Azerbaijan Returns to Junior Eurovision with Sona Azizova

Azerbaijan will make their return to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest this year, with the nation last participating in 2018. This will mark the nation’s fourth appearance at the contest.

Sona Azizova will represent Azerbaijan at Junior Eurovision this year after being internally selected by broadcaster İTV. Sona participated on the first season of The Voice Kids Azerbaijan, where she finished in second place. Her Junior Eurovision entry will be revealed at a later date.

Azerbaijan made their Junior Eurovision debut in 2012 with Suada Alakbarova and Omar Sultanov. The duo performed ‘Girls and Boys (Dünya Sənindir)’ and finished 11th overall. In 2013, the nation sent Rustam Karimov with the song ‘Me and My Guitar’, achieving the nation’s best result thus far, 7th place.

After an extended break from the contest, the nation returned in 2018 with Fidan Huseynova and her song ‘I Wanna Be Like You’ which finished in 16th place. Re-watch her performance below: