Worldvision Second Chance Q1-2023

From IECO - International Eurofan's Countries Organisation
Worldvision Second Chance Q1-2023
Final2 June 2023
VenueAn Online Competition
Executive supervisor Mark Nightingale
Host broadcastercontest of United Kingdom
Number of entries11
Debuting countries China
Returning CountriesNone
Non-returning Countries Kazakhstan
Participation map
Voting systemEach country awarded 12, 10, 8, 6, 4, 2 and 1 point(s) to their 7 favourite songs
Winning song South Korea
Q4-22Worldvision Second Chance Q1-2023Q2-23

The Worldvision Second Chance Q1-2023 - was the 2nd edition of the Worldvision Second Chance that has been ever made. The contest took place on 2 June 2023.

Eleven countries held their open national selections and two countries organized consultations to select an application from their shortlist for participation in Worldvision Q1-2023. China, Lebanon, Portugal and Thailand joined, while Kazakhstan and the Netherlands withdrew. The United States was originally supposed to debut as well, but due to the refusal to vote in the main competition, the country was withdrawn from participation in the second chance.

The winner was the South Korea with the song "POP!", performed by Nayeon. Australia, Japan, Sweden and Spain rounded out the top five.


The competition was held in an online version and did not assume a host country.


On February 10, 2023, it became known that ten countries were able to fully conduct their selections for Worldvision Q1-2023. According to the rules of the competition, all these countries qualify for the second chance competition. Later, Hungary was added to this list of countries. The competition was held in the format of one final.


Eligibility to the countries was provided based on the presence of the national selection or if they have made a short-list or a decision to change the song.

Participating Countries

The countries listed below are eligible to participate after an open selection or the publication of a shortlist of applications for participation. Eleven countries were allowed to participate in the second chance.


# Country Artist Song Language(s) Place Points
01 Sweden Aiko Daughter of the Sun English 4 54
02 Spain Nick Jonas This Is Heaven English 5 46
03 South Korea Nayeon POP! Korean 1 74
04 Australia Azure Ryder Some Kind Of Love English 2 68
05 Hungary Olivia Adams Fool Me Once English 11 21
06 China Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa Sweetest Pie English 10 22
07 Japan Rina Sawayama This Hell English 3 56
08 Thailand Matcha Just One Night English, Thai 6 36
09 Portugal Coldplay Higher Power English 9 30
10 Lebanon Rose Gray Promise Me English 8 33
11 United Kingdom Hamzaa and Miraa May In Between English 7 33

Other Countries

  • United States - has made national selection as per the rules and eligible to participate, however due to the breach of the rules while participating at the main contest - has been disqualified from participation at Worldvision Second Chance Q1-2023


Each country had a jury who awarded 12, 10, 8, 6, 4, 2, 1 point(s) to their top seven songs.

Grand Final voting results
Total score
South Korea
United Kingdom
Sweden 54 12 12 2 1 8 1 12 4 2
Spain 46 10 8 10 6 2 10
South Korea 74 8 8 12 10 6 8 10 12
Australia 68 8 4 6 12 10 12 8 4 4
Hungary 21 6 1 6 8
China 22 4 6 6 6
Japan 56 12 4 8 8 12 1 1 10
Thailand 36 10 2 1 2 1 2 12 6
Portugal 30 1 10 2 4 2 10 1
Lebanon 33 2 4 10 1 4 4 8
United Kingdom 33 12 2 1 6 6 4 2

12 Points

12 points awarded by the countries
# Recipient Countries giving 12 points
3 Sweden Australia, Portugal, South Korea
2 South Korea China, United Kingdom
Australia Hungary, Japan
Japan Spain, Thailand
1 Thailand Lebanon
United Kingdom Sweden


  • China - China's second place of the national selection has been taken by Montenegro to compete at the main contest. This leaves China with no choice but to send the entry that finished 3rd at the national selection. If the third would be also taken by someone, the rules would have not allow China to choose 4th place and participate.
  • Hungary - The country has made a shortlist with no proper national selection, and granted with participation after requesting to do so. However, many contestants shared their views that this was not a proper national selection, hence the country is not eligible to participate. The decision was not revoked, but the participant was informed that the selection rules has to be revised inside the country