2015 JESC Reviews – Russia – Mikhail Smirnov – Mechta

This year, Russia held a national final, where the young Mikhail Smirnov triumphed against all with his song Mechta (Dream). I will admit, the first time I listened to this song was for this review, which says something. There was something about this entry that I was really uninterested in, and my initial reservations turned…

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2015 JESC Review – Australia – Bella Paige – My Girls

As an Australian, I was so excited to hear about our participation in Junior Eurovision this year. Bella Paige, who participated in the Voice Kids will be Australia’s participant, and her song is called My Girls, penned by one of Australia’s biggest female voices, Delta Goodrem. When I first heard the song, I really didn’t…

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2015 JESC Review – Serbia – Lena Stamenkovic – Lenina Pesma

Since their debut in Junior Eurovision, Serbia has yet to win the title. This year, the country has sent a big voice in a little package. The talented Lena Stamenkovic was internally selected by the nation’s broadcaster, and then later on, they revealed the song Lenina Pesma. The song is a slow burn, similar to…

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2015 JESC Review – Slovenia – Lina Kuduzovic – Prva Ljubezen

This year, in the mini EMA format, Slovenia has chosen Lina Kuduzovic, who will be singing Prva Ljubezen (First Love). This is Slovenia’s second entry into Junior Eurovision, and both entries have been strong, female voices. We’ve heard the song in both the recorded and live forms, which gives an insight on how the song…

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2015 JESC Review – Malta – Destiny Chukunyere – Not My Soul

Malta has come to dominate Junior Eurovision since Gaia Cauchi, where they found their rhythm within the contest. This year, they have chosen the soulful Destiny Chukunyere with the song ‘Not My Soul.’ Destiny, in her colourful music video, brings out the soul in me. I think this is such a funky song that will…

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2015 Junior Eurovision host is…. Poli Genova!

With less than a month left to go before the 17 Junior Eurovision stars hit the stage in Arena Armeec, BNT has announced that the host of this year’s contest is none other than Poli Genova! Fans of Eurovision will recognise Poli Genova as the singer who participated for Bulgaria in 2011 with the song…

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Postcard Concept and Ticket Sales – More information released!

This week, the Junior Eurovision Team have released more information about the concept for the postcards for this year’s show, as well as information on ticket sales. For those who don’t know, postcards are short clips shown before the singer begins performing their song. It gives time for the production team to set up any…

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Italy’s Chiara and Martina present Viva

After winning on their debut to Junior Eurovision, the pressure is on to back up their performance by Vincenzo in 2014. To choose their act for this year, Italy held a televised final, where Chiara and Martina rose above all the other acts to win. The sisters then went into the studio where they worked…

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It’s Lena’s song for Serbia – Listen to it here! (JESC)

We recently reported that Serbia had chosen Lena Stamenkovic as their Junior Eurovision representative, and now, the song she will be singing and the official music video has been released. The song is titled Lenina Pesma, which translates to ‘Lena’s Song.’ The song is a ballad, but Lena brings the drama to the performance –…

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Georgia releases their Junior Eurovision Song!

Georgia have nailed Junior Eurovision, scoring a two wins and a bunch of great results in the recent years. Their success comes down to their left of centre, upbeat songs with big voices. This year is no exception. The band is called The Virus and the song is called Gabede, which translates to ‘Dare.’ To…

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