Eurovision 2021

🇳🇱 #JESC22: Remembering Junior Eurovision 2012

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 Amsterdam 2012.

On Saturday 1st December 2012, the 10th Junior Eurovision Song Contest took place at the Heineken Music Hall, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The show was hosted by Ewout Genemans and Kim-Lian van der Meij. The Interval Act was provided by All the Participants, Ralf Mackenbach and Kim-Lian van der Meij.

Three countries debuted in Amsterdam – Albania, Azerbaijan and Israel. They joined Armenia, Belarus, Belgium, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Sweden, The Netherlands and Ukraine. Bulgaria, Latvia, Lithuania and North Macedonia (then known as FYR Macedonia) didn’t return for the 2012 edition.

1st Place: Ukraine – Anastasiya Petryk, “Nebo”

Video: YouTube/EBU

2nd Place: Georgia – Funkids, “Funky Lemonade”

Video: YouTube/EBU

3rd Place: Armenia – Compass Band, “Sweetie Baby”

Video: YouTube/EBU

Join us on Thursday, as we continue to celebrate the previous editions of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest.

Author: Richard Taylor

Source: Eurovision Ireland

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