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 The Netherlands.
The Netherlands debuted at the inaugural Contest in 2003, in Copenhagen, Denmark. Roel finished in eleventh place with his entry “Mijn ogen zeggen alles”, scoring 23 points. This included one set of twelve points from Belgium.
The most successful entry from The Netherlands was in 2009, when the Contest took place in Kyiv, Ukraine, Ralf Mackenbach finished in first place with his entry “Click Clack”, scoring 121 points. This included four sets of twelve points – from Belgium, Romania, Sweden and the EBU.
The most recent Dutch entry was in 2019, when the Contest took place in Gliwice, Poland. Matheu finished in fourth place with his entry “Dans met jou”, scoring 186 points. This included four sets of twelve points – from Armenia, Australia, France and Portugal.
This year, The Netherlands will be represented by Unity with their song “Best Friends”. Will Unity take The Netherlands to their second victory?
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