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 Sofia 2015.
On Saturday 21st November 2015, the 13th Junior Eurovision Song Contest took place at the Arena Armeec, in Sofia, Bulgaria. The show was hosted by Poli Genova. The Interval Act was provided by Krisia, Hasan & Ibrahim, Vincenzo Cantiello and all the participants.
Two countries debuted in Sofia – Australia and Ireland, while Albania and North Macedonia (then known as FYR Macedonia) returned. They joined Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Italy, Malta, Montenegro, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovenia, The Netherlands and Ukraine. Croatia, Cyprus and Sweden didn’t return for the 2015 edition.
1st Place: Malta – Destiny Chukunyere, “Not My Soul”
2nd Place: Armenia – Mika, “Love”
12th Place: Ireland – Aimee Banks, “Réalta na Mara”
Join us on Sunday, as we continue to celebrate the previous editions of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest.
Author: Richard Taylor
Source: Eurovision Ireland
Categories: Eurovision 2021, Junior Eurovision 2015, Junior Eurovision 2022
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