Love Wave Contest #01

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Venue Viennese City Hall
Host broadcaster ORF
Opening act

"Unstoppable" by Conchita Wurst

Number of entries 23
Winner "A Million Voices" by Polina Gagarinova
System 50 % Jury, 50 % Audience
Null points TBA
Eurovision_Heart.png 02 Belgium.png Brussel

Love Wave Contest 1, often referred as LWC 1, was the debut edition of the Love Vision Contest. The edition was held in Vienna, Asutria as it was the host's country. Österreichische Rundfunk (ORF) chose the Viennese City Hall the capital city of the country. Miriam Weichselbraun and Klaus Eberhartinger were selected as the presenter of the event.

twenty-three countries participated in the first edition, all of them being debutants as it was the first edition. In order to participate, the countries had to be firstly approved to be members of the Broadcasting Union.

The winner of the edition was Russia with the song "A Million Voices" performed by Polina Gagarinova, which scored 122 points, eleven points over the runner-up, Sweden. The top 5 also included Denmark, Belgium and Austria. 

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Vienna is the capital and largest city of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria. Vienna is Austria's primary city, with a population of about 1.8 million and its cultural, economic, and political centre. It is the 7th-largest city by population within city limits in the European Union.

Until the beginning of the 20th century, it was the largest German-speaking city in the world, and before the splitting of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in World War I, the city had 2 million inhabitants.Today, it has the second largest number of German speakers after Berlin.Vienna is host to many major international organizations, including the United Nations and OPEC. The city is located in the eastern part of Austria and is close to the borders of the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary.

These regions work together in a European Centrope border region. Along with nearby Bratislava, Vienna forms a metropolitan region with 3 million inhabitants In 2001, the city centre was designated a UNESCO World

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twenty- three countries participated in the first edition of the contest. The submissions for the first edition opened on 19 March 2017. Every country should choose their broadcaster for the contest. Kosovo wasn't allowed to enter the first edition. The contest started in April. As the rules say, if the country will select internally their entry, they should announced the artist at least one week before they reveal the song.

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Twenty-three countries participated in the final, with all forty-one participating countries eligible to vote.

Draw Place Country Artist Song Total
01 17 Poland.png Poland Michal Szpak Color of your life 38
02 13 Italy.png Italy Il Volo Grande Amore 59
03 01 Russian_Federation.png Russia Polina Gagarinova A Million Voices 122
04 20 Ireland.png Ireland Brain Kennedy Every song is a cry for love 12
05 15 Norway.png Norway Mørland & Debrah Scarlett A Monster like me 51
06 21 Ukraine.png Ukraine Mika Newton Angels 12
07 05 Austria.png Austria ZOË Loin d´ici 81
08 09 Bulgaria.png Bulgaria Kristian Kostov Beautiful mess 67
09 06 Armenia.png Armenia Iveta Mukuchyan Lovewave 81
10 16 Lithuania.png Lithuania Donny Montell I´ve been waiting for this night 49
11 10 Turkey.png Turkey Sertab Erener Everyway that I can 66
12 23 Greece.png Greece Koza Monstra feat. Agathon Iakovidis Alcohol is free 6
13 18 Slovenia.png Slovenia Maja Keuc No one 35
14 03 Belgium.png Belgium

Loic Nottet

Rhythm inside 94
15 04 Denmark.png Denmark Emmelie de Forest Only teardrops 87
16 14 Israel.png Israel Nadav Guedj Golden Boy 54
17 07 Latvia.png Latvia Aminata Love injected 78
18 19 Finland.png Finland Norma John Blackbird 27
19 08 Azerbaijan.png Azerbaijan Dihaj Skeletons 71
20 12 Netherlands.png The Netherlands OG3NE Lights and Shadows 59
21 02 Sweden.png Sweden Loreen Euphoria 111
22 22 Germany.png Germany No Angels Disappear 10
23 11 Cyprus.png Cyprus Ivi Adamou La La Love 63