After a year like no other, ESCXTRA can’t be in the Polish capital city of Warsaw to bring you live coverage of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020. Nevertheless, we bring you the next best thing… an overview of each of the twelve participating entries and all the details you need to cast your online votes right now!
In September 2020, The Netherlands selected Unity to represent them at the 2020 Junior Eurovision Song Contest with the song ‘Best Friends’. Their entry was written and composed by Robert Dorn.
Unity is unique, as they are the only group to compete at the 2020 Junior Eurovision Song Contest. The girl-group consists of Naomi (13), Maud (14), Jayda (13) and Demi (14).
We managed to speak to Unity about their Junior Eurovision participation, and you are able to find out more here:
The Netherlands at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest
The Netherlands debuted at Junior Eurovision in the inaugural contest in 2003. They are one of only two countries, along with Belarus, that have taken part in every contest since it began. The first Dutch act at the contest was Roel with “Mijn ogen zeggen alles”, which finished in 11th place.
The country’s first top three placing came in 2009 when they won the contest, held in Kyiv. Ralf Mackenbach represented the country with “Click Clack” and walked away victorious with 121 points. Since then, they have managed one more top three placing, in 2011, with Rachel’s “Teenager” which finished in 2nd place.
Last year, Matheu represented The Netherlands with “Dans met jou”. Scoring four sets of 12 points from the juries, he finished in 4th place with 186 points, including 81 points from the online vote.
Vote for THE NETHERLANDS now!
Votes can be cast via vote.junioreurovision.tv NOW! Viewers from all over the world can vote for three countries.
The first round of voting is open right now and will close at 4.59pm CET on Sunday 29th November, just before the beginning of the live broadcast. Then, voting will reopen during the show for fifteen minutes following the final performance so that any final votes can be cast.
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