Georgia’s last three Junior Eurovision contestants, Tamar Edilashvili, Giorgi Rostiashvili and Sandra Gadelia united for a special one off performance to see in the new year.
The TV special was broadcast at midnight (Georgia time) on December 31st 2020 and included many Georgian artists associated with the show ‘Ranina’
Titled ‘New Year musical – masterpieces of film music’ the Junior contestants delivered a version of ‘Oh Happy Day’ which has featured in many films, perhaps most notably ‘Sister Act 2′ featuring Whoopie Goldberg’
Watch the Junior Eurovision stars perform below:
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Artem Fokin (Артём Фокин) who participated in the Russian 2020 Junior Eurovision selection added another Eurovision song to his YouTube channel today with the release of a cover of Zero Gravity ( Kate Miller- Heidke).
Artem impressed many with his vocal range in the song “Vozmi moyu ruku” (Возьми мою руку) which placed well in the 2020 the Russia Junior Eurovision selection final after a flawless live performance.
On his growing YouTube channel, Artem today released a cover of a song perfectly suited to his Soprano voice – Kate Miller- Heidke ‘Zero Gravity’ from the 2019 Eurovision Song contest in Tel Aviv.
Valentina has won the 2020 Junior Eurovision Song Contest for France with her song J’imagine. In the end it was an overwhelming victory for France who received a total of 200 points (combined jury and public voting). Second was Kazakhstan with 152 points and Spain were third with 133 points.
France were selected to sing last and what a bright and upbeat ending it was to a wonderfully produced show considering the difficult circumstances of this year. Congratulations to EBU and TVP for an excellent production.
The interval act included the Polish 2020 Eurovision song, Empires, by Alicja Szemplińska and a unique version of the 2019 Eurovision winning song, Arcade, by Duncan Laurence with Roksana Węgiel and Viki Gabor (the 2018 and 2019 winning acts at JESC for Poland. All the 2020 JESC performers sang the Common Song, Move The World.
So, congratulations to Valentina and France on a well deserved victory. You can see Valentina with her performance of J’imagine below.
A virtual press conference took place with all 12 participants of the 2020 Junior Eurovision Song Contest today. Each acts was introduced and was asked something about their country and to sing their favourite part of their JESC song.
Questions were asked from journalists to some of the singers – ESC Covers had questions raised to the singers of France (Valentina), Georgia (Sandra) and Poland (Ala).
Today the dress rehearsal would take place (but not for viewing by the public or journalists) –