Both Malta and Kazakhstan have today announced the lucky artists that will compete for a chance to represent their countries at Junior Eurovision 2020.
The 12 contestants who will compete an MJESC2020 for Malta are:
Yulan Law and Gianluca Cilia
Kaya Gouder Curmi
Zaira Mifsud and Eksenia Sammut
Mychael Bartolo Chircop
In an announcement on the official Junior Eurovision channel earlier today, it was announced that over 70 entrants hoping to represent the country at Junior Eurovision, had been whittled down to five:
Linnea May (13, from Friedrichsdorf in Hessen)
Malaika (14, from Herrsching in Bayern)
Davit (12, from Neustadt in Rheinland-Pfalz)
Leroy Kay (13, from Neuruppin in Brandenburg)
Susan (13, from Berlin)
The five remaining contestants will now perform before a panel of judges, who will decide the contestant that will represent Germany for the first time at Junior Eurovision.
T.V Channel KIKA will be following the process in two special shows ‘Junior Eurovision Song Contest – Das Casting’ which will air at 20:00 on the 1st and 2nd September.
As Special Junior Eurovision page has been set up where you meet and listen to the contestants here:
Almost one year on from her Victory at Junior Eurovision 2019, Viki Gabor today added to her already impressive repertoire with the release of a new single ‘Not Gonna Get It’
Available now on all major streaming platforms, the uptempo dance track is accompanied by a (very) colorful video which features, a ‘Back to the future’ Delorian car sporting fluffy shocking pink seat covers!
A worthwhile enterprise in Armenia sees a new release of a song and video for “Peace” Project for Children’s Day for 1 June. Many famous local junior singers participated in the project. The idea was to see the importance of Peace from the children’s perspective.
The singers taking part were – Yeva Abrahamyan, Elina Cholakhyan, Maggie Badiryan, Karen Ohanyan, Ani Mnatsakanyan, Melissa, Anahit Arakelyan, Mary and Levon Serobyan, Erik Zakyan, Levon Nazaryan, Nare Juguryan
The artists taking part were: Irina Tovmasyan, Armen Soghoyan, Masha Mnjoyan, Lena Ghazaryan, Yeva Yeganyan, Berta, repper Def Loss, Nare Zakaryan, Anahit Nersisyan and others.
The lyrics are by Armen Virabyan, with samples used of Paruyr Sevak (a famous Armenian writer). The music is by Armen Virabyan with samples of Morcheeba. The editing is by Robert Babayan with direction by ArmDream Production.
You can see the official video for the “Peace” Project below.
CyBC, the broadcaster of Cyprus, has announced the name of their representative for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Georgia. Nicole Nicolaou has been internally chosen by the broadcaster to represent Cyprus on November 26 in Tbilisi. The young performer will sing the song “I Wanna Be A Star” written by Constantinos Christoforou. Constantinos has represented Cyprus at the Eurovision Song Contest as a solo singer in 1996 with “Mono yia mas” and 2005 with “Ela Ela (come baby)” and as a member of the band One in 2002 with “Gimme”.
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and the Georgian Public Broadcaster, GPB, have today confirmed that Georgia will host the 15th Junior Eurovision Song Contest in November 2017. It is the first time that Georgia will host a Eurovision event.
11 year old Mariam Mamadashvili triumphed in November last year in Valletta, with her pitch perfect performance of Mzeo topping the table with 239 points. The EBU and GPB are pleased to reveal that as last year’s winners GPB were given first option to host the 2017 competition, and they have agreed.
Jon Ola Sand, the EBU’s Head of Live Events said; “The EBU are delighted to announce that GPB will be the host broadcaster of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017. As Georgia has won the JESC the most times we are pleased that we can finally bring Europe’s favourite youth show to a new country that has shown such dedication to the Contest. Last year’s competition showed that JESC is an invaluable platform for public service broadcasters to support their young talent, and we have full confidence that GPB will host another great show this November”.
Eurovision Georgia has won the Contest, which began in 2003, a record three times but this is the first time that the event will be held in the country. Further details concerning dates, venue, tickets and accreditation for the 2017 edition of the competition will be announced in the coming months.
Today the E B U announced that the 2015 JUNIOR EUROVISION SONG CONTEST will be held in SOFIA, BULGARIA in NOVEMBER. It puzzles me a little that such announcements are made in the high season of ADULT EUROVISION as very few people now pay attention to JUNIOR EUROVISION. So we are just mentioning it but will report more after Vienna. I can also announce that I will be attending it – it will be my first – I am not that much into Junior Eurovision but I have always wanted to go to Bulgaria and this is probably the only way to do it.