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World Song Contest 4

Date: 10 December 2013
Venue: Saint-Brieuc, France France
Opening act: DJ Project & Adela Popescu ("Bun Ramas")
Jenifer ("Sur Le Fil")
Number of entries: 12
Debuting countries: Israel Israel
Returning countries: None
Withdrawing countries: CzechRepublic Czech Republic
Kosovo Kosovo
Romania Romania
Ukraine Ukraine
UnitedKingdom United Kingdom
UnitedStates United States
Voting system: Each country awarded 12, 10, 8–1 points to their 10 favourite songs
Nul points: None
Winning song: Israel Israel
"Or" (אור)

The World Song Contest 4 was the fourth version of the World Song Contest. It was held in Saint-Brieuc, France, after Romania could not organize this event.

Twelve countries participated, being the shortest number of entries in the contest's history. Six countries withdrew from this edition, because they did not have enough time to choose an entry. Only one country debuted in the contest: Israel, which was the winner of the 4th edition, becoming the second country which has won in its first participation.

The song "Or" (Hebrew: אור, English: Light) scored 101 points; the second place was for Chile with 100 points and Spain came in the third place with 97 points, making it one of the most exciting episodes.

Location Edit

After Romania withdrew from the contest, France became in the next host to organize it. Saint-Brieuc was the city chosen for the fourth edition of the World Song Contest 4.

Participating countries Edit

Twelve countries participated, six withdrew and one debuted:

Draw Country Language Artist Song English translation Place Points
01 Chile Chile Spanish La Ley "Aquí" Here 5st 41
02 Belgium Belgium English Marco Z "I'm A Bird" 2nd 51
03 Cameroon Cameroon French Petit-Pays "Gagner Gagner" 4st 42
04 Spain Spain Spanish Coral "En Una Vida" In A Life 3rd 48
05 India India Hindi and English Blillu Barber "Love Mera Hit Hit" 9st 26
06 Netherlands Netherlands English Mr. Probz "Waves" 1st 57
07 NewZealand New Zealand English Hollie Smith "Bathe In The River" 8st 31
08 France France English Daft Punk "Get Lucky" 7st 33
09 Israel Israel English and Hebrew Chen Aharoni "Or" (אור) Light 10st 21
10 Canada Canada English Theo Tams "Sing" 12st 11
11 Italy Italy Italian Annalisa "Senza Riserva" Without Reserve 6st 38
12 Brazil Brazil Portuguese Legião Urbana "Faroeste Caboclo" Western Caboclo 11st 16

Scoreboard Edit

Voting Edit

  Voting countries
Total
Score
Chile Belgium Cameroon Spain India Netherlands NewZealand France Israel Canada Italy Brazil
Contestants Chile 100 7 10 12 6 12 8 5 12 6 10 12
Belgium 53 7 4 5 4 6 4 4 5 5 5 4
Cameroon 15 3 2 3 1 1 1 3 1
Spain 97 1 10 6 10 10 12 8 10 12 8 10
India 17 5 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 2
Netherlands 40 2 4 5 2 3 3 6 4 4 4 3
New Zealand 18 6 1 2 3 2 3 1
France 81 10 6 8 10 7 6 6 8 7 6 8
Israel 101 12 12 7 6 12 8 7 10 8 12 7
Canada 56 4 5 3 4 2 3 10 7 6 7 5
Italy 91 8 8 12 8 8 7 5 12 7 10 6
Brazil 27 3 1 7 5 4 2 3 2

12 Points Edit

N. Recipient nation Voting nation
4 Chile Brazil, Israel, Netherlands, Spain
Israel Belgium, Chile, India, Italy
2 Italy Cameroon, France
Spain Canada, New Zealand
Last edition:
UnitedStates Los Angeles, California
World Song Contest
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Next edition:
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