Vision Song Contest 10
Natural Spirit
Semi-final 1 date 20 May 2017
Semi-final 2 date 27 May 2017
Final date 6 June 2017
Venue Stadion Narodowy, Warsaw
Presenter(s) Doda
Broadcaster TVN
Opening act Semi Final 1: "Heartbeat" performed by Margaret
Semi Final 2: "Niebezpieczna kobieta" performed by Virgin
Final "Naucz mnie" performed by Sarsa
"Mi-Sie" performed by Cleo
Interval act Semi Final 1: "Sztoj pa moru" performed by Laboratorium Pieśni

Semi Final 2: "Znow to mam" performed by Jeden Osiem L
Final: "Let u go" performed by Paula
"Bezdroża" performed by Sylwia Grzeszczak and Mateusz Ziółko

Entries 55
Debuting Template:Curacao
Returning Flag of Malta.svg Malta
Flag of South Korea.svg South Korea
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czech Republic
Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
Flag of Israel.svg Israel
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Bos & Herz
Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica
Flag of Armenia.svg Armenia
Flag of Lebanon.svg Lebanon
Flag of the United States.svg United States
Withdrawing Flag of Serbia.svg Serbia
Flag of the Faroe Islands.svg Faroe Islands
Flag of Norway.svg Norway
Flag of the Philippines.svg Philippines
Flag of India.svg India
Flag of Indonesia.svg Indonesia
Suriname Suriname
20px-Flag of Austria.svg Austria
20px-Flag of Barbados.svg Barbados
Flag of Croatia.svg Croatia
System Each country awarded 12, 10, 8-1 points to their 10 favorite songs
Vision Song Contest
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The Vision Song Contest 10 was the tenth edition of the Vision Song Contest. It took place in the Stadion Narodowy, in Warsaw, Poland, after Poland's victory at the ninth edition in London with the song "Naucz Mnie", performed by Sarsa. This was the first time the contest had taken place in Poland. The contest consisted of of two semi-finals on 20 and 27 May and the final on 6 June 2017, with all three live shows hosted by Doda and Margaret.

Fifty-five countries participated in the contest. Curacao made their debut and Malta, South Korea, Czech Republic, South Africa, Israel, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Jamaica, Armenia, Lebanon and the United States returned after absences from recent contests. Serbia, Faroe Islands, Norway, The Philippines, India, Indonesia, Suriname, Austria, Barbados and Croatia withdrew from the contest.

Twenty-six countries participated in the grand final. Curacao managed for the final for the first time, in their first attempt.

Location Edit

Venue Edit

The contest took place in Stadion Narodowy in Warsaw, following Poland's victory at the ninth edition in London with the song "Naucz Mnie", performed by Sarsa. Stadion Narodowy has a capacity of approximately 58.000 attendees.

Bidding phase Edit

Host broadcaster TVN announced on 18 April 2017 that they had choosen three possible host venue's, and announced that there would be a 'Host City Battle' where the participating delegations could vote for their favourite venue.

City Venue Capacity %
Krakow Krakow Arena 18.000 21%
Warsaw Stadion Narodowy 58.000 45%
Szcecin Azoty Arena 7.500 34%

Format Edit

The preminilary dates for the contest were announced on 2 May 2017, with the semi-finals took place on 20 and 27 May and the final on 6 June 2017.

After the new group system used in the ninth edition, the host team decided to change the system back to two semi finals. Also the team decided to cancel the wildcard round, as there was a new team member announced.

Russia and the United States joined the VSC Team, while Denmark left the team.