The full list of entries in the OGAE Song Contest 2020 has been released. 28 songs will compete in this year’s contest, which is being organised by OGAE UK for the second year in a row.
The OGAE Song Contest is one of the contest held between the national branches of OGAE, the official fan club of the Eurovision Song Contest. Clubs can enter with an original song that was released within the last 12 months and sung in one of the country’s official languages. This year’s contest is being organised by OGAE UK, after Lewis Capaldi’s victory in last year’s contest with “Someone You Loved”. This was the United Kingdom’s second consecutive victory and sixth victory overall in the OGAE Song Contest. This makes the United Kingdom the joint most successful country in the contest alongside Spain and France.
The participants in the 35th OGAE Song Contest are:
- Cyprus: Constantinos Christoforou – Billy Bam Bam
- Latvia: Lauris Reiniks – Dīvaini mierīgi
- Malta: Scar – Never Enough
- Czech Republic: Ivana Korolová – Paleo
- Ukraine: Tina Karol & Yulia Sanina – Vilna
- Hungary: Szilvia Péter Szabó – Két világ közt
- Belgium: Ycare & Axelle Red – I Don’t Care (je m’en moque)
- Poland: Viki Gabor & Kayah – Ramię W Ramię
- Italy: Diodato – Che vita meravigliosa
- Sweden: Darin – En säng av rosor
- Portugal: Bárbara Tinoco – Sei Lá
- Germany: Sarah Connor – Vincent
- Greece: Nikos Ikonomopoulos – Val’ To Terma
- Australia: Jaguar Jonze – Kill Me With Your Love
- North Macedonia: Lozano – Ne Te Vadam Od Pamet
- United Kingdom: Dua Lipa – Physical
- Turkey: Murda & Ezhel – Aya
- Bulgaria: 4Magic – Vselena
- Denmark: Jung – Blitz, Baby
- Croatia: Franka – Prvi osjećaj
- Rest of the World (USA): AJR – Bang!
- France: Vitaa & Slimane – Ça va ça vient
- Russia: SHARY – Molchanka
- Finland: BEHM – Hei rakas
- Ireland: Secret Garden feat. Brian Kennedy – Beautiful
- Serbia: Hurricane – Favorito
- Slovenia: Nina Pušlar – Svet na dlani
- Spain: Pastora Soler feat. Blas Cantó – Mi luz
You can listen to all of this year’s entries here.
Denmark and Slovenia are returning to the contest after a one year break. Azerbaijan and Andorra have withdrawn from this year’s contest.
Members of the participating clubs have until October 15 to vote for their favourite songs. The results of the voting will be revealed at a later date.
Image Source: UA:PBC / Source: OGAE UK