United Kingdom Wins OGAE Song Contest 2009

OGAE United Kingdom won the OGAE Song Contest 2009, which was held by last year’s winner OGAE Croatia, with the song Viva la Vida by Coldplay with 241 points. Greece came second with 211 points and Italy placed 3rd with 152 points in the contest. 



The Organisation Générale des Amateurs de l’Eurovision, OGAE, which is the most famous fan club of the Eurovision Song Contest, held its annual contest, the OGAE Song Contest, with OGAE Croatia hosting.

OGAE United Kingdom won the contest above 29 other country’s OGAE clubs. The winning song, Viva la Vida by the group Coldplay, managed to take 248 points from OGAE voters. Ston Egokero by Mando – representing OGAE Greece – came second with 211 points, and Non ti Scordar Mai Di Me by Guissy Ferreri – representing OGAE Italy – came third with 152 points. Other OGAE contestants included Jelena Tomasevic, Shiri Maimon, Rebeka Dremelj, Edita Gorniak.

The complete participants are:

01 United Kingdom – Viva La Vida – Coldplay
02 Greece – Ston – Egokero Mando
03 Slovenia – Takih Več Ni – Rebeka Dremelj
04 Belgium – 1000 Manieren – Wim Soutaer
05 Spain – Tenía Tanto Que Darte – Nena Daconte
06 Andorra – Vull Saber-Ho Tot De Tu – La Casa Azul
07 Denmark – Taxa – Sanne Salomonsen
08 Malta – Primitive Romina – Mamo
09 Netherlands – Ik Voel Niets Meer – Antje Monteiro
10 Azerbaijan – Hatireler – Chingiz Mustafayev
11 Russia – Vopreki – Valeriy Meladze
12 Portugal – Tu És Fogo – Ana Malhoa
13 Lebanon – Habook Ayooni – Aline Lahoud
14 Turkey – Ben Sen Olamam – Emir
15 Italy – Non Ti Scordar Mai Di Me – Giusy Ferreri
16 Croatia – Možda Volim Te – Franka Batelić
17 Germany – Gib’ Mir Sonne – Rosenstolz
18 Sweden – Nån Som Du – Sonja Aldén
19 Serbia – Okeani – Jelena Tomasevic
20 Estonia – Sellel Ööl – Violina feat. Lenna Kuurmaa
21 Poland – To Nie Tak Jak Myślisz – Edyta Gorniak
22 Rest of the World – Don’t Cry – Jessica Xavier
23 Ukraine Naodinci – Boombox
24 Israel – Chelek Mimcha – Shiri Maimon
25 Ireland – Chead A Mhile Lies – Lamph ft Roisin Dubh
26 Norway – Kyrie Eleison – Anita Skorgan
27 FYR Macedonia Nema Da Pomine – Miyatta
28 France – C’est Dans L’Air – Mylene Farmer
29 Finland – Juuret – Antti Tuisku
30 Austria – Du Bist Feuer Und Eis – Petra Frey  

Here is the final result of the OGAE Song Contest 2009:

1.    United Kingdom – 248 pts
2.    Greece – 211 pts
3.    Italy – 152 pts
4.    Portugal – 132 pts
5.    France – 128 pts
6.    Israel – 96 pts
7.    Serbia – 82 pts
8.    Turkey – 69 pts
9.    Croatia – 63 pts
10.    Sweden – 62 pts
11.    Austria – 55 pts
12.    Finland – 52 pts
13.    Poland – 46 pts
14.    Russia – 41 pts
15.    F.Y.R. Macedonia – 39 pts
16.    Norway – 35 pts
17.    Lebanon – 29 pts
18.    Ireland – 27 pts
19.    Malta – 23 pts
20.    The Netherlands – 21 pts
21.    Belgium – 20 pts
22.    Germany – 19 pts
23.    Ukraine – 17 pts
24.    Slovenia – 17 pts
25.    Spain – 14 pts
26.    Estonia – 14 pts
27.    Denmark – 14 pts
28.    Andorra – 11 pts
29.    Azerbaijan – 2 pts
30.    Rest of the World (Guayana) – 1 pt

You can watch the full ceremony, which includes every country and how they voted, by clicking here. You can also visit the offical page of the contest which is designed by host, OGAE Croatia by clicking here.

Source: EuroVisionary, OGAE Turkey

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