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Own Asiavision Song Contest 17
Oasc17
Dates
Semi-finals dates 23 December 2017
Final date 30 December 2017
Host
Venue Hangzhou Sports Park Stadium
Hangzhou, China
Executive supervisor Mihai
Executive producer Adria
Host broadcaster CCTV
Participants
Number of entries 44
Returning countries Bahrain Bahrain
Kuwait Kuwait
Mongolia Mongolia
New Zealand New Zealand
Philippines Philippines
Withdrawing countries Bhutan Bhutan
India India
Japan Japan
Vote
Voting system Each country awardes 12, 10, 8-1 points to their 10 favourite songs
Winning song Philippines 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 Unfortunately, Bhutan has withdrawn from the competition.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.

LocationEdit

For more details on the host country, see China.

Host CityEdit

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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.

VenueEdit

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.

FormatEdit

Semi-final Allocation DrawEdit

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 countriesEdit

Semi-final 1Edit

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

Semi-final 2Edit

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

FinalEdit

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

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

Other countriesEdit

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.

  • Bhutan Bhutan: The broadcaster announced country's withdrawal from the seventeenth edition.
  • India India: India failed to submit and present their entry within the given deadline and therefore was forced to withdraw from the edition.
  • Japan Japan: Despite initially confirming their participation, it was announced that the country would be withdrawing from the edition.
  • Macau Macau: It was confirmed that Macau would not be returning this edition.
  • Maldives Maldives: It was announced that the country would not be returning due to flood issues.

See alsoEdit