The spokespersons from the 17 countries competing in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2016 have been announced this afternoon by the EBU.
The full list of the spokespersons at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2016 has been announced this afternoon. The list includes the winner of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2013, Gaia Cauchi, she brought the contest to Malta for the first time in 2014 thanks to her song “The Start”. Also appearing tomorrow are four participants from last years contest who represented Armenia, Belarus, Russia and Ukraine. Unlike in previous years the spokespersons will only be announcing the results of the kids jury and not that of the adult jury.
The spokespersons for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2016 are as follows:
- Albania – Juna Dizdari
- Armenia – Mika (Represented Armenia at Junior Eurovision 2015)
- Italy – Jade Scicluna (From Malta aged 14)
- Ireland – Andrea Leddy (Aged 15)
- Cyprus – Loucas Demetriou (Aged 11)
- The Netherlands – Anneloes (Aged 10)
- Israel – Itay Limor (Aged 15)
- Macedonia – Antonija Dimitrievska (Aged 14)
- Malta – Gaia Cauchi (Winner of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2013)
- Poland – Nicoletta Wlodarczyk (Aged 10)
- Russia – Misha Smirov (Represented Russia at Junior Eurovision 2015)
- Ukraine – Anna Trincher (Represented Ukraine at Junior Eurovision 2015)
- Belarus – Ruslan Aslanov (Represented Belarus at Junior Eurovision 2015)
- Bulgaria – Milen Pavlov (From Malta aged 11)
- Georgia – Elene Sturua (Aged 12)
- Serbia – Tomislav Radojevic (Aged 11)
- Australia – Sebastian Hill (Aged 11)
A total of 17 countries are set to compete in the 14th edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest this November in Malta. Returning to the contest this year is Cyprus, Israel and Poland. Cyprus last competed in 2014, while Israel made their only appearance to date in 2012. Poland is returning to the contest after 12 years away.
The final of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2016 takes place on Sunday, November 20 at the Mediterranean Conference Center in Valletta, Malta. This year’s contest is open to singers aged between 9 and 14 years old.
Source: Junior Eurovision