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 Tbilisi 2017.
On Sunday 26th November 2017, the 15th Junior Eurovision Song Contest took place at the Olympic Palace, in Tbilisi, Georgia. The show was hosted by Helen Kalandadze and Lizi Japaridze. The Interval Act was provided by The Virus, Georgian Dancers, Helen Kalandadze and Lizi Japaridze.
Portugal returned. They joined Albania, Armenia, Australia, Belarus, Cyprus, Georgia, Ireland, Italy, Malta, North Macedonia (then known as FYR Macedonia), Poland, Russia, Serbia, The Netherlands and Ukraine. Bulgaria and Israel didn’t return for the 2017 edition.
1st Place: Russia – Polina Bogusevich, “Wings”
2nd Place: Georgia – Grigol Kipshidze, “Voice of the Heart”
15th Place: Ireland – Muireann McDonnell, “Súile Glasa”
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 2017, Junior Eurovision 2022
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