OGAE Second Chance 2023 results
Sweden has won back-to-back OGAE Second Chance contests with the results revealed overnight.
The winning entry was 'Air' by Marcus & Martinus, who rounded out a Nordic trifecta with Norway second and Finland third.
The annual OGAE Second Chance Contest sees each official fan club (OGAE Italy, OGAE Sweden etc) select a song that didn't win their national final to battle it out in a Eurovision-style contest.
This is Sweden's 18th win since the competition started in 1987 including last year's winner MEDINA with 'In i dimman'.
Marcus & Martinus were runner-up at Sweden's Melodifestivalen behind eventual Eurovision winner Loreen.
Marcus & Martinus – 'Air' (Sweden)
Ulrikke – 'Honestly’ (Norway)
KUUMAA – 'Ylivoimainen' (Finland)
Lazza – 'CENERE' (Italy)
Vicco – 'Nochentera' (Spain)
Filip Baloš – 'Novi plan drugi san' (Serbia)
Chérine – 'Ça M’Ennuie Pas' (Belgium)
OLLIE – 'Venom' (Estonia)
Jerry Heil – 'When God Shut The Door' (Ukraine)
Jann – 'Gladiator' (Poland)
lsa Lila – 'Evita' (Albania)
Will Church – 'Hold On' (Germany)
Edmundo Inácio – 'A Festa' (Portugal)
EYJAA – 'I Was Gonna Marry Him' (Denmark)
Harmonija Disonance – 'Nevera- Lei Lei' (Croatia)
SunStroke Project – ‘Yummy Mummy’ (Moldova/Rest of World)
CONNOLLY – 'Midnight Summer Night' (Ireland)
Ruta MUR – 'So Low' (Lithuania)
Andreea D Folclor Orchestra – ‘Perinita Mea” (Romania)
RODAN – 'Introvert Party Club' (Czechia)
Langi Seli og Skuggarnir – 'OK' (Iceland)
Ryan Hilli – 'In The Silence' (Malta)
24.Avenija – 'You Said' (Latvia)
The results were revealed in a special presentation by OGAE Sweden.
The voters from OGAE Australia gave their points to:
12 - Norway
10 - Sweden
8 - Serbia
7 - Finland
6 - Belgium
5 - Spain
4 - Italy
3 - Ukraine
2 - Czechia
1 - Lithuania
Australia has competed in the OGAE Second Chance contest with Electric Fields' '2000 and Whatever' getting our best result when 4th in 2019.
Jaguar Jonze with 'Rabbit Hole' finished 18th in 2020 and Voyager were 9th in 2022 with 'Dreamer'.
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