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

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 W, X, Y and Z…

W is for…

Welsh is one of only a handful of languages that has appeared at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, that have yet to feature at the Eurovision Song Contest. Last year, Erin Mai represented Wales with “Calon yn Curo”.

Video: YouTube/EBU

X is for…

X!NK represented Belgium at the inaugural Contest in Copenhagen, Denmark. They took to the stage in Forum Copenhagen, with their entry “De vriendschapsband”.

Video: YouTube/EBU

Y is for…

Yerevan hosted their first Eurovision event in 2011, when they held the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, at the Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex. Candy took victory for Georgia with “Candy Music”.

Video: YouTube/EBU

Z is for…

Zlata Ognevich co-hosted the 2013 Junior Eurovision Song Contest, following her participation in Malmo at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest. In Malmo, Zlata performed “Gravity”.

Video: YouTube/EBU

Join us throughout December, as we continue our A-Z of Eurovision, that we have been bringing you throughout the summer.

Author: Richard Taylor

Source: Eurovision Ireland

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