Fête de la Chanson 11: The Semi-Finals

Góðan dag! Welcome to the semi-finals stage of the 11th edition of Fête de la Chanson. This edition is held in Reykjavik, and thirty one delegations from around the world have chosen to compete for the right to host the next edition.

Hosts: Anita Briem, Johanna Jonsdottir, and Ragnhildur Steinunn

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Venue: Egilshöll

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Voting: Send your votes for your semi-final ONLY to fetedelachanson@gmx.com by Monday, 4 January 2016.


Semi-Final 1:

Playlist:

Running Order:

  1. DE Germany (Arpatilaos): “99 Luftballoons” – Nena – 1983
  2. ID Indonesia (Bay): “Chopin Larung” – Guruh Gipsy – 1975
  3. MX Mexico (Matt): “Ay Amor” – Ana Gabriel – 1990
  4. Kosovo Kosovo (Patrick): “Baresha” – Nexhmije Pagarusha – 1967
  5. IT Italy (Donnie): “Canzone” – Milva – 1968
  6. BG Bulgaria (Tristian): “Sigurno” – Vasil Naidenov – 1985
  7. PT Portugal (Shevek): “Vocês sabem lá…” – Maria de Fátima Bravo – 1958
  8. SE Sweden (Niclas): “Håll om mig” – Peter LeMarc – 1987
  9. EE Estonia (Sedapsi): “Võta mind lehtede varju” – Heidy Tamme – 1979
  10. FI Finland (Razvan): “Sleeping Sun” – Nightwish – 1999
  11. AU Australia (Gregor): “The Host of Seraphim” – Dead Can Dance – 1987
  12. Philippines Philippines (Ren): “Ang Huling El Bimbo” – Eraserheads – 1996
  13. MK Macedonia (Tehoe): “1762” – Mizar – 1991
  14. RS Serbia (David): “Denny” – C. O. D. – 1977
  15. IS Iceland (Ovidarch): “Unravel” – Björk – 1997

Need to Vote:

  • BG Bulgaria

Semi-Final 2:

Playlist:

Running Order:

  1. CN China (Jon): “Before I Fall in Love” – CoCo Lee – 1999
  2. GR Greece (Dimitris): “Αυτή η Νύχτα Μένει (This Night Is the Only Thing that Remains)” – Dimitra Papiou – 1999
  3. NZ New Zealand (Rob): “Journey to the Sun” – CHAPTA – 1970
  4. GB United Kingdom (Oxi): “Everything’s Coming Up Roses” – Black – 1987
  5. CY Cyprus (Emmo): “Methysmeni Politeia” – Anna Vissi – 1980
  6. CL Chile (Dino): “Gracias a la vida” – Violeta Parra – 1966
  7. FR France (Ellie): “Le Temps de l’Amour” – Francoise Hardy – 1962
  8. TR Turkey (Mermaid): “Geceler” – Nilüfer – 1986
  9. CA Canada (Jeri): “Wondering Where the Lions Are” – Bruce Cockburn – 1979
  10. DK Denmark (Anders): “Sangen om vandhjulet” – Sebastian – 1979
  11. JP Japan (Marc): “Tornado” – Minako Yoshida – 1981
  12. AM Armenia (Avat): “Arajin siro erg” – Sergey Davidyan – 1958
  13. RU Russia (Nick): “Arlekino” – Alla Pugacheva – 1975
  14. US United States (Tecku): “I Don’t Want to Set the World on Fire” – The Inkspots – 1941
  15. RO Romania (Toggie): “Maine toti recrutii pleaca” – Maria Tanase – 1943

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249 thoughts on “Fête de la Chanson 11: The Semi-Finals

  1. From Sebastian I also considered this song – also from the Brecht album: “Sangen om Vltava” (“Das Lied von Moldau”, the song of Vltava). There is a small Greek element in it, I wonder if you can spot it🙂

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  2. While we’re waiting for the semifinals results I also wanna show you what other songs I considered for this edition.🙂

    Poland

    Netherlands

    Guinea

    Liked by 2 people

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