AVROTROS, the Dutch national broadcaster, has revealed the four acts that will take part in the final of Junior Songfestival 2019.
Last week, AVROTROS revealed the names of the 12 finalists that will take part in Junior Songfestival 2019. The 12 finalists have now been grouped into four acts.
The four acts are:
- Amy, Gioia, Idaila, Noa, Roxy and Yosina
- Luuk, Tess, Max and Miencke
Each act will now work on their entry for the Junior Songfestival final. As with the last two years, the names of both groups will be chosen via Instagram. The girl group is the first six-piece group in history to take part in Junior Songfestival.
The final of Junior Songfestival 2019 is set to take place on September 28. The show which will select the singer and song for Junior Eurovision 2019 will take place at the Theater Hanzehof, which has previously hosted Junior Songfestival.
Max and Anne represented the Netherlands on stage at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018 with the song “Samen”. They finished 13th with a total of 91 points, they came 14th with the juries on 23 points, while 6th on the televote with 68 points.
The Netherlands in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest
The Netherlands debuted at the first edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2003. To date the country has only won the competition once. Their only victory came in 2009 when Ralf Mackenbach performed “Click Clack” scoring a total of 121 points, this was just 5 points more than runners-up Armenia and Russia. The Netherlands narrowly lost the contest in 2011 when Rachel performed “Teenager”, she lost by 5 points. The Netherlands’ worst result came in 2015 when Shalisa finished in 15th place out of 17 competing countries.