For the first time since their return to Junior Eurovision, Poland’s participant will be joined on stage by five dancers.
Roksana Wegiel will be joined by five backing dancers for her performance at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018. The singers performance has been choreographed by Tomasz Barański, with dancers coming from the Young Universe Group. The five dancers are:
- Ada Gutkowska
- Tosia Zając
- Maja Śmidowicz
- Aleksandra Osińska
- Matylda Kucharska
You can watch a snippet of her rehearsal below which also includes sections of her song for the competition “Anyone I want to be”;
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.