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JESC 2016: Alexander Minyonok wins Belarusian national final

BELARUS – It was an exciting national selection in Belarus as two kids tied for winning the ticket to Malta’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Olga Konovalova and Alexander Minyonok ended up in a tie after jury and public voting while they were competing in a ten bidders line up. Although Olga Konovalova won the public voting, due to jury voting there was a tie with Alexander and the jury resolved it in favour of the later. Therefore “Muzyka Tvoikh Pobed” will be the song ... | read the full story here

August 26, 2016 11:36 pm // 0 Comments

JESC 2016: Israel might return to the contest

ISRAEL – Based on a Twitter post, there seems to be happy news from Israel. After participating only once in 2012, Israel considers potential return to the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest. With 14 countries already confirmed their participation including the return of Cyprus, Israel could be the 15th country joining the show which will have totally new format in terms of broadcast hour, voting system and show details. DID YOU KNOW? Israel announced on 10 July 2012 that they will ... | read the full story here

August 21, 2016 4:55 pm // 0 Comments

JESC 2016: Malta calls for composers, authors

MALTA – Public Broadcasting Services has issued a call for Maltese composers and authors interested in writing a song with which Maltese singer Christina Magrin will be representing Malta in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2016. Christina Magrin has been chosen from among 20 singers who all interpreted a song of their choice during a session at the Mediterranean Conference Centre, and which had been broadcast live on TVM. The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2016, with the theme Embrace, ... | read the full story here

August 18, 2016 7:22 pm // 0 Comments

JESC 2016: Georgia back to national final for Malta

GEORGIA – One of the successful countries in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, Georgia, announced their official confirmation to participate in the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest. This time the participant will be decided through a national selection, something that hasn’t happened since 2011. Therefore, those interested in participating and are aged 9-14 can send their songs and personal information by September 25th to E-mail: junioreurovision@gpb.ge Address: #68 Kostava ... | read the full story here

August 18, 2016 4:52 pm // 0 Comments

JESC 2016: listen to the Belarusian hopefuls for Malta

BELARUS – The 2016 Belarusian national final will take place on August 26th and already the national broadcaster revealed the participants and their songs. Below you can listen to the 10 hopefuls for Malta and have a say in the comments below for your own favourite. The videos below show the artists presenting their songs in the BTRC morning show while the rehearsals are ongoing. The ten hopefuls selected out of 45 submissions and the result will be decided by jury and public voting on ... | read the full story here

August 18, 2016 4:45 pm // 1 Comment

JESC 2016: Has Russian national final winner leaked?

RUSSIA – With the national final taken place today and recorded for tomorrow’s official broadcast, it seems that the winner and ultimately the 2016 Russian representative in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest has leaked. The national final took place at Artke Childen Camp in Crimea with 16 participating acts. The mixed vote of jury and public voting (50% each) lead to Sofia Fisenko, Duet FRIENDS and Maria Zhuravleva to the super final. It was Sofia who seems to have taken the ticket ... | read the full story here

August 16, 2016 12:34 am // 0 Comments

JESC 2016: Ukrainian semi finalists decided; watch the show again online

UKRAINE – The finalists of the National Selection for JESC-2016 have been determined. Twelve Ukrainian hopefuls will continue to compete for the right to represent the country in Malta. The National Final is scheduled for 10 September. The list of the finalists with the points from the jury is below:   № Name of the participant Points 1. Anastasiia Bahinska, song “Mii svit” (My world) 60 2 Andrii Boiko, song “Open your heart” 60 3 Sofiia Shkidchenko, song “Dolce ... | read the full story here

August 14, 2016 11:58 pm // 0 Comments

JESC 2016: Anahit Adamyan and Mary Vardanyan represent Armenia in Malta

PRESS RELEASE / ARMENIA – Today the Public Television Company of Armenia has officially announced that after a careful internal selection by its creative team, made up of music industry professionals and stars, it was decided that Anahit Adamyan and Mary Vardanyan will represent Armenia at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2016 and will perform a duet on the big stage in Malta. Anahit is 13 years old. Despite the fact that she was born in Sochi (Russia), she has a very strong connection ... | read the full story here

August 10, 2016 2:00 pm // 1 Comment

Cyprus returns to Junior Eurovision and calls for songs

CYPRUS – Cypriot national broadcaster announced its return to the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest which will take place in Malta on November 20th. The national broadcaster, CyBC calls for songs to be submitted. This makes Cyprus the 13th country participating in the contest. Until 9th of September those interested can submit a song at jesccyprus@cybc.com.cy. The final selection will be made internally by a professional jury. In the 13 years of Junior Eurovision, Cyprus has 8 ... | read the full story here

August 6, 2016 11:08 am // 1 Comment

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