Sun of Monaco

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Sun of Monaco
GenreNational contest
Country of originMonaco
Number of seasons1
Release
Original networkTMC
Original release12 June 2022 – present

Sun of Monaco is a song competition organised by TMC (Monegasque public broadcasters) every six months. It determines the country's representative for the WorldVision Song Contest, and has been running since summer 2022.

Origins

The first "Sun of Monaco" was held on 12 June 2022 at Grimaldi Forum in Monte-Carlo (Monaco); five songs participated. Five "expert" jury chose the winner. The competition was won by Purple Disco Machine and Sophie & the Giants performing "In The Dark".

Participation

To be eligible, performers must be at least sixteen years of age on the day of the first Worldvision Semi-Final. There were no restrictions on the Monegasque affiliation of the performers, as well as language restrictions. The number of participants for the season is also not reported.

Hosting

The first season was decided to be held in Monte Carlo.

Format

At the moment, it is not known in what final format the competition will take place. The first season took place in the format of one round (final) with the participation of five songs and the voting of the jury without the public voting.

Voting

Each member of the jury has a set of points according to the system: 3, 2 and 1 points.

Winners

Season Host Winner Language(s) Place at Worldvision
Summer'22 Monte Carlo Purple Disco Machine, Sophie & the Giants - In The Dark English 23 July 2022

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