Over the course of October and November, on the lead up to the 2022 Junior Eurovision Song Contest, we will be celebrating the previous editions of the Contest. Today, we celebrate Yerevan 2011.
On Saturday 3rd December 2011, the 9th Junior Eurovision Song Contest took place at the Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex, in Yerevan, Armenia. The show was hosted by Gohar Gasparyan and Avet Barseghyan. The Interval Act was provided by Molly Sanden, Sirusho and Vladimir Arzumanyan.
One country returned in Yerevan – Bulgaria. They joined Armenia, Belarus, Belgium, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, North Macedonia (then known as FYR Macedonia), Russia, Sweden, The Netherlands and Ukraine. Malta and Serbia didn’t return for the 2011 edition.
1st Place: Georgia – Candy, “Candy Music”
2nd Place: The Netherlands – Rachel, “Teenager”
3rd Place: Belarus – Lidiya Zablotskaya, “Angely dobra”
Join us on Sunday, as we continue to celebrate the previous editions of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest.
Author: Richard Taylor
Source: Eurovision Ireland