Back in August, it was announced that Azerbaijan would be returning to Junior Eurovision this year. Along with the announcement came the confirmation that Sona Azizova would represent them in Paris. Today, her entry was released.
Sona Azizova was internally-selected to represent Azerbaijan at the 2021 Junior Eurovision Song Contest back in the summer. Earlier this year, Sona finished second in the first season of The Voice Kids Azerbaijan.
The song was written and composed by Maria Broberg, Francisco Faria, Martin Wiik, Hampus Eurenius, Javid Shahbazbayov and Sona herself.
You can watch the music video below:
About Junior Eurovision 2021
Only days after Valentina’s win, the EBU were quick to confirm that we will be travelling to France for the 19th edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. The contest will take place on December 19th at La Seine Musicale. The slogan of the contest will be Imagine, and the logo was unveiled in August. At this time it is uncertain if the contest will be held in person or remotely once more. Recently the EBU outlined a series of planned scenarios to satisfy the conditions at the time.
In total, the following 19 countries have been confirmed by the EBU as taking part in the 19th edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest:
- Albania – Anna Gjebrea
- Armenia – Maléna
- Azerbaijan – Sona Azizova
- Bulgaria – Deni & Marti
- France – Enzo
- Germany – Pauline
- Georgia – Nikoloz Kajaia
- Ireland – Maiú Levi Lawlor
- Italy – Elisabetta Lizza
- Kazakhstan – Beknur Jánibekuly & Álınur Khamzin
- Malta – Ike and Kaya
- Netherlands – Ayana
- North Macedonia – Dajte Muzika
- Poland – Sara James
- Portugal – Simão Oliveira
- Russia – Tanya Mezhentseva
- Serbia – Jovana and Dunja
- Spain – Levi Díaz
- Ukraine – Olena Usenko
Among the 19 we see returns for Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Ireland, Italy, North Macedonia and Portugal. However there are withdrawals for Australia again, and of course the expulsion of Belarus. The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021 will be broadcast live on December 19 and starts at 17:00 CET.
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