Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2004

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Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2004
Dates
Final date 20 November 2004
Host
Venue Håkons Hall, Lillehammer, Norway
Presenter(s) Stian Barsnes Simonsen
Nadia Hasnaoui
Executive supervisor Svante Stockselius
Host broadcaster Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK)
Interval act Westlife performing Ain't That a Kick in the Head?
Participants
Number of entries 18
Debuting countries  France
  Switzerland
Returning countries None
Withdrawing countries None
Vote
Voting system Each country awards 1-8, 10, and 12 points to their 10 favourite songs
Nul points None
Winning song  Spain
"Antes muerta que sencilla"
Junior Eurovision Song Contest
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The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2004 was the second Eurovision Song Contest for young singers aged 8 to 15. It was held on 20 November 2004, in Håkons Hall, Lillehammer, Norway and lasted 2 hours and 15 minutes. The theme of the competition was "Bright Nordic Winter Nights". The show was presented by Stian Barsnes Simonsen and Nadia Hasnaoui. It was broadcast in 20 countries and viewed by 100 million people. Eighteen countries participated, including France and Switzerland who participated for the first time. Originally 20 countries had applied to take part in the competition, but Germany and Israel later withdrew. Spain, the United Kingdom and Croatia won the top three places, the same three countries as last year.

Results[change | change source]

Draw Country Language Artist Song English translation Place Points
01  Greece Greek Secret Band "O palios mou eaftos"
(Ο παλιός μου εαυτός)
My old self 9 48
02  Malta English Young Talent Team "Power of a Song" 12 14
03  Netherlands Dutch Klaartje and Nicky "Hij is een kei" He's the best 11 27
04   Switzerland Italian Demis Mirarchi "Birichino" Cheeky 16 4
05  Norway Norwegian @lek "En stjerne skal jeg bli" I'm gonna be a star 13 12
06  France French Thomas Pontier "Si on voulait bien" If we really wanted to 6 78
07  Macedonia Macedonian Martina Siljanovska "Zabava" (Забава) Party 7 64
08  Poland Polish KWADro "Łap życie" Grab life 17 3
09  Cyprus Greek Marios Tofi "Onira" (Όνειρα) Dreams 8 61
10  Belarus Belarusian Egor Volchek "Spiavajce sa mnoju"
(Спявайцэ са мною)
Sing with me 14 9
11  Croatia Croatian Nika Turković "Hej mali" Hey little boy 3 126
12  Latvia Latvian Mārtiņš Tālbergs & C-Stones Juniors "Balts vai melns" White or black 17 3
13  United Kingdom English Cory Spedding "The Best Is Yet to Come" 2 140
14  Denmark Danish Cool Kids "Pigen er min" The girl is mine 5 116
15  Spain Spanish María Isabel "Antes Muerta que Sencilla" Better dead than plain 1 171
16  Sweden Swedish Limelights "Varför jag?" Why me? 15 8
17  Belgium French Free Spirits "Accroche-toi" Hold on 10 37
18  Romania Romanian Noni Răzvan Ene "Îţi mulţumesc" Thank you 4 123

Score sheet[change | change source]

Results
Total Score Greece Malta Netherlands Switzerland Norway France Republic of Macedonia Poland Cyprus Belarus Croatia Latvia United Kingdom Denmark Spain Sweden Belgium Romania
Contestants Greece 48 12 1 2 1 3 12 3 5 1 2 6
Malta 14 2 3 4 4 1
Netherlands 27 3 3 1 1 3 1 5 2 1 7
Switzerland 4 4
Norway 12 7 5
France 78 6 1 5 6 2 2 4 4 6 4 7 2 6 8 4 8 3
Macedonia 64 6 6 5 5 4 5 3 8 3 3 5 3 3 3 2
Poland 3 2 1
Cyprus 61 12 8 3 1 6 4 5 2 8 1 5 1 5
Belarus 9 1 3 1 4
Croatia 126 4 8 8 10 8 12 7 6 8 8 12 8 6 8 6 7
Latvia 3 2 1
United Kingdom 140 5 10 12 7 6 6 5 10 5 10 7 10 10 10 7 10 10
Denmark 116 7 5 7 3 12 5 8 8 7 5 6 4 10 7 10 4 8
Spain 171 10 7 10 12 8 12 10 12 10 7 12 6 7 12 12 12 12
Sweden 8 4 1 3
Belgium 37 3 4 4 7 4 2 2 2 2 1 4 2
Romania 123 8 2 10 7 10 7 6 8 12 10 12 6 2 12 6 5

12 points[change | change source]

Below is a summary of the maximum 12 points each country awarded to another:

N. Recipient nation Voting nation
8  Spain Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, France, Poland, Romania, Sweden, Switzerland
3  Romania Belarus, Latvia, Spain
2  Croatia Macedonia, United Kingdom
 Greece Cyprus, Malta
1  Cyprus Greece
 Denmark Norway
 United Kingdom Netherlands

Commentators[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Eurovision Song Contest". UKGameshows. Retrieved 2012-08-12.

Other websites[change | change source]

Artists' websites[change | change source]