Territrius

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Holy Kingdom of Territrius
Territrius
Flag of
Flag
Motto: Hail the King, hail the people
Capital
and largest city
Aquaticia
Official languages English & Latin
Recognised national languages English & Latin
Recognised regional languages Territrian
Government Enlightened absolutism
• King or 'The Baus'
Nicolas III
• Queen
Sofia Nizharadze
Area
• 
350 km2 (140 sq mi)
Population
• 2010 estimate
70,000
• Density
200/km2 (518.0/sq mi)
Currency π-doh (PD)
Date format DD/MM/YY
Drives on the right
Calling code +48
Internet TLD .tt

Territrius, officially The Holy Kingdom of Territrius, is a country to the South-East of Internatia. It is only bordered by Nicolas' Neighbour. Territrius is the oldest country of Internatia, having been founded more than 3,000 years ago. The most remarkable fact about this is that the borders of the country have not changed in all these years; it has always been a microstate. The father of the current Baus of Territrius, King Nicolas II, said that his ancestors have never tried to conquer other countries, because it would have meant that the royal family had to take care of more people, thus having less attention for every respective member of society. They did not want this, as they wanted to care about every Territrian as much as possible, and that might have lessened if they had tried to expand. This also means that the love of the Territrians for their royal family is quite big.


Territrius in the Internatia Song Contest[edit]

Katzenjammer, ISC's first winner

As TV could not find the funds to host a big National Final, they have asked The Baus whether it was fine to conduct an internal selection. Upon hearing this, however, Nicolas III himself decided to put forward an artist, Katzenjammer, an upcoming band, considering Territrius is too small to have worldwide stars. He let the artist pick which song would be most suitable for an international contest, and the members of Katzenjammer decided on performing Hey Ho (On the Devil's Back).

The first edition of the Internatia Song Contest, ISC in short, was watched by many Territrians, achieving great ratings. This was by no means a surprise as big television shows like this are scarce in Territrius. Although Katzenjammer were no favourites to bring home the big prize, they managed to win the contest. They were hailed as heroes and were granted portraits in the public part of the royal palace of Nicolas III, known as the Wall of Fame.

For the next edition however, Cottidie, the main newspaper of Territrius, held a public poll on how the entry should be chosen. The majority voted for a National Final, so Nicolas III gave TV permission to organise a National Final. However, Anouk, a famous singer, a good friend of Queen Sofia and the vocal coach of Princess Lana, asked Nicolas III whether she could represent Territrius. The public opinion changed immediately considering Anouk's popularity, and Anouk was allowed to go to ISC. Nicolas III afterwards promised to personally fund the National Final for the next edition, especially considering that that edition would be held in Territrius.

Contestants[edit]

Table key
  Winner
  Second place
  Third place
  Last place
  Disqualified
  Jury qualifier
  Did not compete
Edition Artist Title Place Points Semi Points
1st Katzenjammer "Hey, Ho, On the Devil's Back" 1 44 No semi finals
2nd Anouk "One Word" 21 31
3rd Nina Hagen "Der Spinner" 16 50
4th SNIPERmicSNIPER "Super Mario (Dubstep Remix)" 21 17
5th
Did Not Compete
6th Richard Cocciant "Marguerite" 17 26
7th Thundercore Empire "Elektro Orgasmus" 24 22
8th Hooverphonic "Vinegar & Salt" 3 130 1 97
9th Zbigniew Preisner "Lacrimosa" Failed to qualify 14 47
10th Moloko "Over & Over" Failed to qualify 18 38
11th Goran Bregovic & Sezen Aksu "Gül" Failed to qualify 13 58
12th Regina Spektor "Ballad of a Politician" 16 98 12 53
13th Susanne Sundfør "Knight of Noir" 21 55 8 66
14th Árstíðir "Shades" 7 110 3 92
15th Koji Kondo "The Legend of Zelda" Failed to qualify 21 36
16th Sébastien Tellier "L'amour et la violence" Failed to qualify 19 35
17th Daan "La Crise" 5 138 4 78
18th Joe Hisaishi "Kokoro no kakera" 9 118 9 70
19th Marble Sounds "Leave The Light On" Failed to qualify 14 53
20th Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros "Home" 5 151 2 105
21st Paper Aeroplanes "Lost" Failed to qualify 14 56
22nd Soweto Gospel Choir "Baba Yetu" 1 190 2 112
23rd Peter Gabriel "My Body Is A Cage" Failed to qualify 11 52
24th Ludovico Einaudi "Divenire" 11 113 Host country
25th Cœur De Pirate "Mistral Gagnant" 15 110 9 75
26th Siri Nilsen "Alle snakker sant" 10 128 3 72
27th Malukah "The Dragonborn Comes" 11 133 3 80
28th Ozark Henry "Intersexual" Failed to qualify 18 49
29th Nobuo Uematsu "To Zanarkand" Failed to qualify 21 45
30th Maya's Moving Castle "When You Wish Upon The Stars"