Tonight Ukraine will become the third country this year to select both their artist and song for Junior Eurovision 2014. The selection will see a total of 18 participants competing to represent Ukraine in Malta this November.
The final itself gets underway at 20:00 CET and can be watched live via a stream on the JuniorEurovision.tv website here, remember that the Web TV service requires you to have downloaded octoshape.
The winner of the show tonight will be selected by a 50/50 split of televote and jury vote. On the jury tonight are:
- Aleksandar Zlotnyk
- Ruslana Pysanka
- Gaia Cauchi – Winner of Junior Eurovision 2013
- Eldar Gasimov – Winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2011
- Andrey Frantsuz
The televote will be open to residents in Ukraine who can send up to 20 SMS messages. If a voter sends more than 20 SMS messages then only the first 20 votes will be counted. In the event that a tie occurs with both songs on the same number of points, the song which scored the most points with the jury will be declared the winner.
The 18 finalists are:
- Elizabeth Zadoya – Vesna
- Group “Fresh” – Anhely Svitla
- Duet “Double Smile” – Omriyana Zemlya
- Sofiya Yaremova – We Are Ukraine
- Viktoria Svyatohor – Molyusya Za Tebe
- Trio “Smile” – Up and Down
- Stasy MJ – Povernit Moyu Mriyu
- Trio “Zviosdnaia Kapel” – Oberig
- Mariya Tarnaskaya – Doroga do Lyubovi
- Anna Likhota – Vohon
- Anna Trincher – Nebo Zyna
- Sofiya Rol – V tvoyikh dolonyakh vse
- Yuliana Vasilovskaya – Tviy Nomer Odyn
- Veronika Yerokhova – Znov Shasliva ya
- Duet “Boikov Sisters” – Moya Stihiya
- Denys Frolov – Sontse
- Yaryna Taras – Moya Ukraino
- Trio “Sympho-Nick” – Song unknown
Don’t forget we’ll be tweeting via our account @Eurovoix throughout the show and we want to know what you think of the songs and who you want to win.