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Junior Eurovision 2022: Watched by 33 million viewers!

EBU has revealed that the Junior Eurovision 2022 broadcast received 33 million views in 13 measured markets. The average TV audience reached 7.9 million viewers, the third largest number for the competition since 2011.

Some interesting facts:

  • 4 in 10 Armenians tuned in to watch the competition sometime in the afternoon.
  • 10 of the 13 markets received a larger-than-usual number of viewers in that time slot.
  • Poland, Italy, France and Spain exceeded their average number of views by 1 million.
  • An audience share of 18.5% was recorded among children aged 4 to 14 years.

Online, the show received over 500,000 views on the official livestream on YouTube.

Junior Eurovision 2022

The 20th Edition of Junior Eurovision Song Contest took place on December 11th at the Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concert Complex in Yerevan, Armenia. The winner of Junior Eurovision 2022 was France with Lissandro and the song “Oh Maman!”.

Here are the results:

  1. France: Lissandro – “Oh Maman!” – 203 points
  2. Armenia (host country): Nare – “Dance!” – 180 points
  3. Georgia: Mariam Bigvava – “I Believe” – 161 points
  4. Ireland: Sophie Lennon – “Solas” – 150 points
  5. United Kingdom: Freya Skye – “Lose My Head” – 146 points
  6. Spain: Carlos Higes – “Señorita” – 137 points
  7. Netherlands: Luna – “La festa” – 128 points
  8. Portugal: Nicolas Alves – “Anos 70” – 121 points
  9. Ukraine: Zlata Dziunka – “Nezlamna” – 111 points
  10. Poland: Laura Bączkiewicz – “To the Moon” – 95 points
  11. Italy: Chanel Dilecta – “Bla Bla Bla Bla” – 95 points
  12. Albania: Kejtlin Gjata – “Pakëz diell” – 94 points
  13. Serbia: Katarina Savić – “Svet bez granica” – 92 points
  14. North Macedonia: Lara feat. Jovan & Irina – “Životot e pred mene” – 54 points
  15. Kazakhstan: David Charlin – “Jer-Ana” – 47 points
  16. Malta: Gaia Gambuzza – “Diamonds in the Skies” – 43 points

Source: EBU

Junior Eurovision: France is going to host Junior Eurovison 2023!

Right after France‘s win in Junior Eurovision 2022 that was held not many hours ago  in Yerevan, Armenia, General Director of the country’s national broadcaster, France Télévisions, confirmed that France is going to accept the hosting of Junior Eurovision 2023.

Specifically, General Director of France Télévisions, Delphine Ernotte, has stated through her Twitter account:

At the winner’s press confrence Head of French Delegation Alexandra Redde-Amiel, has confirmed that the country will indeed host Junior Eurovision 2023.

France will host the contest of Junior Eurovision for the second time, the first being at a very short time ago, Junior Eurovision 2021 in Paris.

France won the 20th Junior Eurovision Song Contest with Lissandro and the song “Oh Maman!” with 203 points, 132 of which are from the jury vote and 71 from the public.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4dgVbV1rRxs

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Source: Delphine Ernotte

Junior Eurovision 2022: France is the Big Winner!

Just a while ago, the 20th edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2022 took place in Yerevan, Armenia with France being the new winner of the contest with the song “Oh maman!”. Little Lissandro won the second throphy for his country in three years! Armenia came in second place and Georgia in third.

The Contest

The contest took place at the Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex for the second time, as in 2011, with Iveta Mukuchyan, Garik Papoyan and Karina Ignatyan hosting the evening.

The United Kingdom returned to the contest after a 16-years absence, while Azerbaijan, Bulgaria and Germany withdrew and Russia was expelled from the contest.

The Netherlands opened the show and Ukraine performed last.

  1. Netherlands: Luna – La Festa
  2. Poland: Laura – To The Moon
  3. Kazakhstan: David Charlin – Jer-Ana (Mother Earth)
  4. Malta: Gaia Gambuzza – Diamonds In The Skies
  5. Italy: Chanel Dilecta – BLA BLA BLA
  6. France: Lissandro – Oh Maman!
  7. Albania: Kejtlin Gjata – Pakëz Diell
  8. Georgia: Mariam Bigvava – I Believe
  9. Ireland: Sophie Lennon – Solas
  10. North Macedonia: Lara feat. Jovan & Irina – Životot E Pred Mene
  11. Spain: Carlos Higes – Señorita
  12. United Kingdom: Freya Skye – Lose My Head
  13. Portugal: Nicolas Alves – Anos 70
  14. Serbia: Katarina Savić – Svet Bez Granica
  15. Armenia: Nare – DANCE!
  16. Ukraine: Zlata Dziunka – Nezlamna (Unbreakable)

The Results

The winner of the contest was determined by the jury vote, combined with the online public vote in a 50-50 ratio, as it was in Eurovision until the last contest.

Online voting determined 100% of the public vote as voting by phone or SMS is not possible. The public decides by 50% on the results, with the remaining 50% coming from the votes of each country’s juries. The Junior Eurovision 2022 Jury included three music industry professionals and two children aged 10 to 15 years.

The result of the jury 

At the end of the jury vote, France was on top for the third year in a row,with 132 points, getting four twelve-points from the Netherlands, Italy, Ireland and Portugal. Georgia ended up second with 114 points and two twelve-points from Armenia and Poland. Then, the host country Armenia got third place with 110 points and four twelve-points from France, Kazakhstan, Spain and North Macedonia. It’s worth mentioning that Kazakhstan, which is used to getting a really high ranking in the jury vote, ended up last with only five points.

The result of the public vote and final results:

Final Results of Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2022

United Kingdom was first in the public vote with 80 points, Spain was second with 78 points, while France was third with 71 points. A really interesting fact is that people from 178 different countries voted in the online voting.

The Winner

After the public and the jury vote were combined the winner of Junior Eurovision 2022 was France with Lissandro and the song “Oh Maman!”. Below you can watch the performance that brought France their second victory. Now it remains to be seen whether France will be asked to host the competition again in 2023 after hosting again in 2021.

https://youtu.be/4dgVbV1rRxs

 

What do you think of the final result of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2022? Tell us your opinion in the comments below!

Junior Eurovision 2022: The voting starts now! | How to vote for your favorite songs!

The countdown for the grand final of Junior Eurovision 2022 has begun. There are two days left to find out which country will be the winner of this year’s contest. After defining the order of songs appearances and analyzing this year’s Junior Eurovision favorites, it’s time to take a look on how to vote.

The vote for Junior Eurovision 2022 is open to the public. What you need is to:

  1. have an internet connection
  2. and a device to connect to the contest’s site.

You can vote for your favorite songs on the contest page, but only after watching a recap of all 16 songs. This video will come from parts of the participants’ second rehearsal .

Once the recap is complete, viewers will be able to vote for their favorite three entries. No geographical restrictions apply, so fans can vote for their own country if they wish so. In an effort to avoid duplication of voting, it is necessary to create an account at junioreurovision.tv before voting.

When do we vote?
The vote for Junior Eurovision 2022 is divided into two phases:

 -Phase 1: voting begins at 8 pm today (CET time). This round of voting will remain open throughout Saturday, closing at 15:59 on Sunday, December 11 – shortly before the show begins.
Phase 2 :takes place during the live broadcast. The window will open after the appearance of the last country, Ukraine. The second phase will last about 15 minutes.

You can vote HERE!

The way to calculate the final result

Online voting will determine 100% of the public vote as voting by phone or SMS is not possible. As it was until now in Eurovision, the public decides by 50% on the results, with the remaining 50% coming from the votes of each country’s juries. The JESC 2022 Jury will include three music industry professionals and two children aged 10 to 15 years.

You can watch a explanatory video below:

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Junior Eurovision 2022: Running order released!

Earlier today, the Junior Eurovision Song Contest kicked off after the Opening Ceremony took place in Yerevan, Armenia hosted by Dalita Avanessian, Hamlet Arakelyan and Aram MP3, while a little later the order of appearance for the final of this year’s event was also made public.

During the Opening Ceremony , three places in the order of appearance were decided. Specifically, the country that will appear first, the country that will appear last, and the position in which Armenia will appear. The draw took place at the National Gallery of Armenia, while the rest of the line-up was decided by the Junior Eurovision 2022 producers after the ceremony.

Junior Eurovision 2022 running order:

  1.  🇳🇱 Netherlands: Luna – La Festa

  2.  🇵🇱 Poland: Laura – To The Moon

  3.  🇰🇿 Kazakhstan: David Charlin – Jer-Ana (Mother Earth)

  4.  🇲🇹 Malta: Gaia Gambuzza – Diamonds In The Skies

  5.  🇮🇹 Italy: Chanel Dilecta – BLA BLA BLA

  6.  🇫🇷 France: Lissandro – Oh Maman!

  7.  🇦🇱 Albania: Kejtlin Gjata – Pakëz Diell

  8.  🇬🇪 Georgia: Mariam Bigvava – I Believe

  9.  🇮🇪 Ireland: Sophie Lennon – Solas

  10.  🇲🇰 North Macedonia: Lara feat. Jovan & Irina – Životot E Pred Mene

  11.  🇪🇸 Spain: Carlos Higes – Señorita

  12.  🇬🇧 United Kingdom: Freya Skye – Lose My Head

  13.  🇵🇹 Portugal: Nicolas Alves – Anos 70

  14.  🇷🇸 Serbia: Katarina Savić – Svet Bez Granica

  15.  🇦🇲 Armenia: Nare – DANCE!

  16.  🇺🇦 Ukraine: Zlata Dziunka – Nezlamna (Unbreakable)

We remind you that Junior Eurovision 2022 will take place in Yerevan, Armenia on December 11 with presenters Iveta Mukuchyan, Garik Papoyan and Karina Ignatyan.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XS7AhDpz61c

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source:  junioreurovision.tv

Junior Eurovision 2022: Eleven previous winners of the contest will perform live in Yerevan!

Since it’s the 20th anniversary of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, the Armenian organizers invited all of the previous winners of the contest in Yerevan, in order to take part in the celebration, with eleven of them accepting the invitation.

In detail the 11 winners we are going to see perform live are:

  • Bzikebi“Bzz..” (Georgia 2008)
  • Ralf Mackenbach “Click Clack” (Netherlands 2009)
  • Vladimir Arzumanyan“Mama” (Armenia 2010)
  • Candy“Candy Music” (Georgia 2011)
  • Gaia Cauchi“The Start” (Malta 2013)
  • Vincenzo Cantiello“Tu primo Grande Amore” (Italy 2014)
  • Destiny Chukunyere“Not My Soul” (Malta 2015)
  • Mariam Mamadashvili“Mzeo” (Georgia 2016)
  • Viki Gabor“Superhero” (Poland 2019)
  • Valentina“J’imagine” (France 2020)
  • Maléna – “Qami Qami” (Armenia 2021) 

The songs of the remaining eight winners who will not be able to travel to Yerevan, will be performed by the “Tavush Diocese” children choir, while a flashback will take place showcasing the history of the contest by the newly announced host, Robin the Robot, a robot that will act as one of the hosts of the contest.

This will be the second time previous winners will perform in Junior Eurovision as part of the show, with Minsk 2010 being the first where we had the pleasure to listen to the first seven winners of the contest perform their songs live.

Stay tuned on Eurovisionfun for all the news regarding the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2022!

Junior Eurovision 2022: The album of this year’s contest has been published!

The Junior Eurovision 2022 album is now available on all digital streaming platforms!

However, for yet another year and following the current trends, all indications are that the album is unlikely to be released in physical form.

Below you can listen to the, now official, versions of the 16 songs of this year’s contest on Spotify!

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Junior Eurovision 2022: Maléna and Rosa Linn will perform as interval Acts!

A few hours ago, the interval acts of Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2022, were revealed. In detail, the previous representatives of Armenia in both Eurovision and Junior Eurovision will perform!

Rosa Linn, represented Armenia in Eurovision 2022 with the song “Snap”. She may ended up in 20th place of the Grand Final but afer the contest, her song went on to break multiple records and became one of the most streamed Eurovision songs of all time, winning many platinum plaques throughout the world.

For Junior Eurovision 2022, Rosa Linn will perform a reworked version of her song that will contain traditional Armenian instruments.

Joining Rosa on stage will be the reigning champion of Junior Eurovision, Maléna, who won the contest with the song “Qami Qami” in 2021. Maléna will perform her new song “Can’t Feel Anything”, whose music video will be published soon.

We remind you that Junior Eurovision 2022 will take place in Yerevan, Armenia in December 11 with Iveta Mukuchyan, Garik Papoyan and Karina Ignatyan as hosts.

Stay tuned on Eurovisionfun for all the news regarding the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2022, in Armenia!

Source: junioreurovision.tv

Ukraine: Watch the official music video of “Nezlamna” for Junior Eurovision 2022!

One of the first countries to select their song for Junior Eurovision 2022 was Ukraine, choosing Zlata Dziunka with the song “Nezlamna” (Unbreakable) through a national final.

Ukraine was one of the first countries to reveal their song for Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2022, which is going to take place in December 11, in Yerevan, Armenia.

After their national final took place, Zlata Dziunka was selected to represent Ukraine in Junior Eurovision 2022 with the song “Nezlamna” (Unbreakable), a song in Ukrainian and English language.

A while ago, the country’s public broadcaster, UA:PBC, published the official music video of their song, with the new version of the song through the official YouTube channel of Junior Eurovision.

Watch the music video of “Nezlamna” by Zlata Dziunka for Junior Eurovision 2022:

What do you think about Poland’s song in this year’s Junior Song Contest? Write us in the comments below!

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Junior Eurovision 2022: Tickets on sale Now!

With all the entries for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2022 now completed, tickets for the contests went on sale today with prices ranging from €8 to €75.

The pre-sale of tickets for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2022 final night, as well as for the previous day’s jury show, has officially started. The Jury Show is a full run through of the show that takes place the night before the televised version. It’s when the international juries cast their votes for the participants. Audiences can stay for a randomised version of the qualifier/points reveals, as the presenters practise for different scenarios.

You can purchase tickets for both the Live Show and the Jury Show via tomsarkgh.am. Ticket prices are as follows:

  • Jury Show – December 10 – €8 to €50
  • Grand Final – December 11 – €12 to €75

Junior Eurovision 2022

Yerevan will host the competition on December 11 at the 6,000-seat Karen Demirchyan Sports & Concerts Complex. This will be the second time Armenia will host the competition. In 2011, for the first time, a Eurovision event was held in Armenia, after its first victory in the junior version of the contest.

Listen to the 16 entries from the countries that will travel to Yerevan for this year’s competition:

Source: JuniorEurovision.tv

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