Eight acts have so far been revealed as competing to represent Ukraine at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020 in Warsaw.
To date a total of eight acts have been revealed by UA:PBC as competing in the Ukrainian national selection for Junior Eurovision 2020. The acts competing in the selection can perform an original song they want to take to the contest or a cover. To date only one act has submitted a cover.
The eight acts revealed so far are:
- Karyna Zayets – Zhyva
- Mariya Danilova – Syayvo
- Mariya Tkachuk – Vstyhnemo Vse!
- Yuliya Karimi – People
- Daniyela Shapochnikova – Tvoye Maybutnye
- Kristina Osychenko – Teche Voda
- Maksym Tkachuk – Dzhamayka (Cover)
- Sofiya Adamiv – Zatamuyu Podykh
Applications for the selection remain open until August 25. A total of 11 artists will be chosen for the final between August 26 and 27. The finalists will include eight with original songs, two with cover songs and the finalist whose video received the most likes.
From August 28 to September 4, UA:PBC will publish the final line-up. The finalists with original songs will record final version of their songs and the finalists without original songs will receive songs and record them.
The voting will take place between September 5 and 8. A combination of online voting and a professional jury will decide which finalist will represent Ukraine in Warsaw. The results will be announced no later than September 12.
Image Source & Source: UA:PBC
Ukraine debuted in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2006 and has competed in the contest ever since. To date Ukraine has only won the competition once. In 2012 Anastasiya Petryk won in Amsterdam with the song “Nebo”, she scored 138 points including eight sets of 12 points. Ukraine has hosted the contest twice, the first time being in 2009 and the second being in 2013 following their victory in Amsterdam.