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The following is a list of languages used in The Origin Song Contest since its inception in 2017, including songs as performed in the semi-finals and the finals.

There is no restriction regarding the language which a song is sung. Any language is allowed for any country. A lot of different languages have been heard already in the contest. However, most of the songs have been performed in English.

The first song to be performed in multiple languages was "Zagadka", the Polish entry in the second edition, performed in Polish and English. The entry performed in the most languages to date is the Italian song in the fourth edition, "Bambola", which is performed in French, Italian and English.

List of languages Edit

By first appearanceEdit

The table below lists all the languages that appeared in the contest in order of their first appearance. Eighteen languages appeared in the first edition.

Order

Language

First app.

Country

First performer

First song

1 Albanian #01 Flag of Albania Albania Tuna "Duam"
2 English #01 Flag of Norway Norway Anna of the North "The Dreamer"
3 Latvian #01 Flag of Latvia Latvia Marta Grigale "Bez 5 Minūtēm"
4 Russian #01 Flag of Russia Russia SAHA "Vsego lish' tri slova"
5 Italian #01 Flag of Italy Italy Giorgia "Oronero"
6 French #01 Flag of Monaco Monaco Tal "Des fleurs et des flammes"
7 Lithuanian #01 Flag of Lithuania Lithuania Monika Linkytė "Krentu žemyn"
8 Croatian #01 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia-Herzegovina Pamela Ramljak "Ispod kože"
9 Bulgarian #01 Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria VANESA "Poslushnata"
10 Dutch #01 Flag of Belgium Belgium Bazart "Goud"
11 Portuguese #01 Flag of Portugal Portugal Raquel Tavares "Meu Amor de Longe"
12 Spanish #01 Flag of Spain Spain Pablo López "Hijos del Verbo Amar"
13 Hungarian #01 Flag of Hungary Hungary Rúzsa Magdolna "Érj Hozzám"
14 Slovak #01 Flag of Slovakia Slovakia Kristína "Navždy"
15 Romanian #01 Flag of Moldova Moldova Nicoleta Nuca "Când Pleci"
16 Finnish #01 Flag of Finland Finland Ellinoora "Elefantin Paino"
17 Serbian #01 Flag of Serbia Serbia Jelena Tomašević "Da mi je da mi se vrati"
18 Polish #01 Flag of Poland Poland Kasia Popowska "Dryfy"
19 Greek #02 Flag of Greece Greece Josephine "Cocktail"
20 Faroese #02 Flag of Faroe Islands Faroe Islands Bára Silvansdóttir "Hvør ert tú"
21 Tatar #02 Flag of Russia Russia Gulnaz Battalova "Miras"
22 Swedish #02 Flag of Sweden Sweden Niello feat. Janice "Vinden"
23 Danish #03 Flag of Denmark Denmark Amanda Tror vi er nem'"
24 Bosnian #03 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia-Herzegovina Naida Bešlagić "Toksična"
24 Macedonian #03 Flag of FYR Macedonia FYR Macedonia Elena Milenkovska "Dojdi So Mene"
25 Czech #03 Flag of Czech Republic Czech Republic Annet Charitonová feat. Ben Cristovao "Taktomabyt"

By country Edit

The table below lists the languages used by each country. Italic indicates that the entry of the edition consisted of more than one language.

Country Language(s) Apps. Edition(s)
Flag of Albania Albania Albanian 3 #01, #03, #04
English 1 #02
Flag of Andorra Andorra English 2 #02, #04
Flag of Austria Austria English 1 #03
Flag of Belarus Belarus English 2 #03, #04
Russian 1 #02
Flag of Belgium Belgium Dutch 1 #01
English 3 #02, #03, #04
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia-Herzegovina Bosnian 1 #03
Croatian 1 #01
English 1 #04
Serbian 1 #02
Flag of Croatia Croatia Croatian 1 #02
Flag of Cyprus Cyprus English 2 #03, #04
Flag of Czech Republic Czech Republic Czech 1 #03
English 2 #01, #02
Flag of Denmark Denmark Danish 1 #03
English 3 #01, #02, #04
Flag of Estonia Estonia English 4 #01, #02, #03, #04
Flag of Faroe Islands Faroe Islands English 2 #03, #04
Faroese 1 #02
Flag of Finland Finland English 1 #04
Finnish 3 #01, #02, #03