“Anyone I Want to Be” has been revealed as the title of the Polish entry for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Minsk, Belarus.
Roksana Wegiel will be performing “Anyone I Want to Be” on stage at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018. The song title has been revealed by JuniorEurovision.tv, ahead of its official reveal in the next couple of weeks.
For the first time a Polish entry for Junior Eurovision has not been composed by Polish musicians. The song has instead composed by an international mix of producers and musicians. The individuals behind the composition are;
- Maegan Cottone – a British-American singer and producer, who has worked with Little Mix, Olly Murs and Kylie Minogue
- Nathan Duvall – British composer
- Cufather – Has previously worked with DR on Dansk Melodi Grand Prix, has worked with Little Mix, Kylie Minogue and Alexandra Burke
- Peter Wallevik – Danish musician and Producer
- Daniel Heløy Davidsen – Danish-Norwegian guitarist
Who is Roksana Wegiel?
Thirteen-year-old Roksana Węgiel was born on 11th January 2005 in Jasło, Poland. The young singer rose to fame after winning the first season of The Voice Kids Poland earlier this year, and has since released two singles, titled “Zyj” and “I Promise”. Alongside singing, her favourite hobbies include acrobatics, ballroom dancing, hip-hop and judo.
Roksana is known for winning the first series of The Voice Kids in Poland, and has said this about her achievements:
“Winning The Voice Kids was an honour and a dream come true, but representing my country at Junior Eurovision is an actual honour. Dreaming and fighting for your dreams is worthy. Thanks for believing in me!”
Source: Dziennik Eurowizyjny
Poland participated the inaugural edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2003. After two consecutive last-place finishes, they withdrew from the contest in 2005. After an absence of 13 years, Poland returned to the contest in 2016. Olivia Wieczorek finished 11th in Malta with “Nie zapomnij”. 2.2 million people in Poland watched the 2016 contest, making up the majority of the total 3.9 million viewing figure.