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13-06-2020, 21:18   #1
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Rainbowtrout's Eurovision Song Contest

Hello everyone,


Following on from the various music competitions around here I would like to run a Song for Europe competition.

You can nominate 15 songs. They don't have to be Eurovision songs, they can be from any act from any European country.

There will be a playoff for each country that has more than one song nominated as each country will only be allowed to have one song in the final. If a country only has one song nominated that automatically goes into the final.

Once the final song for each country is decided each poster will have a chance to award their douze points etc to the selection of songs from around Europe.I will probably do the final like a sheep reveal.

You are free to nominate more than one song from a country, but if you do, remember that they will be up against each other in the preliminary heats, so I guess if you want your nominations to have more impact it would probably be better to choose songs from 15 different countries.

It would also help if you put the country of origin of the artist/band if it's isn't completely obvious.

I'll leave this open for at least a week and a half for nominations before starting the national song contests.


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13-06-2020, 21:40   #2
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Will England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland be considered as individual Countries here or are will they all fall under the United Kingdom?
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13-06-2020, 21:48   #3
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This is a great idea rainbowtrout.
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13-06-2020, 21:53   #4
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What does "Sign Ups Open" mean? I've not entered one of these before.
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Will England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland be considered as individual Countries here or are will they all fall under the United Kingdom?
Just the UK for this one. It's complicated enough as it is!
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What does "Sign Ups Open" mean? I've not entered one of these before.
It just means that if you would like to send me your nominations that you can do so. In about 10 days time I'll get one of the mods to close the thread "Sign Ups Closed" to show that I'm not taking any more nominations so we can get the competition started.
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It just means that if you would like to send me your nominations that you can do so. In about 10 days time I'll get one of the mods to close the thread "Sign Ups Closed" to show that I'm not taking any more nominations so we can get the competition started.
By PM?
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13-06-2020, 22:02   #8
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Yes please.
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I'm in.
Great idea for a competition rainbowtrout
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13-06-2020, 22:04   #10
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Great idea.

I'll do my best to find 15 but can't promise anything as I think all the bands I like are English speaking so likely Irish or UK if within Europe!
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Great idea.

I'll do my best to find 15 but can't promise anything as I think all the bands I like are English speaking so likely Irish or UK if within Europe!
A quick Google and Germany and Finland are covered. This is going to be very interesting to research
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A quick Google and Germany and Finland are covered. This is going to be very interesting to research
And Norway
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A quick Google and Germany and Finland are covered. This is going to be very interesting to research
I can cover Greece obviously and might have nominations for another couple of countries in Eastern Europe.
And possibly an actual Eurovision song in my list!!

I will have a list ready in the next couple of hours!!
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13-06-2020, 22:26   #14
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Think I will be maxing out at 7

There's two for Germany I could pick which is annoying and equally surprising!

I like one song by a French group but I don't know its name so will have to find that out

Surprisingly found an Icelandic, Finnish and Swiss entry to go with the obvious UK and Ireland ones.
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Really cool idea, I'm in
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