Junior EurovisionMalta 2014

Julia Kedhammar: “I hope my country will be proud of me!” [Interview]

In the build-up to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, escXtra.com decided it was time to have a chat with the contestants! Today, Sweden’s Julia Kedhammar speaks to us. Read what she had to say below!
escXtra.com: Hey Julia! How are you, such a short time before the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2014?
Julia Kedhammar: Fine thank you! I am very nervous but also excited!
X: How do you feel representing  Sweden in Malta?
J: It is a big honour and I am very happy they chose me! I will do my best and have fun and I hope my country will be proud of me.
X: Could you tell us something about yourself?
Something not everybody knows is that I play football on my freetime and I love playing drums, and that I am frightened of spiders. 🙂 And now, I am dubbing two series from English to Swedish and they are going on TV soon!
X: Who are your musical idols? Do you perhaps have a (Junior) Eurovision song you like a lot?
J: Bruno Mars and Beyonce. I like all of the JESC songs, but Around, by Julia is very good!
X: What is your songDu Är Inte Ensam, about?
J: It is about all the thoughts everybody has, how to fit in. But I want to tell everybody to just be who you are, and you will never be alone.
X: What are you most looking forward to in Malta?
J: Everything!! I will enjoy every second. I want to make new friends, have fun and do what I love: perform!
X: Now, to get to know you a bit better, what are your favourite subjects at school?
J: Swedish and Music!
X: What is your favourite food?
J: Pasta with pesto, the way my mother does it!
X: What are your other hobbies, besides singing?
J: Football, hanging with friends and family and songwriting. Also I love photographing, taking pictures!
X: Finally, do you have a message for the readers of escXtra.com?
J: Thank you for all of your support, you make my days!! Hope you all are having a good time. And always remember, you are not alone, and you are damn good just as you are.
If you want to know more of me, you can follow me on social media!
Instagram: Juliakedhammar
Facebook: Julia Kedhammar Official
Youtube: Julia Kedhammar
Vine: Julia Kedhammar
Thank you! Love, Julia
We thank Julia Kedhammar for his time and would like to wish her the best of luck in this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest! Listen to her entry, Du Är Inte Ensam, below!

Nick van Lith

I'm one of the founding members of ESCXTRA.com. Eleven years after the start, I'm proud to say that I am now the Editor-in-Chief of this wonderful website. When I'm not doing Eurovision stuff, you should be able to find me teaching German to kids... And cheering on everything and everyone Greek, pretty much. Pame Ellada!

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