Friday, 17 May 2019

Winners


Congratulations to our winners from Belgium!

Results

1 Belgium 176
2 Serbia 172
3 Iceland 128
4= Estonia 122
4= Ukraine 122
6 Russia 110
7= Malta 96
7= Norway 96
9 Austria 76
10 Turkey 64
11= Denmark 63
11= Israel 63
13 Finland 62
14 Åland Islands 58
15 Germany 51
16 Bosnia and Herzegovina 32
17 Slovakia 31
18 Basque Country 30
19 Spain 25
20 Czech Republic 22

Further entries in alphabetical order:
Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, England, France, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, Wales


Full scoring table:

video conference

A few impressions from the live video meeting during which all votes were presented.


Czech Republic



Malta



Poland


Ukraine

Wednesday, 15 May 2019

voting sessions

Some partners sent photos from their voting sessions.

Basque Country

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Germany



Ukraine




Friday, 10 May 2019

Turkey - Ne fark eder? (What changes?)



        Here we are! Excited to share our entry for the fourth time with this enormous and precious family of Schoolovision.

         We asked you a RIDDLE full of joy,love and affectionate last year and you all answered back with the same feelings.
     
        And this year we are asking a question 'WHAT CHANGES? 'which  shows how beautiful the life is without prejudice, borders, discrimination and hostility. We should remember that all colors are beautiful, all regions are beautiful, all peoples are beautiful... And life is so COLORFUL! If we teach everybody that life is worth living, we can TURN THIS WORLD INTO A PALACE FOR CHILDREN!


        Enjoy watching!
        All the best!
     
        Turkish Team

What changes?

There is a hustle and bustle
cause the bell rang
And you are at a corner, alone
seeming a bit offended.

Neither a joke nor a riddle
could make you smile
Because of someone
who made fun of you

They have talked tactlessly
and made fun of you
Never mind cause
they all are jokes.

So what
If you are in one way or another
Tell me
What changes?
Though we are different in shape
when looked out

We are together 
while crying and laughing
Our feelings are the same what can the rest change?
Don't mind the rest.... 

Wales - I am the Earth

Hello Europe!!

This is the Welsh entry to Schoolovision 2019

'I am the Earth' by Glen Lehmann. A song with an environmental message with a Welsh flavour.

We all hope you enjoy our song...

Belgium - Jong

Hi all of you music lovers,

The 59 final year pupils of Qworzó - Merksplas - Belgium are very proud to present you the Belgian entry for Schoolovision 2019.

Last year the Schoolovision project celebrated its 10th anniversary.  Since we didn't participate in the project the first year this is our Schoolovision anniversary and we wanted to make it a special edition. 

For the first time in our history we got the chance to work with a real artist.  Singer/songwriter Metejoor and our children worked together writing our own song, practised singing it and helped us with the recording in a real studio! 


Our song - Jong - is a real party song with a message for all young people: believe in yourself and do what you like!

Be our guest, turn up the volume and sing along!

And if you want to know what we are singing, 
just click the translation button in the video!


chorus:

We zijn jong, oh zo jong! We doen wat we willen en zingen een megavette song. 
We are young, o so young. We do what we want and sing a real cool song!

We zijn jong, oh zo jong! Wij kunnen alles wat nooit eerder iemand kon! 
We are young, very very young. We can do everything no one else ever did before!

We want to thank Metejoor, DualRec Media &



Looking forward to reading your message!

Good luck to all in this contest!

Kind regards,

Team Belgium

England - Show Me The Way

Hello to our wonderful eTwinning friends and family! 


England's entry this year is an original song. It is all about the importance of nature. We all know that nature plays a vital role in all of our lives, but we do not often think about how beautiful it is. 

We hope that the lyrics and video make you smile and picture just a wonderful place our planet Earth truly is ... 

Good Luck to you ALL!


France - Aného

This year, we worked on Africa, and we wanted to sing a song about Aného, a young african boy looking for some water for his family and animals.
We learnt this song with kids from our school who can't sing like you and me and have to use signs ... so we also learnt how to sign this song.

Enjoy !

The Åland Islands - Superheroes



The pupils in Vikingaåsens skola 5th grade proudly present their entry to Schoolovision 2019: "Superheroes”.
The music to our song was composed especially for this occasion by Fredrik Erlandsson. The lyrics were influenced by all the pupils in 5th grade.
The important message of the song is that we all are superheroes in different ways, whether it’s in helping a friend or taking care of the environment.
We live in the Åland Islands, a beautiful archipelago situated midway between Sweden and Finland. Åland is an autonomous, demilitarized (no military allowed) and Swedish-speaking region in Finland. Åland has approx. 29 700 inhabitants, and almost 12 000 of them live in the only town, Mariehamn. Åland has its very own flag.

We hope you’ll enjoy watching our video as much as we enjoyed making it!



Lyrics:
We are all unique,
you are you and I am me.
Different harmonies,
together we all make a masterpiece

Heroes, we are superheroes
Heroes, when we come together
Let’s go, make a change for humanity
Come on, we are superheroes!

Nature needs our help,
no one can do it by themselves
You do what you can, one step at a time
– together we fight!


Heroes, we are superheroes

Heroes, when we come together

Let’s go, make a change for humanity

Come on, we are superheroes!

Heroes, we are superheroes...

Serbia - You will find your goal

Hello to everyone from Serbia!
This year, we decided to present our song " You will find your goal" in some other way.
The students played but, this time, with their bodies.
Is there a more perfect instrument? In the same time you practice it, you feel the rhythm, feel joy and it's always fun :)
We spent wonderful time together, both students and teachers, so you can join us and try.

The creators of the lyrics are students of the 5th and 6th grade. Our teacher Milan Zlatkovic wrote the music, like always :)

We wish all happiness and good luck to all countries in Schoolovision 2019!!!


Norway - We can save the world


Finally!

Hi from 7th grade Namsos Norway, we are finally done with our contribution for this year Schoolovision. Our song is about taking care of our planet.
It has been a lot of hard work, but we have enjoyed every content of it, from writing the song, making the video, and recording.
Good Luck to all of you :)

Love from the Blogg Group, Stina, Vilde and Mari, and the rest of the 7th grade at Vestbyen School.

Thursday, 9 May 2019

Poland - Krajka


Bosnia and Herzegovina - Djeca su ukras svijeta

This song is originally called "Deca su ukras sveta" and it's about children who make our world more beautiful. It celebrates childhood, and this is what we love the most because our children are 3-6 years old.
The children are the stars, but the song is also about love and spring. We planted some flowers to share our love to nature, our country.
Also, the children were wearing regional costumes to show our appreciation of heritage. They were wearing daisies costumes to show the connection to the song not only with words, our kindergarten is called "Daisy" :).
This video-making was a real challenge with so young participants.

Ukraine - Road to Paradise


Greetings from Ukraine!
In our clip we  try to show the beauty of our region Chyhyryn,the place of cossacks glory, the beauty of Ukraine in spring, the mighty river Dnipro.We strongly believe that beauty can save the world. Good luck to all the participants!!!!!!😍🥰🥰

Happiness is like a bird, a dove
Flying very high behind the clouds
Some day you will see it in the sky
It will call you up away from troubles

Somewhere very far and very high
There's a place that hardly
one can find
Joyfully there waters ring
Joyfully there sunbeams sing...

But if emptiness is everywhere
Singing of the birds sounds like
alarm bell
Beauty of the world then only saves
Calling you up high,
away from trouble...

Singing all the time familiar song
Thrilled  your tender
heart and soul of poet
Surely, that's love knocks
at your door...
Calling you up high. It's time to go!!!

With love from Ukraine!♥️♥️♥️

Iceland - Secret agent zero



The Icelandic team this year is from 6´th class and the song "Secret agent zero" is originally from the LazyTown TV series. Written by Mani Svavarsson.

The team organized the whole production by themselves and did a great job with a lot of humor and fun ;-)

Croatia - Days


Hello from Virje, Croatia!
Our song is call Days
Here is translate to English

Days

Days, days 
Can they be like dreams, 
Can this world be beautiful 
Can everybody find happiness? 
Joy, love 
Are not small things, 
So remember, 
What you give, you get in return. 
The one who is good is never alone- we know this since forever,
Everybody will find a friend- both big and little.

Bulgaria - A child of Bulgaria


Lithuania - Song for Friends



Sorry for those partners, who cannot hear their country song. Lack of time...

Spain - Vivir (To live) - STOP BULLYING




Hello everyone. 

Our School CEIP Valsequillo has the honor to take part and be able to represent Spain in the Schoolvision project. Our song for 2019, is “To Live” by Rozalén ft Estopa. 

Our main goal this year is to be aware of one of the major problems, bullying, which occurs nowadays in our classrooms, and occasionally is moved into their homes through cyberbullying. 

All throughout our song, we can see a boy that is humiliated and treated badly by his classmates, who disrespect him.  However, this situation completely changes to a happy ending.  Are you ready to watch it? Let´s watch it! 

 A whole year of effort, commitment and collaboration has given us this wonderful result. For this reason, we want to say thank you to all the people who in one way or another have made this wonderful experience real. 

Enjoy it and reflect upon it because as our song affirms, “Everyone deserves to be Happy”

Good luck to all the countries that take part in this amazing project. 

Warm regards from Gran Canaria.

Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Malta - Follow the Way


Chinto, a pirate from China, gets shipwrecked on the shores of Okinawa. Being stranded, alone and hungry on the beach, he steals crops from the nearby fields to survive. The peasants of the area report the incident to the king of the island, Sho Ko, who sends his best warrior, Matsumura, to arrest the pirate. An epic battle between the two ensues, but none comes out victorious. Finally, Matsumura decides to stop fighting and makes friends with Chinto…they both feel like winners. ‘Follow the Way’ is a song that brings forth the message of the old karate masters of Okinawa, insisting that violence is not a solution and encouraging each individual to cherish humility and virtue.
I hope you will like our song as much as we have enjoyed doing it and going round the island of Malta to capture our best picturesque sceneries and places.
Good Luck to all participants !!

Greece - If I was a child

This song is written by our student Katerina Mandamadioti lyrics 
and music composed with the help of the music teacher Minas Papanikolaou.
It talks about a child that dreams of a perfect world in his/her dreams but mostly in reality.
Here are the lyrics translated:

I would like to have my dreams
In a blue boat
And throw all sadness
Deep in the sea

I would like to fly to the moon
Until sleep takes me away
And when I wake up in the morning
I would like to sing more more

Refrain: (2) I would like to be a child
And start from the beginning
To play with the rain
And dream a lot (2)

I would like to be a child
And not afraid of life
To fly on the sky
And hide in the blue

I wish I could be the sky
And my world be different
To have the stars for company
And hug the moon

Refrain: (2) I would like to be a child
And start from the beginning
To play with the rain
And dream a lot (2)

Good Luck to everybody!!!


Estonia - Me armastame Eestit (We love Estonia)


Do you like singing?
Of course you do! It is Schoolovision:)

Please sing and dance with us and learn a little bit Estonian. Martin will teach you :)

Me armastame Eestit - we love Estonian
nüüd ja alati - now and forever

The song is about exploring Estonia.

Take your things and come with us. We will show you our forests, paths, farms, lakes, fish etc. 
Everyone should love his country and then he can love the world.

Many thanks to Mihkel Mattisen who allowed us to use his beautiful song.

Slovakia - Leto


No message but singing, dancing and joy!
These girls look forward to the summer so much that they had to make a song about it.
And they really did most of the work themselves.
Enjoy and if not shy sing along :-)

Leto, ó leto
Najlepší kamarát si náš
A preto, ó preto
Zostaň celý rok u nás!

You can find the whole text and rough English translation on Youtube.

Finland - Seikkaillaan! (Let's go on an adventure!)

This is the video from Finland!


We are taking you on a tour around Mäntsälä, which is a small town in Southern Finland. We have many villages here and almost all of them have their own primary school.

The song is about having an adventure, loving your home town, but also visiting places outside of it.

The video was made at Riihenmäki school mostly by our 4th graders. It was filmed and edited by our Scottish student teacher, so this was a true form of co-operation between European countries!

Good luck, everyone! We hope you will love our video!

(Edit. We realized, when wathing our own video on big screen, how blurry it looked. We've downloaded a more clear version to Youtube now. If it is ok, watch it, if you still haven't watched our song!)

This is the one we embeded here last week: 

 

This is the same video, but better quality:


Denmark - Vores Jord


Our Globe is fragile. We need to take care of it now. We want all grown ups to listen to our concern.

The Czech Republic - Abeceda


Do you know the Czech alphabet?
Do you need someone to teach them to you?

You are lucky, because children from  primary school HUSTOPEČE are going to do.
Let’ s play some activities with us. The alphabet is so much FUN!

Let’ s go! Next time sing with us.

Chorus: The alphabet, it is science, you simply can’t live without it.
One letter is nothing, It gets lost in an instant.

Cyprus - Where there is love (Όπου υπάρχει αγάπη)




Our song is called “Where there is love”. It is about love and friendship and caring for each other.
We live together and we will build a world full of love and hope. We believe that the miracle of love overcomes every bad feeling. These are some of the lyrics of our song!
Hope you enjoy!

Tuesday, 7 May 2019

Israel - Toda Raba (Thank you)


Eshkol Ganim Yarden - Israel 2019

Israel kids appreciate their parents, teachers and all the adults who take care of them.

Monday, 6 May 2019

Italy - Sing for the climate

Hello everyone,
Since the beginning of this school year my students and I have made a long path of reflection about Nature and how Humans affect on it.
We investigated Natural disasters and the one caused by human, and we discover that we need to change our habits and our way of living if we want to have a future. We also worked on Agenda 2030 and the global goals so now we are a bit more aware and what we say in the song is what we strongly believe. Enjoy it.


Friday, 3 May 2019

Austria - Music



We love MUSIC and we are sure that you love MUSIC too!!!!

Music makes me happy,
Music makes me smile.
Music's for the moment,
Music's for a while.

Singing in the morning,
singing all day long.
Singing in the evening,
singing makes me strong.

Together - we can sing a melody,
that feels like a symphony.
Our voices sound as if they were compound together, together.

If I'm ever angry,
if I'm ever sad.
I turn up some music,
to get the bad thoughts out of my head.

Singing at the playground,
singing when I'm home.
When I'm in the classroom,
I never sing alone.

Together - we can sing a melody,
that feels like a symphony.
Our voices sound as if they were compound together, together.

Together, we can sing a melody,
that feels like a symphony.
Our voices sound as if they were compound together, together.

Good luck!



Basque Country - BALOREAK


"Baloreak" (Values)

"VALUES IN EDUCATION
EDUCATION IN VALUES"
They are becoming the most important aim in education these last years.
We hope you like it!



Thursday, 2 May 2019

Russia - Broccoli


This year the colour green was dominant for our production. It is the power of green that will give you good vision and hearing and turn you into a being with superpowers as it is suggested in our Russian lyrics. Our Tatar "parents" suggest to "eat your vegetables to grow big and strong". Who hasn't experienced all the recommendations about diet, good behaviour and having the correct priorities? Broccoli symbolises all of this as it is understandably a healthy thing to eat ... still many children simply don't like it.

Яшелчә аша, яшелчә аша      - Eat your vegetables, so you can grow big and strong   
Ашап бетер син аны
Кирәк кочле булырга.
Яшелчә аша, яшелчә аша         
Ашап бетер син аны
Кирәк кочле булырга.


Посмотри на эту зелень - Look at this green
Овощи с витаминами мечты - Vegetables with  vitamin dreams
В здоровом теле процветает здоровый дух. - A healthy mind flourishes in a healthy body
Зеленого цвета цукини - The green colour of zucchini
Сильный и смелый, как ты - Strong and brave like you
С суперсилой отныне лучшие зренье и слух. - With superpower from now on,

You have the best vision and hearing



Яшелчә аша, яшелчә аша      -  Eat your vegetables, so you can grow big and strong     
Ашап бетер син аны
Кирәк кочле булырга.
Яшелчә аша, яшелчә аша         
Ашап бетер син аны
Кирәк кочле булырга.
 
Please don’t get offended
If I ignore the advice, you see
I don’t need to get excited
Just because it’s good for me …
Like BROCCOLI  


Having homework on a Saturday
Take the opportunity … everybody shout “hurray”
Don’t forget your chores, … would you be so kind
Cleaning, dishes, laundry, bin, a tidy house a tidy mind


If you keep visiting the dentist on a regular basis
Your gums and your teeth stay healthy and you can show off your braces


Brushing teeth and ... washing myself
Feels like wasting time and I get also wet
At the very ... top of my game

I am told to go to bed

Please don’t get offended
If I ignore the advice, you see
I don’t need to get excited
Just because it’s good for me …
Like BROCCOLI  
(Broccoli, celery, spinach, Brussel sprouts, asparagus, blinyi)

Monday, 29 April 2019

Germany - School of Fun



In this video our pupils pretend they don't like school which is not true at all.
But there are indeed some things that can be more important than Maths.
This is what they sing about.

You can download the lyrics from here.

#mydaysforfuture #schoolofvisionandfun

Monday, 26 November 2018

Last Year's Winners

The 2018 edition of Schoolovision was won by our Turkish partners.
Congratulations to them once again!

Until the new songs for the 11th anniversary edition of Schoolovision 2019 appear here, you can enjoy their inspiring performance and also browse all our previous annual websites with several hundreds of videos from all across Europe and beyond. Just select one of the previous editions at the top of the right column. Enjoy!

Rules

The 2019 Eurovision Song Contest final will take place in Tel Aviv, Israel on Saturday, 18 May.


Meanwhile, the 2019 edition of Schoolovision will come to its conclusion on Friday, 17 May, the day before the real Eurovision. Join us in this fun-filled project, as we find out who will be the latest Schoolovision Champions in the 11th anniversary edition of our grand project.


We welcome all members, new and old, to this unique eTwinning project, which guarantees fun for all participants, students and teachers alike, as we learn about each others' cultures through the medium of music and song with the added excitement of a friendly competition.

Full rules below; please read them carefully!


OVERVIEW

Following a similar format to the Eurovision Song Contest, Schoolovision 2019 will once again allow one primary school from each eTwinning (Plus) country and beyond wishing to participate, to record and upload a song of their choice, to be viewed by all other participants in the project.

In addition, all countries will be asked to evaluate and vote for their favourite songs after they have listened to all the others- and of course, voting for yourself will not be allowed!

You and your class will have until Friday, 10 May to decide upon your song, practise it, video it, and get it uploaded and embedded onto the project blog website, using either YouTube or Vimeo.
Once all songs are uploaded, you will need to get your class to watch all the other countries' entries and decide who will receive your votes. This should be done in the week from Monday, 13 May until Thursday, 16 May.

On Friday, 17 May 2019 you have two choices: You can either join the team for a video conference, starting at 10.00 am CEST time, during which we will announce our votes to each other and total the votes up, so we can establish the winner. Or, if this is not possible, you will be able to watch a recording of the video conference afterwards to see who the winners are, or simply visit the project website, as the results will be posted straight after the video conference finishes.
In any case, you will need to email your votes to Steffen, the project administrator, by Thursday evening (16 May) and NO LATER than 1800 hrs CEST. Thus we will be able to successfully total all the votes from all participating countries and announce who are Schoolovision champions for 2019. The winning school will be sent a specially commissioned trophy!


FULL RULES

1. There can be one entry from each country with an independent status. Usually, this will mean one participating school per country. As a special exception, joint entries of two schools from one country are acceptable.

2. Schoolovision is for primary schools only. In addition, the participants (active singers) must be a maximum of 12 years old during the present school year. Their turning 13 in between is acceptable.

3. All previous entrants will already have received a request, asking you to confirm that you wish to enter the 2018 contest. After your confimation you will receive an invitation (via eTwinning) to become an official partner in the project, followed later by a separate invitation to contribute to the project blog. You need to sign up for the blog, whereby you will be able to upload your finished song in due course.

In addition, please send Steffen a photograph of your school and the link to its website, so that everyone can see which countries and schools are participating this time.

4. The song you choose to sing should be one of your choice, hopefully chosen in collaboration with your pupils, and can be sung in any language. It can be a well-known song, or an original song that perhaps no-one else will have heard of- it's up to you!
However, it MUST be connected to your country in some way. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT IF THE SONG HAS BEEN COPYRIGHTED, YOU MUST GET PERMISSION BEFORE USING IT.

5. Musical accompaniment is permitted but only in the following way: Members of your class (your pupils) who wish to play musical instruments can do so, and your song can have adult help who could for example, play a piano or a keyboard to lead the tune of the song. Alternatively, you can use a CD for the tune (but without the original singer's voice) - but your children MUST do the singing!

6. All entries MUST be completed and uploaded by Friday, 10 May at the latest. When your song is ready, it is your task to post the video of your song to the project website via www.blogger.com using the embed code provided by either YouTube or Vimeo. All files must be uploaded by Friday, 10 May, as each country will then need to watch all the entries and judge them during the following week, Monday, 13 May till Thursday, 16 May.

7. Once you and your pupils have watched each entry and chosen your favourites, please email your choices to Steffen before 1800 hrs CET on THURSDAY, 16 MAY.
YOU MUST NOT VOTE FOR YOUR OWN ENTRY!

7.a As of 2018 we adopted the latest ESC rule according to which 50 % of the votes are given by an expert jury, in this case us teachers. As we are not technically able to copy the exact voting process of the ESC, we will install it in such a way that all partners will mix their national pupil votes with their own teacher votes before sending them in. This new process renders the teacher votings we performed in previous years unnecessary.

8. It is always a great experience to receive positive and encouranging comments. By participating in this project, you also agree to encourage your pupils to write such comments under the videos of their partners. Equally, you will reserve some time to write a number of comments yourselves. You are welcome to encourage colleagues and parents to follow your example, thus making the great work of your pupils and yourselves more known and positively regarded, just as the whole Schoolovision project.

9. In the earlier years of this project all countries' entries were listed according to their results. However, since some partners were unhappy with the unequal chances (perhaps due to different availability of technical and muscial support in the various countries), a new rule was installed in 2016. All partners can choose if they wish to be listed with the full result or if they just wish to be named including a link to their entry. The top 20 scores will be published automatically; all others may opt in to be listed with their actual results.

GOOD LUCK to all countries, and enjoy making your own and watching all the other entries, too!
May the best overall entry win the contest!

*** As said above, the whole point of Schoolovision is that you try to sing something that relates to your country. If you compose your own song- fantastic! Over the past years, we have had some really outstanding compositions by various Schoolovision teams.
If you choose to sing a song that has already been recorded previously, then it MUST be culturally relevant to your own country. If you're unsure whether your song idea complies with this rule, please contact Steffen and Marek.