The Olympiad Song Contest

Abbrev.

OSC

Founded

January 15, 2014

Origin

Flag of The Netherlands.png The Netherlands

Editions

48

Channel

The Olympiad Song Contest

The Olympiad Song Contest (Abbrev.: OSC) was created on January the 15th 2014. The contest is currently hosted by Dapturner and Europezgal08.

For The Junior Olympiad Song Contest. Check: Junior Mysterious Song Contest

Rules

1. You can't send JESC/ESC Songs.
2. The artist can only perform for one country per edition.
3. The artist can only represent a country by CLEAR heritage .
4. Acts and all band members must be over 18 years old (Check rules for JOSC age limits).
5. 50%+ of the band/group/collection has to be from this nation.
6. Top 6 from the previous edition must keep their country or withdraw for 1 edition.
7. You need to show that you are an active member of the forums to join.

Song Eligibility

1. ALL national selection / borrowing songs must be sent to MBU Council in a PM for approval.
2. NVSC wikia and language sung / used through media will NOT be a justified reason for heritage.
3. Clear evidence must be available if heritage is in doubt, (no exceptions).
4. Covers MUST be approved first to check for eligibility.
5. Songs from previous MSC national selections ARE ELIGIBLE to be re-used.

Voting Rules

1. Voting in ESC style.
2. Non-voting per Final/Semi Final is 1 strike. 3 strikes: Ban for 1 edition.
2.1 a 4th strike after this is a permanent ban.
3. Everyone MUST vote within the deadline.
4. Not voting will result with your country being disqualified from their semi final.
4.1 or you will lose your country if placed in the top 6.

National Selection Rules

1. Poll, recap or open voting are acceptable formats.
2. Can only be performed for the edition after the running edition.
3. ALL songs & acts must be sent to MBU Council in a PM for approval.
4. Songs from previous national selections ARE ELIGIBLE to be re-used.

Borrowing Rules

1. The following countries in the list below are eligible to borrow singers.
1.1 If the country is NOT in the list then it CANNOT borrow.
2. The act/singer must comply with the rule that follows that nation.

3. All borrowing singers/act must have limit of less than 1,000,000 views on a song to borrow.
4. Borrowing acts must be 100% native to the country. (Eg. San Marino can borrow Annalisa but cannot borrow Lady Gaga).
5. All countries borrowing must have their song approved by MBU.

Country Rules and Restrictions
Flag of Aland.png Aland Islands Flag of Finland.png Finland
Flag of Andorra.png Andorra Flag of Spain.png Spain
Flag of Faroe Islands.png Faroe Islands Flag of Denmark.png Denmark
Flag of Gibraltar.png Gibraltar Flag of United Kingdom.png United Kingdom Singer with Flag of Spain.png Spain links
Flag of Greenland.png Greenland Flag of Denmark.png Denmark
Flag of Liechtenstein.png Liechtenstein Flag of Germany.png Germany
Flag of Luxembourg.png Luxembourg Flag of Belgium.png Belgium
Flag of Marshall Islands.png Marshall Islands Flag of United States.png United States Singers with Oceania Links
Flag of Mayotte.png Mayotte Flag of France.png France Singers with African Links
Flag of San Marino.png San Marino Flag of Italy.png Italy
Flag of US Virgin Islands.png US Virgin Islands Flag of United States.png United States Singers with Caribbean links

Editions

Participating Countries

Here is a list of all the countries which have participated in MSC to date, along with the editions each country made their debut in.

Bold indicates a winning debut nation.

Edition Countries listed along with their debut edition
1 Flag of Andorra.png Andorra Flag of Australia.png Australia Flag of Brazil.png Brazil Flag of Croatia.png Croatia Flag of Morocco.png Morocco Flag of The Netherlands.png The Netherlands Flag of Norway.png Norway Flag of Poland.png Poland Flag of Portugal.png Portugal Flag of South Korea.png South Korea Flag of Spain.png Spain Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of United Kingdom.png United Kingdom Flag of United States.png United States
2 No debuting countries
3 Flag of Colombia.png Colombia Flag of Russia.png Russia
4 Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of Greece.png Greece Flag of Hungary.png Hungary Flag of Kyrgyzstan.png Kyrgyzstan Flag of Macedonia.png North Macedonia Flag of Puerto Rico.png Puerto Rico Flag of South Africa.png South Africa Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine
5 Flag of Canada.png Canada Flag of Denmark.png Denmark Flag of Germany.png Germany Flag of Peru.png Peru Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia Flag of US Virgin Islands.png US Virgin Islands
6 Flag of China.png China Flag of France.png France Flag of Ireland.png Ireland Flag of Israel.png Israel Flag of Japan.png Japan Flag of Latvia.png Latvia Flag of Palestine.png Palestine Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland
7 Flag of Aland.png Aland Islands Flag of Azerbaijan.png Azerbaijan Flag of Bolivia.png Bolivia Flag of Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Flag of Estonia.png Estonia Flag of Iran.png Iran Flag of Italy.png Italy Flag of Marshall Islands.png Marshall Islands Flag of San Marino.png San MarinoFlag of Turkey.png Turkey
8 Flag of Algeria.png Algeria Flag of Armenia.png Armenia Flag of Cyprus.png Cyprus Flag of Haiti.png Haiti Flag of Lebanon.png Lebanon Flag of Romania.png Romania Flag of Singapore.png Singapore
9(S) Flag of Albania.png Albania Flag of Austria.png Austria Flag of Belarus.png Belarus Flag of Belgium.png Belgium Flag of Bosnia.png Bosnia and Herzegovina Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria Flag of Georgia.png Georgia Flag of Iceland.png Iceland Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania Flag of Luxembourg.png Luxembourg Flag of Malta.png Malta Flag of Moldova.png Moldova Flag of Monaco.png Monaco Flag of Montenegro.png Montenegro Flag of Serbia.png Serbia Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia
10 Flag of British Virgin Islands.png British Virgin Islands Flag of Philippines.png Philippines
11 Flag of India.png India Flag of French Polynesia.png French Polynesia Flag of New Zealand.png New Zealand Flag of Nigeria.png Nigeria
12 Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.png Trinidad and Tobago
13 No debuting countries
14 Flag of Afghanistan.png Afghanistan Flag of Faroe Islands.png Faroe Islands Flag of Greenland.png Greenland Flag of Pakistan.png Pakistan
15 Flag of Indonesia.png Indonesia Flag of Mali.png Mali
16 Flag of Gibraltar.png Gibraltar Flag of Tajikistan.png Tajikistan
17 Flag of Nepal.png Nepal Flag of Vanuatu.png Vanuatu Flag of Venezuela.png Venezuela
18 Flag of North Korea.png North Korea
19 Flag of Fiji.png Fiji Flag of Liechtenstein.png Liechtenstein Flag of Paraguay.png Paraguay
20 Flag of Kurdistan.png Kurdistan Flag of Mexico.png Mexico Flag of Taiwan.png Taiwan Flag of Tuvalu.png Tuvalu
21 Flag of Cameroon.png Cameroon Flag of Uzbekistan.png Uzbekistan
22 Flag of Egypt.png Egypt Flag of Libya.png Libya
23 Flag of Seychelles.png SeychellesFlag of Vietnam.png Vietnam
24 Flag of Namibia.png Namibia
25 Flag of Argentina.png Argentina Flag of Dominican Republic.png Dominican Republic Flag of Jamaica.png Jamaica Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan
26 Flag of Ghana.png Ghana Flag of Hong Kong.png Hong Kong Flag of Kosovo.png Kosovo Flag of Panama.png Panama Flag of Papua New Guinea.png Papua New Guinea Flag of Uganda.png Uganda
27 Flag of Antigua and Barbuda.png Antigua and Barbuda
28 Flag of Kenya.png Kenya Flag of Sierra Leone.png Sierra Leone
29 Flag of Congo DR.png Democratic Republic of Congo
30 Flag of Angola.png Angola Flag of Chile.png Chile Flag of Comoros.png Comoros Flag of Zimbabwe.png Zimbabwe
31 Flag of Barbados.png Barbados Flag of Bhutan.png Bhutan Flag of Ethiopia.png Ethiopia Flag of Malawi.png Malawi Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Saudi Arabia Flag of Uruguay.png Uruguay
32 No debuting countries
33 No debuting countries
34 No debuting countries
35 Flag of Costa Rica2.png Costa Rica Flag of Cuba.png Cuba Flag of Turkmenistan.png Turkmenistan
36 Flag of Eritrea.png Eritrea Flag of Iraq.png Iraq
37 Flag of Cape Verde.png Cape Verde Flag of Malaysia.png Malaysia
38 Flag of Dominica.png Dominica Flag of Nicaragua.png Nicaragua Flag of Thailand.png Thailand
39 No Debuting Countries
40 No Debuting Countries
41 Flag of Equatorial Guinea.png Equatorial Guinea Flag of Gambia.png Gambia Flag of Mongolia.png Mongolia
42 Flag of Cook Islands.png Cook Islands Flag of Ivory Coast.png Ivory Coast Flag of Sri Lanka.png Sri Lanka
43 Flag of Guyana.png Guyana Flag of Mauritius.png Mauritius Flag of Swaziland.png Swaziland
44 Flag of Canary Islands.png Canary Islands Flag of Guinea.png Guinea
45 No Debuting Countries
46 No Debuting Countries
47(S) No Debuting Countries
48 Flag of Anguilla.png Anguilla Flag of Tunisia.png Tunisia
49 Flag of Zambia.png Zambia
50 Flag of Myanmar.png Myanmar
51 No Debuting Countries
52 Flag of Bermuda.png Bermuda Flag of Guatemala.png Guatemala
53 Flag of Curaçao.png Curaçao
54 Flag of Saint Pierre and Miquelon.png Saint Pierre and Miquelon Flag of Sao Tome And Principe.png Sao Tome and Principe
55 Flag of Belize.png Belize
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Winners

Edition Country Song Performer Points Runner-up Host city
1 Flag of United Kingdom.png United Kingdom Goodness Gracious Ellie Goulding 114 Flag of Andorra.png Andorra Warsaw, Flag of Poland.png Poland
2 Flag of Spain.png Spain Nada Es Comparable A Ti Mirela 97 Flag of United Kingdom.png United Kingdom Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Flag of United Kingdom.png United Kingdom
3 Flag of United Kingdom.png United Kingdom Let Go For Tonight Foxes 89 Flag of Andorra.png Andorra Madrid, Flag of Spain.png Spain
4 Flag of Norway.png Norway Am I Wrong Nico & Vinz 111 Flag of Spain.png Spain Liverpool, Flag of United Kingdom.png United Kingdom
5 Flag of Denmark.png Denmark Rainmaker Emmelie De Forest 125 Flag of Canada.png Canada Lillehammer, Flag of Norway.png Norway
6 Flag of Latvia.png Latvia Lights On Markus Riva 109 Flag of United States.png United States Herning, Flag of Denmark.png Denmark
7 Flag of Australia.png Australia Never Be The Same Jessica Mauboy 171 Flag of Hungary.png Hungary St. Thomas, Flag of US Virgin Islands.png US Virgin Islands
8 Flag of Singapore.png Singapore Rooftops Daphne Khoo 146 Flag of Latvia.png Latvia Melbourne, Flag of Australia.png Australia
9(S) Flag of Germany.png Germany Satellite Lena 194 Flag of The Netherlands.png The Netherlands Daugavpils, Flag of Latvia.png Latvia
10 Flag of Armenia.png Armenia New Day Tamar Kaprelian 165 Flag of United Kingdom.png United Kingdom Kallang, Flag of Singapore.png Singapore
11 Flag of South Korea.png South Korea Super Love Dami Im 151 Flag of The Netherlands.png The Netherlands Yerevan, Flag of Armenia.png Armenia
12 Flag of The Netherlands.png The Netherlands Home Dotan 112 Flag of Norway.png Norway Seoul, Flag of South Korea.png South Korea
13 Flag of Brazil.png Brazil Santificação Elaine Martins 133 Flag of Canada.png Canada Amsterdam, Flag of The Netherlands.png The Netherlands
14 Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine Come Out And Play Mika Newton 131 Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Rio De Janeiro, Flag of Brazil.png Brazil
15 Flag of Mali.png Mali Queen of Africa Maimuna 103 Flag of Lebanon.png Lebanon Kiev, Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine
16 Flag of New Zealand.png New Zealand It's Worth It Jackie Thomas 165 Flag of United States.png United States Bamako, Flag of Mali.png Mali
17 Flag of US Virgin Islands.png US Virgin Islands My Immortal Evanescence 122 Flag of Aland.png Aland Islands Wellington, Flag of New Zealand.png New Zealand
18 Flag of Ireland.png Ireland Break Me Up Erika Selin 139 Flag of Norway.png Norway Charlotte Amalie, Flag of US Virgin Islands.png US Virgin Islands
19 Flag of United States.png United States Shatter Me Lindsey Stirling ft Lzzy Hale 102 Flag of Ireland.png Ireland Dublin, Flag of Ireland.png Ireland
20 Flag of Denmark.png Denmark Karma Town Stine Bramsen 161 Flag of Kurdistan.png Kurdistan Sacramento, Flag of United States.png United States
21 Flag of United States.png United States Fight Song Rachel Plattern 139 Flag of United Kingdom.png United Kingdom Aalborg, Flag of Denmark.png Denmark
22 Flag of Russia.png Russia 7 Wonders Sergey Lazarev 129 Flag of Austria.png Austria New York, Flag of United States.png United States
23 Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia Lovin' Me Maraaya 135 Flag of Portugal.png Portugal Moscow, Flag of Russia.png Russia
24 Flag of Venezuela.png Venezuela Mirate Aldrey 111 Flag of Egypt.png Egypt Ljubljana, Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia
25 Flag of Taiwan.png Taiwan I Won't Leave Princess Ai & A-Lin 150 Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Caracas, Flag of Venezuela.png Venezuela
26 Flag of Singapore.png Singapore Sixty Five Gentle Bones 179 Flag of Ghana.png Ghana Taipei Flag of Taiwan.png Taiwan
27 Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan Hey - La Ayumi ft Batyr 180 Flag of Italy.png Italy Kallang, Flag of Singapore.png Singapore
28 Flag of Uganda.png Uganda Not Too Young Sabina Ddumba 176 Flag of Australia.png Australia Astana, Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan
29 Flag of Australia.png Australia Wings Delta Goodrem 222 Flag of Spain.png Spain Kampala, Flag of Uganda.png Uganda
30 Flag of Finland.png Finland Sugar Rush Venior 209 Flag of Australia.png Australia Perth, Flag of Australia.png Australia
31 Flag of United Kingdom.png United Kingdom Rockabye Clean Bandit, Anne-Marie & Sean Paul 191 Flag of Australia.png Australia Helsinki, Flag of Finland.png Finland
32 Flag of Kyrgyzstan.png Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz Kyzdary Ak Sedep 212 Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine Glasgow, Flag of United Kingdom.png United Kingdom
33 Flag of Spain.png Spain Contigo Mirela 136 Flag of Morocco.png Morocco Bishkek, Flag of Kyrgyzstan.png Kyrgyzstan
34 Flag of Fiji.png Fiji Kings & Queens Brooke Fraser 159 Flag of Germany.png Germany Barcelona, Flag of Spain.png Spain
35 Flag of Italy.png Italy Vulcano Francesca Michielin 379 Flag of Malta.png Malta Suva, Flag of Fiji.png Fiji
36 Flag of Iraq.png Iraq Love Wins Dashni Morad 122 Flag of Spain.png Spain Turin, Flag of Italy.png Italy
37 Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria Samuray Zhana Bergendorff 143 Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia Baghdad, Flag of Iraq.png Iraq
38 Flag of Norway.png Norway Strangers Sigrid 172 Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia Varna, Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria
39 Flag of France.png France Ma Revolution Cassandre 185 Flag of Brazil.png Brazil Oslo, Flag of Norway.png Norway
40 Flag of Iceland.png Iceland Tribalist iLL Blu ft. Glowie 196 Flag of Germany.png Germany Paris, Flag of France.png France
41 Flag of Philippines.png Philippines Broken Love Built By Titan ft. Starxs 196 Flag of Macedonia.png North Macedonia Reykjavik, Flag of Iceland.png Iceland
42 Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine Superstar Svetlana Loboda 172 Flag of Indonesia.png Indonesia Bulacan, Flag of Philippines.png Philippines
43 Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan S.O.S Ziruza 165 Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Kiev, Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine
44 Flag of Ghana.png Ghana Favourite Things Fleur East 159 Flag of Albania.png Albania Astana, Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan
45 Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine Siren Song Maruv 193 Flag of Australia.png Australia Accra, Flag of Ghana.png Ghana
46 Flag of Andorra.png Andorra Jaque Al Rey Belén Aguilera 123 Flag of Malaysia.png Malaysia Odessa, Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine
47(S) Flag of The Netherlands.png The Netherlands Numb Dotan 176 Flag of South Korea.png South Korea Andorra La Vella, Flag of Andorra.png Andorra
48 Flag of Norway.png Norway Dancing in the Smoke KEiiNO 140 Flag of Romania.png Romania Bucharest, Flag of Romania.png Romania
49 Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine Push Kazaky ft. Gaspar 136 Flag of France.png France Hamar, Flag of Norway.png Norway
50 Flag of United Kingdom.png United Kingdom Heal Me Grace Carter 129 Flag of Mexico.png Mexico Kiev, Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine
51 Flag of Norway.png Norway The Seed AURORA 152 Flag of Canada.png Canada Cardiff, Flag of United Kingdom.png United Kingdom
52 Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Backfire Dotter 158 Flag of Romania.png Romania Trondheim, Flag of Norway.png Norway
53 Flag of Nigeria.png Nigeria Stand Up Cynthia Erivo 142 Flag of United Kingdom.png United Kingdom Stockholm, Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
54 Flag of Italy.png Italy Noche Sin Día Il Volo & Gente de Zona 102 Flag of Germany.png Germany Abuja, Flag of Nigeria.png Nigeria
55 TBA, Flag of Italy.png Italy
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(S) = Special Edition

Best of Winners

Edition Country Song Performer Points Runner-up
Best of Edition 01 - 10 Flag of Australia.png Australia Never Be The Same Jessica Mauboy 066 Flag of Denmark.png Denmark
Best of Edition 11 - 20
Best of Edition 21 - 30
Best of Edition 31 - 40
Best of Edition 41 - 50

Contest Statistics and Records

In this section we shall display all the current statistics and records currently held by countries and in the countries alike.

  • Highest grand final Winning score (Split Voting): Flag of Italy.png Italy 379 points.
  • Highest grand final Winning score (single voting): Flag of Australia.png Australia 222 points
  • Highest semi final Winning score (Split Voting): Flag of Greece.png Greece 246 points
  • Highest semi final Winning score (single voting):Flag of Albania.png Albania & Flag of Finland.png Finland 151 points
  • Lowest grand final Winning Score: Flag of United Kingdom.png United Kingdom 89 points.
  • Lowest grand final last place score: Flag of Afghanistan.png Afghanistan Flag of Hungary.png Hungary Flag of Taiwan.png Taiwan 2 points
  • Longest participation without a win:
  • Longest participation before first win: Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 51 Editions
  • Country with most 12 points in grand final: #42 Flag of Indonesia.png Indonesia, #46 Flag of Andorra.png Andorra 8 times
  • Country with most grand final wins: Flag of United Kingdom.png United Kingdom 4 times (ed.1/3/31/50)
  • Artist with most grand final wins: Mirela #02 Flag of Spain.png Spain, #33 Flag of Spain.png Spain Dotan #12 Flag of The Netherlands.png The Netherlands, #47.
  • Artist who has appeared the most:Samira Said 14 times.
  • Most countries in a contest: 53 Countries, Edition 29
  • Youngest winner: Ziruza, 21 years old - Edition 43
  • Oldest winner: Sean Paul, 43 years old - Edition 31
  • Best debut results: 1st Place - #01 Flag of United Kingdom.png United Kingdom , #05 Flag of Denmark.png Denmark, #06 Flag of Latvia.png Latvia, #08 Flag of Singapore.png Singapore, #15 Flag of Mali.png Mali, #36 Flag of Iraq.png Iraq
  • Wins by Continent:
    • Flag of Africa.png Africa: 4
    • Flag of Asia.png Asia: 9
    • European Union.png Europe: 32
    • North American Union.png North & Central America: 3
    • Flag of Oceania.png Oceania: 4
    • South America.png South America: 2
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