Over the course of November and on the lead up to the 2020 Junior Eurovision Song Contest, we will be celebrating the countries that have participated at the Contest. Today, we celebrate North Macedonia.
North Macedonia debuted at the inaugural Contest in 2003, in Copenhagen, Denmark. Marija and Viktorija finished in twelfth place with her entry “Ti ne me poznavaš”, scoring 19 points.
The most successful entry from Cyprus came twice in 2007, when the Contest took place in Rotterdam, The Netherlands and in 2008, when the Contest took place in Limassol, Cyprus. In 2007, Rosica Kulakova & Dimitar Stojmenovski finished in fifth place with their entry “Ding Ding Dong”, scoring 111 points. This included three sets of twelve points – from Bulgaria, Serbia and the EBU.
In 2008, Bobi Andonov finished in fifth place with his entry “Prati mi SMS”, scoring 93 points. This included one set of twelve points from the EBU.
The most recent North Macedonian entry was in 2019, when the Contest took place in Gliwice, Poland. Mila Moskov finished in sixth place with her entry “Fire”, scoring 150 points. This included one set of twelve points from the Malta.
In 2015 in Tblisi, Georgia, John chatted to Ivana Petkovska and Magdalena Aleksovska ahead of their performance of “Pletenka”.
Join us tomorrow and throughout November, as we celebrate the countries that have participated at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest.
Author: Richard Taylor
Source: Eurovision Ireland