Junior Eurovision

Here you will find all the news about the world of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest.

🇰🇿 Kazakhstan to place bid to host Junior Eurovision 2020?

🇰🇿 Kazakhstan to place bid to host Junior Eurovision 2020?

At last month’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest, Kazakhstan won the silver medal courtesy of Yerzhan Maksim’s impressive performance of “Armanyńnan Qalma”. Now, broadcaster Khabar Agency has turned their attention towards next year’s contest. Kazakh bid being “discussed” According to Eurofestivales, directors at Kazakh broadcaster Khabar Agency are discussing whether to bid to host next year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest. This follows a similar interest in hosting the 2019 contest in which it was revealed that the contest would have been moved to October in order to the extreme weather conditions in the Kazakh capital of Nursultan. Between November and March, temperatures in Nursultan rarely rise above freezing. In November, Nursultan has a daily mean temperature of -5 degrees celsius with an all-time record low of -39 degrees celsius. A change in rules required? Whether the EBU would consider a bid from an EBU associate member remains to be seen, although it is believed to be against the current rules of the competition. For example, in the adult contest, fellow associate member Australia would have to choose a European country to host in case of victory. EBU looking away from Poland? Head of Polish broadcaster TVP, Jacek Kurski, has also hinted …
EBU releases detailed jury voting results for Junior Eurovision 2019

EBU releases detailed jury voting results for Junior Eurovision 2019

As is the case with the adult Eurovision Song Contest, following the conclusion of a Junior Eurovision Song Contest, the European Broadcasting Union releases the detailed voting results of the event. Now, these have been unveiled for this afternoon’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019. The detailed voting results! Click here to find out the rankings from every juror in every country on jesc.tv! Using these statistics, you can now see in which order each of the five jurors in each national jury ranked the other eighteen songs their nation was competing against. That’s a total of 95 individual juror rankings! This always makes for very interesting reading! Of course, with no national televotes in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, there are no televote breakdowns to reveal, rendering the last column of these national voting breakdowns unused. Poland takes victory Earlier today, Viki Gabor gave Poland their second consecutive win in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Tell us what you find! Have a look through all nineteen national jury breakdowns and let us know what interesting findings you discover via our social media pages @ESCXTRA!
Full Junior Eurovision 2019 online voting results: Poland beats Spain by 212,000 votes

Full Junior Eurovision 2019 online voting results: Poland beats Spain by 212,000 votes

This afternoon, the combination of an online vote and a professional jury vote chose Poland as the winner of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019! The EBU revealed exactly how many online votes were cast worldwide. Therefore, it is possible for us to work out how many online votes each entry received! 3.77 million online votes Yes, the hosts of the show revealed that a total of 3.77 million votes were cast online over the two voting periods! Reversing the points conversion process Therefore, if we take the total number of votes and the number of points each entry received from the online voting, we can calculate how many online votes each country received. Of course, this is because the online voting points are determined by the percentage of online votes received. With 1,102 online voting points available, as this was the total amount of points given out by the national juries, this means that the EBU would have had to round the points equivalent of the voting percentages to the nearest point. Therefore, we have rounded our own online vote calculations to the nearest one thousand to allow for the roundings used earlier in the conversion process. Indeed, the numbers …
Poland wins Junior Eurovision 2019!

Poland wins Junior Eurovision 2019!

Viki Gabor from Poland has won Junior Eurovision 2019! Giving Poland their second JESC win in a row. Full results Poland won the contest, with Kazakhstan the runners-up and Spain completing the top 3. This gives Poland their second win in a row in Junior Eurovision, as Viki Gabor’s “Superhero” helps them get back-to-back victories. Are you happy with the winner? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!
WATCH LIVE: Junior Eurovision 2019

WATCH LIVE: Junior Eurovision 2019

It’s time!  The 2019 Junior Eurovision Song Contest is live from the Gliwice Arena in Gliwice, Poland. Follow the official live stream below as well as tweets from the ESCXTRA team on the ground.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JLX6gos1_6k Tweets by escxtra
Junior Eurovision 2019: Download your scorecard here!

Junior Eurovision 2019: Download your scorecard here!

The day has arrived for 19 countries to compete for the title of 2019 Junior Eurovision champion, and to help you decide your favourite, we’ve created a handy little scorecard where you score all 19 acts during the show this evening. Put yourself in the seat of a juror, and score each entry on three elements – song, performance and staging. Give a score out of 10 for each of these elements and then total your score out of 30 at the end! Then, when it comes to voting, it will be much easier to find which 3, 4 or 5 acts you want to vote for. Print, share and score! Why not get your friends involved with the action in Gliwice? Share a picture of your scorecard on social media and tell us how you’re preparing for and enjoying tonight’s musical spectacular, by either tagging or mentioning us @ESCXTRA on social media or by using the hashtag #ESCXTRAScorecard. You can print out and download our scorecard below. Who will win tonight’s contest? In our annual XTRA Vote, our readers chose France as their winner, with Poland and Spain completing the top 3. Our own editors also had a vote …
📺 VIDEO: What does Junior Eurovision mean to you and your country?

📺 VIDEO: What does Junior Eurovision mean to you and your country?

Tim spoke with Mila Moskov (North Macedonia), Jordan Anthony (Australia), Anna Kearney (Ireland) and Isea Çili (Albania) and asked them what does Junior Eurovision mean to them and their country.
🇵🇱 Junior Eurovision completely home grown!

🇵🇱 Junior Eurovision completely home grown!

The broadcaster responsible for the organisation of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest and with addition, the broadcaster responsible for the Polish entry for their own contest, TVP has revealed that the team that have organised the contest since January contains no foreign members in the organisation committee. Therefore is exclusively made up of Polish talent. The contest will take part in Gliwice-Silesia on this coming Sunday (24th November) A change of plan. In the past 5 editions of the contest, so since 2014, the contest has had some level of foreign involvement among the native teams. This has meant the dismissal of Maltese show director Gordon Bonello, who first directed the contest since 2014 when the contest was hosted in Marsa, Malta. This isn’t the first time the contest, especially the junior variation has had foreign involvement at some level of the organisation and planning. In 2010 and 2011 when many nations did not have High Definition broadcasting capabilities the Swedish broadcaster SVT helped provide technical equipment to allow Belarus and Armenia broadcast the competition on HD. Are you looking forward to Junior Eurovision? Who are your favourites and who are you voting for? Tell us in the comments below …
ONLINE VOTING FOR JUNIOR EUROVISION 2019 IS NOW OPEN!

ONLINE VOTING FOR JUNIOR EUROVISION 2019 IS NOW OPEN!

Votes can be cast via vote.junioreurovision.tv NOW! Viewers from all over the world can vote for between three and five countries. The first round of voting is open right now and will close at 3.59pm CET on Sunday 24th 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. The votes cast during these two voting windows will make up 50% of the total result. The number of points allocated to each country will be determined by the percentage of the online vote received. The other 50% of the points will be determined by the professional juries across the nineteen participating countries. For a full explanation, watch the video below!
🇺🇦 LIVE DAY 4 REVIEW: Ukraine’s Sophia feeling the spirit of the music

🇺🇦 LIVE DAY 4 REVIEW: Ukraine’s Sophia feeling the spirit of the music

ESCXTRA are live in Poland at the Gliwice Arena press centre for day 4 of rehearsals ahead of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019! The countries rehearsing today, in chronological order, are North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Wales, Serbia, Spain, The Netherlands and Ukraine. Read our handy guide for a more detailed look at this contest’s rehearsal schedule. Rehearsing right now inside the Gliwice Arena is Sophia Ivanko, performing “The Spirit Of Music” for Ukraine. We will continue to update this article with any additional information, so make sure to keep refreshing for the most up-to-date review! REVIEW: Ukraine lets the screen do all the work – the ‘ribbons’ are not lit for most of the song making a unique effect. Flashes of light dance around the arena for the chorus and the camera spins around Sophia. There’s a lot of swirling imagery throughout but no central theme for the screens. For the climax Sophia spins as the camera is above showing more swirling imagery on the floor. Sophia is confident on stage, singing well and really feeling the music. And here’s a reminder of what we saw in their first rehearsal: 🇺🇦 DAY 2 REVIEW: A passionate and commanding performance from Ukraine’s Sophia …
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