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ROTTERDAM 2007

The Netherlands organizes the 2007 Junior Eurovision edition through AVRO at Ahoy arena in Rotterdam. Sipke Jan Bousema & Kim-Lian van der Meij hosted the show on December 8th. 17 countries participated. Katie Melua, Chipz, all participants singing “One World” covered the interval act. Viewers in Europe vote by telephone and SMS. Each country’s 10 favourites are awarded 1 to 8, 10 and 12 points based on the number of votes.

AVRO won the rights to host the show over HRT of Croatia (who didn’t actually participate in this contest) and CyBC of Cyprus. The budget for the contest was stated to be more than €2,000,000. Belarus won the Contest by a single point over Armenia. The winning performer was Alexey Zhigalkovich, singing S Druzyami (With Friends). This was Belarus’ second win; they won for the first time in 2005.

VOTING GRID: FINAL

COUNTRY PERFORMER(S) SONG TITLE PTS RANK
01 Georgia Mariam Romelashvili Odelia Ranuni 116 04
02 Belgium Trust Anders 019 15
03 Armenia Arevik Erazanq 136 02
04 Cyprus Yiorgos Ioannides I Musiki Dini Ftera 029 14
05 Portugal Jorge Leiria Só Quero é Cantar 015 16
06 Russia Alexandra Golovchenko Otlichnitsa 105 06
07 Romania 4Kids Sha-la-la 054 10
08 Bulgaria Bon-Bon Bonbolandiya 086 07
09 Serbia Nevena Božović Piši Mi 120 03
10 Netherlands Lisa, Amy & Shelley Adem In, Adem Uit 039 11
11 FYR Macedonia Rosica Kulakova & Dimitar Stojmenovski Ding Ding Dong 111 05
12 Ukraine Ilona Halytska Urok Hlamuru 056 09
13 Sweden Frida Sandén Nu Eller Aldrig 083 08
14 Malta Cute Music 037 12
15 Greece Made In Greece Kapou Mperdeftika 014 17
16 Lithuania Lina Jurevičiūtė (Lina Joy) Kai Miestas Snaudžia 033 13
17 Belarus Alexey Zhigalkovich S Druz’yami 137 01