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Own Asiavision Song Contest 17
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Dates
Semi-finals date 23 December 2017
Final date 30 December 2017
Host
Venue Hangzhou Sports Park Stadium
Hangzhou, China
Broadcaster CCTV
Participants
Entries 44
Returning Flag of Bahrain.svg Bahrain
Flag of Kuwait.svg Kuwait
Flag of Mongolia.svg Mongolia
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
Flag of Philippines.svg Philippines
Withdrawing Flag of Bhutan.svg Bhutan
Flag of India.svg India
Flag of Japan.svg Japan
Voting
System Each country awardes 12, 10, 8-1 points to their 10 favourite songs
Winner Flag of Philippines.svg Philippines
"Love Fades"
Own Asiavision Song Contest
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Own Asiavision Song Contest 17, often referred to as OASC #17, is the 17th edition of Own Asiavision Song Contest. The contest took place in Hangzhou, China, following country's victory in the 16th edition with the song "Quiet", performed by Milck. This is the second time that the county hosts the event, after doing so in the second edition.

Forty-four countries participated in the seventeenth edition. The contest saw the return of Bahrain, Kuwait, Mongolia, New Zealand and Philippines. Unfortunately, Bhutan has withdrawn from the competition. Despite originally confirming, India and Japan were forced to withdraw due to not submitting an entry before the deadline.

The winner was Philippines with the song "Love Fades" performed by Hazel Faith which scored a record-breaking score of 200 points, winning by a margin of 34 points in front of Singapore. The podium was completed by Thailand, which finished on the third place. China, the host country placed 10th. The contest also marked the first time that Australia, Bangladesh, Indonesia and South Korea failed to qualify for the final.

Location[]

For more details on the host country, see China.

Host City[]

Own Asiavision Song Contest 17 is located in China
Hangzhou
Location of the host city.

Hangzhou is the capital and most populous city of Zhejiang Province in east China. It sits at the head of Hangzhou Bay, which separates Shanghai and Ningbo. Hangzhou grew to prominence as the southern terminus of the Grand Canal and has been one of the most renowned and prosperous cities in China for much of the last millennium. The city's West Lake, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, immediately west of the city, is amongst its best-known attraction.

Hangzhou is classified as a sub-provincial city and forms the core of the Hangzhou metropolitan area, the fourth-largest in China. During the 2010 Chinese census, the metropolitan area held 21.102 million people over an area of 34,585 km2. Hangzhou prefecture had a registered population of 9,018,000 in 2015.

Venue[]

Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Hangzhou, China. It is used mostly for football matches. The stadium was designed with a capacity of 80,000 spectators.

The stadium is built in on a 400,000-square-meter site on the Qian Tang river front opposite the city’s new Central Business District. The main stadium broke ground in 2011 and will completion in 2014/15.

Format[]

Semi-final Allocation Draw[]

The draw to determine the allocation of the participating countries into their respective semi-finals took place took place on 11 December 2017. The participating countries, excluding the automatic finalists, have been split into six pots, based on voting patterns from the previous editions. The pots were calculated and are as follows:

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3
Pot 4 Pot 5 Pot 6

From these pots, 19 countries were allocated to compete in the first semi-final and 19 in the second semifinal. The host country, China will vote in the second semi-final. The countries from the big five will vote as follow: Hong Kong, Syria and Tajikistan in the first semifinal, while Thailand and Turkmenistan in the second semifinal.

Participating countries[]

Semi-final 1[]

Nineteen countries participated in the first semi-final. Hong Kong, Syria and Tajikistan also voted in this semi-final.

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Flag of Vietnam.svg Vietnam Minh Hang "YOLO" 6 83
02 Flag of Solomon Islands.svg Solomon Islands Jahboy "I'm in Love" 19 17
03 Flag of Indonesia.svg Indonesia Dromme "Kabut rasa" 13 61
04 Flag of Iraq.svg Iraq Shams Al Maslawe "Ana 'marchea" 15 58
05 Flag of Singapore.svg Singapore Narelle "Some They Lie" 2 121
06 Flag of Pakistan.svg Pakistan Siedd "I'll Just Be Me" 11 68
07 Flag of East Timor.svg East Timor Quita Reha "Papa" 18 18
08 Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand Siobhan Sainte "Burn It Down" 3 96
09 Flag of Mongolia.svg Mongolia Ariunaa "Minii nuuts" 17 36
10 Flag of Brunei.svg Brunei The Majolly Project "Fenced Circle" 7 77
11 Flag of Palestine.svg Palestine Merna "A Little More" 5 88
12 Flag of Afghanistan.svg Afghanistan Mozhdah "Amor" 4 93
13 Flag of Sri Lanka.svg Sri Lanka Red Circuit feat. Amanda Sommerville "My World Collides" 8 77
14 Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg Saudi Arabia RedOne feat. Enrique Iglesias, Aseel & Shaggy "Don't You Need Somebody" 14 59
15 Flag of Taiwan.svg Taiwan Lin Jia Yin "Run" 10 74
16 Flag of Bangladesh.svg Bangladesh Shapla Salique "Baram khana" 16 46
17 Flag of Oman.svg Oman Amy Syed "Lonely Love" 9 75
18 Flag of Qatar.svg Qatar Dana "Brave New World" 1 123
19 Flag of South Korea.svg South Korea Jimin "Hallelujah" 12 64

Semi-final 2[]

Nineteen countries participated in the second semi-final. China, Thailand and Turkmenistan also voted in this semi-final.

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Flag of Iran.svg Iran Arash feat. Snoop Dogg "OMG" 3 95
02 Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg Papua New Guinea Ngaiire "House on a Rock" 18 33
03 Flag of Myanmar.svg Myanmar Supermodels feat. Yair Yint Aung "Vampire" 12 63
04 Flag of Malaysia.svg Malaysia Bil Musa "No More Excuses" 4 86
05 Flag of Philippines.svg Philippines Hazel Faith "Love Fades" 1 146
06 Flag of Jordan.svg Jordan Adham Nabulsi "Meshta'" 2 96
07 Flag of Nepal.svg Nepal The Act feat. Kiran Nepali "Prashna" 10 68
08 Flag of North Korea.svg North Korea Moranbong Band "Advance of Socialism" 19 27
09 Flag of Kuwait.svg Kuwait Fuad Murad feat. Carol Souki "Run Away" 5 82
10 Flag of Cambodia.svg Cambodia Yuri feat. Bmo "Ram chak tek doung" 16 43
11 Flag of Laos.svg Laos Super One feat. G-Bloodz "I Own You" 17 39
12 Flag of Uzbekistan.svg Uzbekistan Anhor "Keragim" 15 57
13 Flag of Fiji.svg Fiji Common Kings "On the Low" 11 64
14 Flag of Bahrain.svg Bahrain Ahllam "Nafas" 9 79
15 Flag of Tonga.svg Tonga Olivia Chisholm "Fearless" 7 80
16 Flag of Yemen.svg Yemen Magi "Alashoo" 6 82
17 Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg Kyrgyzstan Ayana Kasymova "Amanat" 8 77
18 Flag of United Arab Emirates.svg United Arab Emirates DJ Bliss feat. Melymel "Crazy" 13 60
19 Flag of Australia.svg Australia Martin Garrix & Troye Sivan "There for You" 14 60

Final[]

Twenty-six countries participated in the final, with all 44 participating countries eligible to vote.

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Flag of Bahrain.svg Bahrain Ahllam "Nafas" 13 102
02 Flag of Syria.svg Syria Yousef Kekhia & Bisher Hafez "Take You Away" 25 26
03 Flag of Turkmenistan.svg Turkmenistan Ybrayym Selimow "Garashyan" 26 11
04 Flag of Taiwan.svg Taiwan Lin Jia Yin "Run" 4 141
05 Flag of Afghanistan.svg Afghanistan Mozhdah "Amor" 24 51
06 Flag of Tajikistan.svg Tajikistan Tahmina Niyazova "Sekinak" 19 68
07 Flag of Brunei.svg Brunei The Majolly Project "Fenced Circle" 22 61
08 Flag of Thailand.svg Thailand Jannine Weigel "Strangled Love" 3 153
09 Flag of Sri Lanka.svg Sri Lanka Red Circuit feat. Amanda Sommerville "My World Collides" 20 68
10 Flag of Philippines.svg Philippines Hazel Faith "Love Fades" 1 200
11 Flag of Oman.svg Oman Amy Syed "Lonely Love" 23 53
12 Flag of Yemen.svg Yemen Magi "Alashoo" 6 134
13 Flag of Nepal.svg Nepal The Act feat. Kiran Nepali "Prashna" 8 120
14 Flag of Tonga.svg Tonga Olivia Chisholm "Fearless" 16 82
15 Flag of Kuwait.svg Kuwait Fuad Murad feat. Carol Souki "Run Away" 18 69
16 Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg Kyrgyzstan Ayana Kasymova "Amanat" 11 106
17 Flag of Jordan.svg Jordan Adham Nabulsi "Meshta2" 14 102
18 Flag of Singapore.svg Singapore Narelle "Some They Lie" 2 166
19 Flag of Vietnam.svg Vietnam Minh Hang "YOLO" 17 78
20 Flag of Palestine.svg Palestine Merna "A Little More" 5 136
21 Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand Siobhan Sainte "Burn It Down" 15 96
22 Flag of Iran.svg Iran Arash feat. Snoop Dogg "OMG" 9 119
23 Flag of Malaysia.svg Malaysia Bil Musa "No More Excuses" 12 104
24 Flag of Qatar.svg Qatar Dana "Brave New World" 7 132
25 Flag of Hong Kong.svg Hong Kong Instinct of Sight feat. Kitlo "Guangying" 21 62
26 Flag of China.svg China Moksi & Chace feat. Yade Lauren "Lucky" 10 112

Other countries[]

Eligibility for potential participation in the Own Asiavision Song Contest requires a national broadcaster with active OABU 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 Bhutan.svg Bhutan: The broadcaster announced country's withdrawal from the seventeenth edition.
  • Flag of India.svg India: India failed to submit and present their entry within the given deadline and therefore was forced to withdraw from the edition.
  • Flag of Japan.svg Japan: Despite initially confirming their participation, it was announced that the country would be withdrawing from the edition.
  • Flag of Macau.svg Macau: It was confirmed that Macau would not be returning this edition.
  • Flag of Maldives.svg Maldives: It was announced that the country would not be returning due to flood issues.

See also[]

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