allowed to vote, but must vote in both semi-finals in order for their points to be counted.

Semi Final 1

Offriano and Zamolodchikova were randomly drawn to vote in this semi-final.

A playlist can be found here, and a recap can be found here.

A video showcasing the qualifiers can be found here.

A full scoreboard of the voting can be found here, and the international jury scoreboard can be found here.

Draw Country Language Artist Song Place Points
01  Coco Islands Ukrainian Tarabarova "Tsunami" 7 77
02  Cine English George Michael "A Different Corner" 20 10
03  Xobrania English Alison Wonderland "Church" 4 84
04  Wåri Korean, English TIGERJK ft. Yoonmirae & Bizzy "Eagles" 6 79
05  Qyzylsha French Bouchra "Blanc Ou Noir" 14 62
06  Olkenland English Sløtface "Take Me Dancing" 12 66
07  St. Vitus & Roch Swedish N-E-L "Fest i Stan (ZimoNitrome Remix)" 16 46
08  Xaliqtyva English Gabrielle Aplin "The Power of Love" 8 75
09  Sosij English Louisa ft. 2 Chainz "YES" 13 62
10  Cyan French Eugénie "Vents contraire" 5 84
11  Chattahoochee English RIVALS "Damned Soul" 18 29
12  Suczeawa French, English Lisandro Cuxi "Eva" 19 18
13  Fiorenza English Anton Powers & Pixie Lott "Baby" 15 47
14  Shairia English Tula "River" 9 72
15  Alotraxia English, Japanese ONE OK ROCK "Mighty Long Fall" 11 [1] 67
16  Vasseau English Dotter "Dive" 2 95
17  Nuevo Province Korean Girl's Generation "Holiday" 3 87
18  Othar English MS MR "Criminals" 1 110
19  Haña English ENCA "Call Me Goddess" 17 36
20  Aquazia English FKA twigs "Two Weeks" 10 70

* Note 1 - Alotraxia received the highest amount of points amongst the international jurors and was picked as the 11th qualifier.

Semi Final 2

Diversia, Titonüi and Wo Xi were randomly drawn to vote in this semi-final.

A playlist can be found here, and a recap can be found here.

A video showcasing the qualifiers can be found here.

A full scoreboard of the voting can be found here, and the international jury scoreboard can be found here.

Draw Country Language Artist Song Place Points
01  Zerox English Meghan Trainor "No Excuses" 7 72
02  Teardrop Islands English Olga Przybysz "Forever" 16 47
03  Rose English Lilit Hovhannisyan "Balkan Song" 15 52
04  Orblein English Au/Ra "Panic Room" 9 68
05  Cascadia English Forever In Your Mind "Enough About Me" 18 45
06  Yuvia English Merely "Scandinavia" 6 74
07  Sierra Korean, English JinSoul Singing In The Rain 3 86
08  Moo French Cécile Corbel "Entendez-Vous" 8 69
09  Ayolulek Serbian Sexy Sandra "Belo" 5 79
10  Campre Italian Alessio Bernabei "Nel Mezzo Di Un Applauso" 2 105
11  Kalos Republic English Against Me! "Stop!" 19 31
12  Heda Nation English Roby Fayer "Long Distance Romance" 10 67
13  Achalasia English Moment "Indigo" 12 63
14  Fokland English SOPHIE "Faceshopping" 13 58
15  Skandinavisk Kingdom English Chackie Jam "Hachi" 14 56
16  Borschóviya English Skott "Mermaid" 1 108
17  Wallica English Mai Lan "Technique" 11 [1] 66
18  Junker English My Indigo "Crash and Burn" 4 84
19  Pōuto English Stan Walker "New Takeover" 17 46

* Note 1 - Wallica received the highest amount of points amongst the international jurors and was picked as the 11th qualifier.

Grand Final

A playlist can be found here, and a recap can be found here.

A video showcasing the results can be found here.

A temporary scoreboard showcasing each individual votes can be found here. The rest of the world voting scoreboard can be found here.

Draw Country Language Artist Song Place Points
01  Campre Italian Alessio Bernabei "Nel Mezzo Di Un Applauso" 11 108
02  Diversia English Bazzi "Mine" 27 16
03  Alotraxia English, Japanese ONE OK ROCK "Mighty Long Fall" 14 92
04  Heda Nation English Roby Fayer "Long Distance Romance" 26 39
05  Ayolulek Serbian Sexy Sandra "Belo" 25 58
06  Shairia English Tula "River" 21 76
07  Nuevo Province Korean Girl's Generation "Holiday" 18 83
08  Xaliqtyva English Gabrielle Aplin "The Power of Love" 3 134
09  Junker English My Indigo "Crash and Burn" 16 87
10  Sierra Korean, English JinSoul Singing In The Rain 19 80
11  Vasseau English Dotter "Dive" 12 104
12  Offriano English Coeur de pirate "Undone" 24 61
13  Wallica English Mai Lan "Technique" 15 88
14  Xobrania English Alison Wonderland "Church" 4 131
15  Coco Islands Russian Tarabarova "Tsunami" 5 131
16  Borschóviya English Skott "Mermaid" 2 139
17  Wåri Korean, English TIGERJK ft. Yoonmirae & Bizzy "Eagles" 17 83
18  Aquazia English FKA twigs "Two Weeks" 20 79
19  Wo Xi English Vengaboys "2 Brazil!" 23 68
20  Yuvia English Merely "Scandinavia" 7 125
21 [1]  Titonüi Russian Olya Polyakova "Nomer Odin" 1 141
22  Othar English MS MR "Criminals" 9 109
23  Zerox English Meghan Trainor "No Excuses" 22 74
24  Moo French Cécile Corbel "Entendez-Vous" 10 109
25  Orblein English Au/Ra "Panic Room" 6 127
26  Cyan French Eugénie "Vents contraire" 13 95
27  Zamolodchikova Portuguese Inês Brasil "Make Love" 8 115

* Note 1 - As the hosts of the contest, Titonüi were randomly drawn to perform 21st.

Incidents

International broadcasts and voting

The contest was broadcasted in over 50 countries.

Spokespersons

Other countries

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

  •  Gigabyte - On the 27th of February 2018, GigaByte TV announced their withdrawal from the contest. They did not give a reason why they decided to withdraw. It is currently unknown if the country will come back in the future.
  •  Tibiris - On the 3rd of February 2018, TibirisTV announced their withdrawal from the contest. They did not give a reason why they decided to withdraw, but it is assumed that they will return in the near future.

Inactive ZBA countries

  •  Atkanzia - Despite not applying to be apart of the contest in time, Atkanzia submitted votes for the grand final, as part of the Rest of the World jurors.
  •  Elune - Despite applying to be apart of the contest (but failing to join, due to the current edition being full), Elune submitted votes for the semi-finals, as an international juror. They also submitted votes for the grand final, as part of the Rest of the World jurors.
  •  Franova - Despite applying to be apart of the contest (but failing to join, due to the current edition being full), Franova submitted votes for the semi-finals, as an international juror. They also submitted votes for the grand final, as part of the Rest of the World jurors.
  •  Putslopistan - Despite applying to be apart of the contest (but failing to join, due to the current edition being full), Putslopistan submitted votes for the semi-finals, as an international juror. They also submitted votes for the grand final, as part of the Rest of the World jurors.
  •  Rosalina - Despite applying to be apart of the contest (but failing to join, due to the current edition being full), Rosalina submitted votes for the semi-finals, as an international juror. They also submitted votes for the grand final, as part of the Rest of the World jurors.
  •  Vendujo - Despite applying to be apart of the contest (but failing to join, due to the current edition being full), Vendujo submitted votes for the semi-finals, as an international juror. They also submitted votes for the grand final, as part of the Rest of the World jurors.
  •  Violía - Despite applying to be apart of the contest (but failing to join, due to the current edition being full), Violía submitted votes for the grand final, as part of the Rest of the World jurors.
  •  Wallovudia - Wallovudia was originally offered a spot to compete in the fourth edition of Zendari Song Contest, however, after a scandal involving their head of delegation, Wallovudia was banned from entering the contest on the 3rd of March 2018.

Gallery

Bunny Meyer
Semi Finals & Final
Quinn Nelson
Semi Finals & Final
Lily Ki
Green Room Host
Hyang-Donchi Arena
Arena
Senippiku
Host City
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Quinn Nelson.jpg
Lily Ki.png
Hyang-Donchi Arena.jpg
Senippiku.jpg

See also