|ESCT Second Chance Contest|
|Also known as||ESCT|
|Theme music composer||Marc-Antoine Charpentier|
|Opening theme||Winner country from previous edition|
|Country of origin|
|Language(s)||English and Spanish|
|Running time||About 2 weeks|
|Original run||June 2017 – present|
|Related||Eurovision Song Contest Tengaged|
The contest takes place during and after the ESCT edition, with non-winning songs which have been featured in the national finals of the previous ESCT edition.
To participate in the contest, it is required to have a public national selection held for the respective ESCT edition. Every delegation can only have one entry. The song can be only selected internally and cannot be changed after it was selected. The selected song must be from the final of the selection unless the selection has not the format of the semi-finals and final. The songs that participated in the contest cannot re-enter the country's national final.
The voting stays open for less than a week. Only the participating delegations can vote while the non-participating delegations can vote as well but as part of the "Rest of the World".
This is the list with the editions in which every country made their début:
|Ed.||Country making its début entry|
|#26||Armenia, Austria, Croatia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Lithuania, Netherlands, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland|
|#27||Andorra, Estonia, Luxembourg, Monaco, Poland|
|#28||France, Greece, Norway, San Marino, Turkey, Ukraine|
|#29||Belarus, Iceland, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Russia|
|#30||Cyprus, Italy, Moldova|
|#26||Tel Aviv||Finland||Emma||Circle Of Light||98||Netherlands||Lithuania|
|#28||Amsterdam||San Marino||Roshelle||Body Adi||111||Netherlands||France|
|#29||Nice||Lithuania||Paula||How The Hell You|
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