OGAE Second Chance Contest 2008
|OGAE Second Chance Contest 2008
|Host broadcaster||OGAE Sweden|
|Number of entries||21|
|Voting system||Each jury awards 1–8, 10, and 12 points to their ten favourite songs|
|Winning song|| Sweden
|OGAE Second Chance Contest|
The 2008 OGAE Second Chance Contest was the 22nd OGAE Second Chance Contest, organised between members of international Eurovision Song Contest fan club OGAE to select the best song not to make it to the Eurovision Song Contest through their national finals. 21 songs competed for the title in the 21st edition of the contest, held in Stockholm in Sweden after OGAE Sweden's win the previous year with Måns Zelmerlöw and "Cara Mia".
All 21 competing countries votes for the winner, and were also joined by eight guest juries from countries ineligible to participate in the contest - these guest juries came from OGSE branches in Andorra, Austria, France, Italy, Lebanon, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Kazakhstan (representing the Rest of the World).
Belgium, Finland, Lithuania and Russia made their returns to the contest, all holding national finals in their countries. The Netherlands withdrew after an internal selection was held in the country, while Ukraine withdrew of choice.
The contest was won by Sweden's Sanna Nielsen with "Empty Room", who received 268 points, 90 points more than runner-up Spain. this was Sweden's 12th win in the contest, remaining the most successful country in the contest. Estonia came last, gaining nul points from all juries.
|Draw||Country||Language||Artist||Song||English translation||National final||Place||Points|
|02||Israel||Hebrew||Bo'az Ma'uda &
|04||Estonia||English||Rolf Junior||"One on One"||–||4th||21||0|
|05||Belgium||English||Sandrine||"I Feel The Same Way"||–||2nd||10||64|
|06||Macedonia||Macedonian||Risto Samardziev||"Dojdi do mene"||Come to me||3rd||19||7|
|07||Poland||English||Man Meadow||"Viva la Musica"||Hail to the music||3rd||3||155|
|09||Germany||German||Carolin Fortenbacher||"Hinterm Ozean"||Beyond the ocean||2nd||6||129|
|10||Denmark||English||Kendra Lou||"Until We're Satisfied"||–||4th||18||21|
|11||Greece||English||Kostas Martakis||"Always and Forever"||–||2nd||4||140|
|12||Serbia||Serbian||Beauty Queens||"Zavet"||A pledge||3rd||9||68|
|14||Lithuania||English||Aiste Pilvelyte||"Troy on Fire"||–||2nd||17||26|
|15||Ireland||English||Leona Daly||"Not Crazy After All"||–||Unplaced||12||56|
|16||United Kingdom||English||The Revelations||"It's You"||–||3rd||16||29|
|17||Portugal||Portuguese||Lisboa Não Sejas Francesa||"Porto de encontro"||Meeting harbour||9th||20||6|
|18||Sweden||English||Sanna Nielsen||"Empty Room"||–||2nd||1||269|
|19||Norway||English||Veronica Akselsen||"Am I Supposed To Love Again"||–||4th||5||139|
|21||Spain||Spanish||Coral||"Todo está en tu mente"||Everything is in your mind||2nd||2||178|