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Slovenia: Patricija Crnkovič to Perform “Disintegration” at Eurovision Young Dancers 2017

Patricija Crnkovič will be performing a contemporary dance called “Disintegration” for Slovenia at Eurovision Young Dancers 2017.

It has been revealed that Slovenia’s Patricija Crnkovič will be performing a contemporary dance called “Disintegration” in Prague next week for the Eurovision Young Dancers 2017 competition. The music Patricija will be dancing to is called “Within the Orderly Life”, which was composed by Sylvain Chauveau.

Patricija Crnkovič will represent Slovenia at this year’s Eurovision Young Dancers. Born in 1997, Patricija has been dancing for almost 13 years in different studios. Throughout her dance career, she has tried out many different styles, but her main performance areas are contemporary and jazz. She has studied at the Conservatory for Music and Ballet in Ljubljana and is now in her second year of studies at the University of Arts in Rotterdam. Patricija has previously competed in the International Dance Organisation, as well as national and international championships in jazz, modern and show dance.

Eurovision fans may recognise Patricija as she previously represented Slovenia at Eurovision Young Dancers 2013.

The fifteenth edition of Eurovision Young Dancers will see dancers from eight participating countries compete for the crown. This year, the event will take place in the Czech capital Prague on Saturday 16th December.

The eight participants are as follows:

  • Czech Republic – Michal Vach
  • Germany – Danila Kapustin
  • Malta – Denise Buttigieg
  • Norway – Anna Louise Amundsen
  • Poland – Paulina Bidzinska
  • Portugal – Raquel Fidalgo
  • Slovenia – Patricija Crnkovič
  • Sweden – Christoffer Collins


First held in 1985 a total of 37 countries have competed at least once in the contest, including Canada in 1987. The competition is open to young dancers who are aged between 16 and 21 years old. Each country is represented by either a solo dancer or a couple, who perform a routine of their choosing for the jury. The jury will select two acts to go through to the final round which is a 90 second dance off. Each dancer is given 45 seconds to perform and impress the judges, at the end of the performances the judges select the winner.

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