Life after JESC: Anastasiya Petryk
KYIV, UKRAINE – Through this series of posts oikotimes.com would like to present information about the Junior Eurovision Song Contest winners after-winning-life. What happened to the JESC winners after their triumph in the contest?
In 2009, at the age of 7, Anastasiya Petryk appeared on the second season of Ukraine’s Got Talent with her older sister Viktoria “Vika” Petryk, who represented Ukraine in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2008, finishing in second place.
Even though Anastasiya was only supporting her sister backstage, the judges invited her to sing a song with her sister Victoria. After singing I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll, they were invited to take part in the show together, reaching the semi-finals. That year Anastasiya also won the first prize in the “Moloda Halychyna” and second prize in the “Black Sea Games 2009”.
In 2010, at the International Popular Music competition “New Wave Junior 2010” held in Artek, Ukraine, Anastasiya won the first prize in the younger age group (8 to 12 years old). Her sister Viktoria won in the older age group.
In 2012, Anastasiya Petryk won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2012 with the song “Nebo”. She set new records from both largest winning margin in Junior Eurovision with 138 points (35 points ahead of 2nd. place) and largest percentage of 12-point scores, being awarded 12 points by all the voting countries plus an international jury that could vote for her.
2010 “Oh! Darling”
2010 “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll”
2011 “When You Believe”
2013 “Number One”