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Own Americavision Song Contest 6
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Dates
Final date 22 June 2019
Host
Venue Gimnasio Nacional José Adolfo Pineda
San Salvador, El Salvador
Broadcaster Telecorporación Salvadoreña
Participants
Entries 30
Debuting Flag of Martinique.svg Martinique
Returning Flag of Aruba.svg Aruba
Flag of French Guiana.svg French Guiana
Flag of Guadeloupe.svg Guadeloupe
Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico
Flag of Saint Lucia.svg Saint Lucia
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Trinidad and Tobago
Withdrawing Flag of Anguilla.svg Anguilla
Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina
Flag of British Virgin Islands.svg British Virgin Islands
Flag of Chile.svg Chile
Flag of Colombia.svg Colombia
Flag of Dominican Republic.svg Dominican Republic
Flag of Nicaragua.svg Nicaragua
Flag of Suriname.svg Suriname
Flag of Uruguay.svg Uruguay
Flag of Venezuela.svg Venezuela
Voting
System Each country awards 12, 10, 8-1 points to their 10 favourite songs
Winner Flag of Guyana.svg Guyana
"Wolf"
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Own Americavision Song Contest 6, often referred to as OAmSC #6, is the 6th edition of Own Americavision Song Contest. The contest took place in San Salvador, El Salvador, following the country's victory in the 5th edition with the song "Wild Heart", performed by Sabi. The contest was held at the Gimnasio Nacional José Adolfo Pineda, and consisted of one final. This is the first time that the country hosted the contest.

Thirty countries participated in the sixth edition - the lowest amount recorded so far in the contest. The contest saw the return of Aruba, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Mexico, Saint Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago. Martinique also made its debut appearance this edition. Unfortunately, Anguilla, Argentina, British Virgin Islands, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela have withdrawn from the competition.

The winner was Guyana with the song "Wolf" performed by Sabiyha - this being country's first victory in the competition. It received a total amount of 133 points, the second smallest amount of points achieved by a winner at this point. The runner-up was Guadeloupe, marking country's first ever top 5 and best result. Third place went to Greenland, which is also tied with their best result from the second edition. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Curaçao, on the fourth and eight places also tied with their previous best placement, while United States Virgin Islands, Dominica and Martinique achieved their highest placing in their contest history. United States and Antigua and Barbuda scored their worst result to date, the later one finishing in the last place. This edition also marked the first appearance of Dominica and Martinique in the final.

Location[]

For more details on the host country, see El Salvador.

Host City[]

Own Americavision Song Contest 6 is located in El Salvador
San Salvador
Location of the host city.

San Salvador ("Holy Savior") is the capital and the most populous city of El Salvador and its eponymous department. It is the country's political, cultural, educational and financial center. The Metropolitan Area of San Salvador which comprises the capital itself and 13 of its municipalities has a population of 2,404,097.

As a "beta" global city, San Salvador is also an important financial hub of Central America. The city is home to the Concejo de Ministros de El Salvador (Council of Ministries of El Salvador), La Asamblea Legislativa (The Legislative Assembly of El Salvador), the Corte Suprema de Justicia (The Supreme Court), and other governmental institutions, as well as the official residence of the president of the Republic. San Salvador is located in the Salvadoran highlands, surrounded by volcanoes and prone to earthquakes. The city is also home to the Catholic Archdiocese, as well as many Protestant branches of Christianity, including Evangelicals, Latter-day Saints, Baptists, and Pentecostals. San Salvador has the second largest Jewish community in Central America and a small Muslim community.

San Salvador has been the host city for various regional and international sporting, political, and social events. It hosted the Central American and Caribbean Games in 1935 and 2002, and the Central American Games in 1977 and 1994, as well as the Miss Universe 1975 pageant. San Salvador was also the host city of the 18th Ibero-American Summit, held October 29–31, 2008, the most important sociopolitical event in the Spanish and Portuguese sphere. The Central American Integration System (SICA) has its headquarters in San Salvador. The Central American Bank for Economic Integration (BCIE) also has its headquarters in San Salvador.

Venue[]

Gimnasio Nacional José Adolfo Pineda (known as the National Gymnasium in some English sources) is an indoor sporting arena located in San Salvador, El Salvador. The capacity of the arena is 12,500 spectators. It is mainly used to host basketball and other indoor sporting events. It also hosted the Miss Universe 1975 competition on CBS with Bob Barker.

Built between 1950 and 1956, named after basketball player José Adolfo "Chorro de Humo" Pineda; a noticeable character who led the national salvadorean basketball team to win the gold in the VIII Juegos Centroamericanos y del Caribe in 1959.

Participating countries[]

Final[]

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Flag of Curacao.svg Curaçao Amy Miyú & Rochelle "All Good" 8 85
02 Flag of Dominica.svg Dominica Mel "Touch Me" 24 23
03 Flag of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.svg Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Marlon Roudette "Ultra Love" 4 111
04 Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Trinidad and Tobago Patrice Roberts "Old & Grey" 12 64
05 Flag of Paraguay.svg Paraguay Danna feat. Gadiel "Vencer o morir" 23 33
06 Flag of United States Virgin Islands.svg United States Virgin Islands Parov Stelar feat. Anduze "Beauty Mark" 6 94
07 Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Puerto Rico Chesca "Azúcar" 14 55
08 Flag of Saint Lucia.svg Saint Lucia Kayo feat. Rashaad, Michael, Teddyson, Tori & Curmiah "Helen" 22 35
09 Flag of Costa Rica.svg Costa Rica WhoisFiyah & MishCatt "Domino" 5 109
10 Flag of Barbados.svg Barbados Amelia Payne "Stolen" 13 61
11 Flag of Antigua and Barbuda.svg Antigua and Barbuda J.Nation feat. Asher Otto "Savages" 30 5
12 Flag of Peru.svg Peru Marié "Sabrosah" 18 39
13 Flag of Bolivia.svg Bolivia Chris Syler "La hora" 29 7
14 Flag of El Salvador.svg El Salvador Denyse Tontz "Go" 11 71
15 Flag of Cayman Islands.svg Cayman Islands Rico Rolando "Give It Up" 20 37
16 Flag of Bahamas.svg Bahamas Wendi "Bang Bang" 21 35
17 Flag of Guyana.svg Guyana Sabiyha "Wolf" 1 133
18 Flag of Bermuda.svg Bermuda Sean Thomas feat. The Crank & Zenia Marshall "Runaway" 10 78
19 Flag of Ecuador2.svg Ecuador Nicola Cruz "Colibria" 17 43
20 Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis.svg Saint Kitts and Nevis Labrinth "Miracle" 15 52
21 Flag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala Estefani Brolo "Explosions" 9 83
22 Flag of Aruba.svg Aruba Kelly Ross, Bollebof feat. Tally "Work in the Booth" 28 14
23 Flag of United States.svg United States Kiiara "Open My Mouth" 19 39
24 Flag of Grenada.svg Grenada Sichelle "Trenger Mer" 26 18
25 Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico Cecy Leos "Todo" 16 50
26 Flag of Guadeloupe.svg Guadeloupe Elodie, Michele Bravi, Guè Pequeno "Nero Bali" 2 120
27 Flag of Greenland.svg Greenland Julie & Nina "League of Light" 3 114
28 Flag of French Guiana.svg French Guiana Tina Ly "Lwen" 25 22
29 Flag of Canada.svg Canada Laurence Nerbonne "Semblant" 7 94
30 Flag of Martinique.svg Martinique Kenny B feat. Perle Lama "Ik ben hier" 27 16

Other countries[]

Eligibility for potential participation in the Own Americavision Song Contest requires a national broadcaster with active OABA membership that would be able to broadcast the contest. As in every edition, an invitation to all the members have been sent in order to confirm whether they will participate or not. The following list of countries declined stating their reasons as shown below.

  • Flag of Anguilla.svg Anguilla: It was confirmed that the country would not participate in the 6th edition.
  • Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina: Despite being directly qualified for the final, the broadcaster missed the deadline for confirmations.
  • Flag of Belize.svg Belize: It was confirmed that the country would not participate in the 6th edition.
  • Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil: The country confirmed it will not return due to other projects within the broadcaster.
  • Flag of British Virgin Islands.svg British Virgin Islands: The country will not participate after the previous head of the delegation resigned.
  • Flag of Chile.svg Chile: The broadcaster announced country’s withdrawal due to time constraints.
  • Flag of Colombia.svg Colombia: It was announced that the nation will withdraw from this edition.
  • Flag of Cuba.svg Cuba: The broadcaster announced one more edition break due to the departure of the old delegation of the country.
  • Flag of Dominican Republic.svg Dominican Republic: It was announced that the country will be withdrawing due to busy schedule of their broadcaster.
  • Flag of Haiti.svg Haiti: The nation will not take part due to internal changes within their broadcaster.
  • Flag of Honduras.svg Honduras: It was confirmed that the country would not participate in the 6th edition.
  • Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica: The broadcaster failed to submit and present their entry within the given deadline and therefore was forced to withdraw from the edition.
  • Flag of Nicaragua.svg Nicaragua: Despite confirming at first, the broadcaster failed to submit and present their entry within the given deadline.
  • Flag of Panama.svg Panama: The country will not return due to low interest.
  • Flag of Suriname.svg Suriname: The broadcaster missed the deadline for confirmations, thus will not be present.
  • Flag of the Turks and Caicos Islands.svg Turks and Caicos Islands: The country announced their interest in debuting in the contest but due to a lack of available artists were not able to do so.
  • Flag of Uruguay.svg Uruguay: The country announced their withdrawal from the contest, citing internal issues as the reason.
  • Flag of Venezuela.svg Venezuela: The country has decided to withdraw from the upcoming edition. A return in the future is not ruled out.

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