The spotlight starts to focus on Malta

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A contest is fast approaching in the heart of the Mediterranean. In less than a month, 16 countries will be competing to win the 12th Junior Eurovision Song Contest.  Over the past few months, youngsters from all over Europe have been singing and writing, hoping to win a place at Europe’s premier song contest for 10-15 year olds.

Here we look at the 16 songs that will be competing on Saturday 15 November.  As we’ve said previously, the draw will be made in the week before the contest.  So here we present the songs in alphabetical order by country.

Armenia – ‘People of the Sun’ by Betty

Belarus – ‘Sokal’ by Nadezhda Misyakova

Bulgaria – Planet of the children’ by Krisia, Hasan & Ibrahim

Croatia – ;Game over’ by Josie

Cyprus – ‘I pio omorfi mera’ by Sophia Patsalides

Georgia – ‘Happy day’ by Lizi Pop

Italy – ‘Tu primo grande amore’ by Vincenzo Cantiello

Malta – ‘Diamonds’ by Federica Falzon

Montenegro – ‘Budi dijete na jedan dan’ by Maša Vujadinovic and Lejla Vulic

Netherlands – ‘Around’ by Julia

Russia – ‘Dreamer’ by Alisa Kozhikina

San Marino – ‘Breaking my heart’ – The Peppermints

Serbia – ‘Svet u mojim ocima’ by Emilija Djonin

Slovenia – ‘Nisi sam’ by Ula Lozar

Sweden – ‘Du är inte ensam’ by Julia Kedhammar

Ukraine – ‘Pryyde vesna’ by Sympho-Nick

I’m sure you’ll agree that this year’s crop of songs is especially good, and a great show seems guaranteed.  Let us know which your favourites are.


Author: John Stanton

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