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LEMESOS 2008

In 2008 Cyprus national broadcaster hosted for the first time a Eurovision event at the Spyros Kyprianou Athletic Center, a newly made venue which was fully equipped for such an event. Junior Eurovision took place on November 22nd hosted by Alex Michael & Sophia Paraskeva. 15 countries took part and viewers of each participating country vote by telephone and SMS, which counts for 50%. Each country’s 10 favourites are awarded 1 to 8, 10 and 12 points based on the number of vote. A jury in each country also has a 50% say in the outcome. Fun In The Sun was the motto of the event and Georgia won the contest with an absolute favourite song. Azerbaijan was suppose to debut but withdrawn the very last moment.

VOTING GRID: FINAL

COUNTRY PERFORMER(S) SONG TITLE PTS RANK
01 Romania Mădălina & Andrada Salvaţi Planeta 058 09
02 Armenia Monika Manucharova Im Ergi Hnchyune 059 08
03 Belarus Dasha, Alina & Karina Sertse Belarusi 086 06
04 Russia Mihail Puntov Spit Angel 073 07
05 Greece Niki Yiannouchu Kapoia Nychta 019 14
06 Georgia Bzikebi Bzz… 154 01
07 Belgium Oliver Shut Up 045 11
08 Bulgaria Krestiana Kresteva Edna Mechta 015 15
09 Serbia Maja Mazić Uvek Kad U Nebo Pogledam 037 12
10 Malta Daniel Testa Junior Swing 100 04
11 Netherlands Marissa 1 Dag 027 13
12 Ukraine Victoria Petryk Matrosy 135 02
13 Lithuania Eglė Jurgaitytė Laiminga Diena 103 03
14 Macedonia Bobi Andonov Prati Mi SMS 093 05
15 Cyprus Elena Mannouri & Charis Savva Gioupi Gia! 046 10
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