#JESC20: Junior Eurovision A-Z – Part 2/6

Welcome to our first A-Z series of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest – ahead of the 2020 Contest in Warsaw. Today, we look at our first ever F, G, H and I…

F is for…

“Fili gia panta” was the first ever entry to be performed at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Nicolas Ganopoulos took to the stage in 2003 for Greece, when the inaugural Contest took place in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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G is for…

Georgia are the most successful participating country at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, having won the Contest three times. Mariam Mamadashvili took their third victory in 2016, with her song “Mzeo”.

Video: YouTube/EBU

H is for…

Helena Meraai represented Belarus at the 2017 Junior Eurovision Song Contest with her song “I Am the One”. The following year, Helena was one of the trio of presenters at the 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest.

Video: YouTube/EBU

I is for…

Ireland have participated at five Junior Eurovision Song Contests to date. Zena Donnelly earned Ireland their best position to date – tenth – with her entry “Bríce ar Bhríce”, in 2016, when the Contest took place in Valletta, Malta.

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Join us tomorrow as we continue our A-Z of Junior Eurovision, during the 2020 Contest week.

Author: Richard Taylor

Source: Eurovision Ireland

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