During the week the Austrian national broadcaster, ORF, ran the alternative Eurovision show ” Der Kleine Song Contest” seeking for Austria’s Eurovision 202o winner. The outcome saw Iceland big winner with the Eurovision 2020 entry Think About Things!

The show was presented by Andi Knoll who outlined the importance of honoring the Eurovision 2020 entires despite the contest’s cancellation.  ORF’s alternative Eurovision show ” Der Kleine Song Contest” (The Little Song Contest”)  unfolded over three shows, which saw the 41 Eurovision 2020 competing entries split up in three semi final shows and being ranked by a panel of former Austrian Eurovision representatives consisted of the following members:

  • Waterloo ( Austria 1976 – My Little World )
  • Simone (Austria 1990 – No More Walls)
  • Petra Frey (Austria 1994 – For the Peace of the World)
  • Manuel Ortega ( Austria 2002 –  Say a Word)
  • Alf Poier (Austria 2003 – Because People Count)
  • Eric Papilaya (Austria 2007 – Get Alive )
  • Nadine Beiler (Austria 2011 –The Secret Is Love )
  • Conchita ( Austria 2014 – Rise Like a Phoenix)
  • ZOE (2016 –Loin d’ici )
  • Cesár Sampson ( Austria 2018 – Nobody but You)

Each juror could award a total of 12o points to the songs of each round. The winning entry in each one of the three shows qualified in a superfinal round during which the Austrian audience determined the final winner. The results of the three shows developed as following:

Τuesday (14/4) – 1st semi final

  • Iceland 75
  • The Netherlands 71
  • Bulgaria 71
  • United Kingdom 66
  • Belgium 63
  • Poland 61
  • Romania 61
  • Israel 60
  • Spain 55
  • Cyprus 50
  • Georgia 49
  • Armenia 42
  • San Marino 35
  • Belarus 17

Thursday (16/4) – 2nd Semi final

  • Malta 97
  • Sweden 86
  • France 69
  • Russia 67
  • Switzerland 64
  • Lithuania 57
  • Finland 56
  • Ireland 55
  • Azerbaijan 50
  • Slovenia 50
  • Croatia 45
  • Latvia 36
  • Portugal 30
  • Moldova 28

Saturday (18/04) – 3rd Semi final

  • Austria 76
  • Demark 73
  • Germany 66
  • Albania 62
  • Norway 62
  • Italy 59
  • Greece 51
  • Czech Rep. 51
  • Estonia 48
  • Ukraine 45
  • North Macedonia 42
  • Australia 35
  • Serbia 35

Therefore the three countries that qualified to last evening’s Superfinal round we Iceland , Malta and Austria. The audience cast its votes through televoting crowning as the final winner the Icelandic Eurovision 2020 entry Think About Things  performed by Daði og Gagnamagnið. The analytical results according to the televoting came out as following: 

1st Ισλανδία (Daði og GagnamagniðThink About Things48%

2n Αυστρία (Vincent BuenoAlive33%

3rd Μάλτα (Destiny All Of My Love19%