Showing posts with label Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Show all posts

Monday, December 13, 2021

Armenia | Maléna - "Qami qami"


We finish our review of the 2021 Junior Eurovision participants with Armenia. They will be represented by Maléna (also known as Malena Fox, born Arpine Martoyan in 2007 in Yerevan) with the song "Qami qami". The track captures the essence of late teenhood: it's a contemporary mix of dance and electronic sounds that would very well fit the adult contest.

Georgia | Niko Kajaia - "Let's count the smiles"


The biggest winning country of Junior Eurovision, Georgia, will be represented in this year's contest by Nikoloz (Niko) Kajaia. The Tbilisi-born singer won the popular show Ranina, and will sing "Let's count the smiles" in Paris. The song mixes Georgian, French and English lyrics in the funkiest track of the edition, which includes a shower of charisma by Niko.

North Macedonia | Dajte Muzika - "Green forces"


North Macedonia is now a classic country of Junior Eurovision, having taken part in most contests held so far. This year, they will be represented by a group: Kristina Mukaetova, Anastasija Džabirski, Miha Gigov and Filip Popovski, all members of the popular teen show Dajte Muzika. Their entry for the contest is "Green forces", in which they mix ethnic sounds and an irresistible chorus to talk about environmental issues.

Ireland | Maiú Levi Lawlor - "Saor (Disappear)"


Maiú Levi Lawlor comes from Greystones, Ireland. This year, he won the local National Final to represent his country at the 2021 Junior Eurovision. His song will be "Saor (Disappear)", a high-energy track that mixes pop and rock in a totally appealing manner!

Russia | Tanya Mezhentseva - "Mon ami"


Russia will also travel to Paris for the 2021 Junior Eurovision. They will be represented by Tanya Mezhentseva, an 11-year-old girl from Moscow. She already has experience in the contest, as she also sang for Russia in 2019. This year, she returns to the competition with "Mon ami", an upbeat pop with a delicious Eastern flare that will have you hooked!

Azerbaijan | Sona Azizova - "One of those days"


We continue our review of some of the 2021 Junior Eurovision Song Contest participants with Azerbaijan! Their chosen singer is Sona Azizova, a Baku-born singer who was the runner-up of the first edition of The Voice Kids in her country. She'll be singing "One of those days", a strong ballad in which she can unveil her powerful voice.

Spain | Levi Díaz - "Reír"


The Junior Eurovision Song Contest has completed its line-up! We've already shared the entries of Italy, Poland and France, and today we will highlight seven other songs from all corners of the continent. We start in Spain with Levi Díaz (born in Cornellà de Llobregat in 2008), who will fly to Paris with the song "Reír". It is an upbeat track that captures the Latin festive mood with the inclusion of other ethnic instruments, creating a celebration of sounds!

Friday, November 26, 2021

Italy | Elisabetta Lizza - "Specchio (Mirror on the wall)"


Hailing from Ardo, Elisabetta Lizza is a singer, dancer and musician. She was chosen to represent Italy at this year's Junior Eurovision with "Specchio (Mirror on the wall)". The song is not your ordinary junior talent show track: it oozes rock from every pore, boasting a fantastic melody that mixes guitars and classical instruments. We're definitely eager to see how she does live!

Tuesday, November 09, 2021

France | Enzo - "Tic tac"


France is getting ready to host the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in late December. And they have already selected their act for the show! Their representative will be Enzo (Henzo Hilaire, born in Yvelines in 2008), a hip-hop and R&B singer who has already been through the stage of The Voice Kids France. He will be singing the song "Tic tac", a cheerful track that combines classic French sounds in an irresistible bop!

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Poland | Sara James - "Somebody"


The Junior Eurovision Song Contest is starting to know the participants for its 2021 edition, which will take place at La Seine Musicale in Paris on December 19th. Poland selected Sara Egwu-James as their representative. She was born in Słubice in 2008, and was the winner of the fourth edition of The Voice Kids in her country. In Paris, she will be singing "Somebody", an upbeat pop track that follows the Polish trend of strong entries of recent years.

Tuesday, December 08, 2020

France | Valentina - "J'imagine"


Valentina Tronel was born in 2009 in Rennes. After auditioning on the local version for The Voice Kids in 2017, she was selected to be a part of the popular group Kids United. Back in October, she was confirmed as the French representative for the 2020 Junior Eurovision with the energetic "J'imagine". With a fresh and upbeat performance, she went on to achieve a landslide victory in the contest, the first for France in a Eurovision-related event since 1977.

Sunday, November 01, 2020

Poland | Ala Tracz - "I'll be standing"


Poland made history at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest by winning the last two contests (with Roksana Węgiel and Viki Gabor). And the country is trying to keep up with that rhythm with Ala Tracz (Stojeszyn Pierwszy, 2010), who will represent them this year with the powerful "I'll be standing". The song is a powerful ballad that talks about resilience in hard times.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Netherlands | Unity - "Best friends"


We continue reviewing the contestants for the 2020 Junior Eurovision Song Contest with the representatives from the Netherlands. Unity, a girlband formed by Naomi (13), Maud (14), Jayda (13) and Demi (14) will fly the Dutch flag with "Best friends", an easy-listening pop track that will get stuck to you in a matter of seconds!

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Spain | Soleá - "Palante"


In spite of the current COVID-19 situation, the 2020 Junior Eurovision Song Contest will still take place, albeit with a modified format. The show will be broadcast from a television studio in Warsaw, Poland, and will include pre-recorded performances from the participating countries. From the many acts presented, one of the early favorites to win is Spain. Soleá Fernández Moreno, who was born in Seville in 2011, will represent her country with "Palante", an uplifting track that mixes traditional sounds, pop and urban beats with unique mastery.

Thursday, November 07, 2019

Ireland | Anna Kearney - "Banshee"


Anna Kearney is a young talent who was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 2006. She will represent her country in this year's Junior Eurovision with the song "Banshee", a dreamy ballad with an ethereal folkish melody that creates a really beautiful atmosphere.

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Serbia | Darija Vračević - "Raise your voice"


Darija Vračević was born in Belgrade in 2007. A student of music school, she was selected to represent Serbia in the 2019 Junior Eurovision with the song "Raise your voice". The track is a compelling call to take care for our planet wrapped in a really interesting folk-pop ensemble.

Monday, November 04, 2019

Malta | Eliana Gomez Blanco - "We are more"


Malta is having a glorious Eurovision year! After Michela's "Chamaleon" qualified for the final of the senior event, now it's time for their bid to the Junior version. Eliana Gomez Blanco, a 14-year-old singer from the island, will perform "We are more", a compelling synth-pop ballad.

Saturday, November 02, 2019

North Macedonia | Mila Moskov - "Fire"


Our song of the week comes from North Macedonia! Meet Mila Moskov, a 14-year-old from the city of Prilep, who will represent her country at this year's Junior Eurovision with the song "Fire". The track is an emotional ballad with an incredible strength and a powerful interpretation!

Saturday, October 26, 2019

France | Carla - "Bim bam toi"


Carla Lazzari was born in Nice, France, in 2005. She gained popularity after participating in the fifth edition of The Voice Kids in her country, and went on to become the French representative for the 2019 Junior Eurovision. Her song for the festival is "Bim bam toi", a sweet upbeat track that mixes classic French sounds with a really catchy melody!

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Netherlands | Matheu - "Dans met jou"


The 2019 Junior Eurovision is taking shape, with all participating countries releasing their entries. Now, it's time to check up on the Netherlands: Matheu Hinzen (born in Weert in 2006) will fly the Dutch colors with "Dans met jou", a cheerful pop with electronic hints.