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Georgia select Grigol Kipshidze for 2017 Junior Eurovision Song Contest

Grigol Kipshidze {copyright: adjarasport.com/x factor Georgia}
Grigol Kipshidze {copyright: adjarasport.com/x factor Georgia}

The host nation, Georgia, have selected 12 years old, Grigol Kipshidze, to represent them at the 2017 Junior Eurovision Song Contest to be held in Tblisi in November. Grigol was internally selected by the broadcaster, GPB.

The song will be revealed in the coming weeks. He was a finalist on the 2017 X Factor Georgia.

Georgia have won the Junior Eurovision three times.

You can see Grigol perform Earth Song by Michael Jackson on X Factor Georgia below.

Source: www.junioreurovision.tv; ESC Covers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgxAcyp6x1o

Helena Meraai to represent Belarus at 2017 Junior Eurovision Song Contest with ‘Ya samaja’

Helena Meraai {copyright: Belarus 24}
Helena Meraai {copyright: Belarus 24}

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Helena Meraai has been chosen to represent Belarus at the 2017 Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Georgia in November with her song Ya samaja (I am). She won the top votes from the public and expert jury to earn the right to carry the Belarussian flag to Tbilis

In an outstanding show of songs of a very high standard 10 acts took to the stage.

Helena MeraaiYa samaja
Anastasiya TimofeyevichVolshebniy svet
Ruslana Panchishina Tantsui so mnoy
Elina Mataras Ty reshaesh sam
Yaroslav Sokolikov Okean
Stefaniya Sokolova Mama
Arina Pekhtereva & Anastasia DmitrachkovaMuzyka-Vselennaja
Quartet of the National Center for Children’s Creativity V. MulyavinProdolzhay idti
Mariya Zhilina Vyshei
Anastasiya ZhabkoLetim k mechtam

There was also an interval of top junior acts including Alexander Minyonok (2016 Belarus JESC entrant). One of the hosts of the show was Mr Cheesecake himself Teo (2014 ESC Belarus).

You can see Helena perform her winning song below.

Source: ESC Covers

Misha will sing for Armenia at the 2017 Junior Eurovision Song Contest

Misha {copyright: AMPTV}
Misha {copyright: AMPTV}

The public broadcaster AMPTV have internally selected Misha to represent Armenia at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Georgia in November.

Misha is just nine years old and has already been singing since he was four. His first song and music video were a big hit in Armenia in 2015. The song was called Poqrik Karabakhtsi.

The song for Junior Eurovision for Misha will be revealed later in the year.

You can see the AMPTV introduction to Misha and also his big hit song Poqrik Karabakhtsi.

Source: www.junioreurovision.tv; ESC Covers

Gianluca Cilia to represent Malta at the 2017 Junior Eurovision Song Contest

Gianluca Cilia {copyright: TVM}
Gianluca Cilia {copyright: TVM}

Gianluca Cilia, who is 9 years old, has been chosen to represent Malta at the 2017 Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Tbilisi, Georgia. In the Malta national final he performed the Italian song by Massimo Ranieri, Perdere L’Amore, and impressed the watching televoting public.

10 acts competed in the final where they all performed a cover song.

  • Thea Aquilina
    Jahel Cardona
    Gianluca Cilia
    Kira Copperstone
    Riona Degiorgio
    Rianne Demicoli
    Aidan Jay Drakard
    Demi Galea
    Kylie Meilak
    Veronica Rotin

The interval consisted of outstanding performances by previous Malta Junior Eurovision acts – Federica Falzon (2014), Gaia Cauchi (2013), Destiny (2015) and Christina Magrin (2016).

The song for Gianluca Cilia for Junior Eurovision will be selected later in the year. You can see his performance in the final below.

Source: ESC Covers

 

Polina Bogusevich will represent Russia at the 2017 Junior Eurovision Song Contest

Polina Bogusevich {copyright: eurosong.hr}
Polina Bogusevich {copyright: eurosong.hr}

Polina Bogusevich won a hotly contested 21 strong contestants final and will represent Russia at the 2017 Junior Eurovision Song Contest to be held in Tbilisi, Georgia later this year. Her song is titled Kryly (Wings).

The national selection took place at the Artek International Children Centre in Crimea.

You can see Polina’s live performance of Kryly below.

Source: ESC Covers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kue61OInasM

Anna Trincher performs ‘SOS’ at Troitska square in Kiev

Anna Trincher {copyright: ESC Covers}
Anna Trincher {copyright: ESC Covers}

Anna Trincher performed her new song SOS in Troitska square in Kiev today. Anna looked confident on the stage and her enthusiasm and energy shone through.

Anna represented Ukraine at the 2015 Junior Eurovision Song Contest and is certainly an artist to watch for in the future.

You can see Anna perform her upbeat song SOS below.

Source: ESC Covers