Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2008

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Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2008
Fun In The Sun
Dates
Final date 22 November 2008
Host
Venue Spyros Kyprianou Athletic Centre, Limassol, Cyprus
Presenter(s) Alex Michael
Sophia Paraskeva
Director Klitos Klitou
Executive supervisor Svante Stockselius
Host broadcaster Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation (CyBC)
Opening act Dance act featuring Yiorgos Ioannides and Mariam Venizelou.
Interval act Dima Bilan, Evridiki & Dimitris Korgialas, all JESC 2008 participants singing "Hand in Hand"
Participants
Number of entries 15
Debuting countries None
Returning countries None
Withdrawing countries
Vote
Voting system Citizens of each participating country vote by telephone and SMS message, which counts for 50%. Each country's 10 favourites are awarded 1 to 8, 10 and 12 points based on the number of votes. Results 1–5 are automatically displayed on-screen, then each country announces 6–8, 10 and 12 points. A jury in each country also has a 50% say in the outcome.[1]
Nul points All countries get 12 points from start
Winning song  Georgia
"Bzz.."
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The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2008 was the sixth edition of the contest. It took place at the "Spyros Kyprianou" Athletic Centre in Lemesos, Cyprus on 22 November 2008, Cypriot broadcaster CyBC was the host broadcaster for the event.[2] The motto for the contest was "Fun In The Sun".[3]

Results[change | change source]

Draw Country Artist Song Language Place Points
01  Romania Mădălina and Andrada "Salvaţi planeta!" Romanian 9 58
02  Armenia Monica "Im Ergi Hnchyune" (Իմ Երգի Հնչյունե) Armenian 8 59
03  Belarus Dasha, Alina & Karyna "Serdtse Belarusi" (Сердце Беларуси) Russian, Belarusian[4] 6 86
04  Russia Mihail Puntov "Spit angel" (Спит ангел) Russian 7 73
05  Greece Niki Yiannouchu "Kapoia nychta" (Καποια νύχτα) Greek 14 19
06  Georgia Bzikebi "Bzz.." Imaginary 1 154
07  Belgium Oliver "Shut Up" Dutch 11 45
08  Bulgaria Krastyana Krasteva "Edna mechta" (Една мечта) Bulgarian 15 15
09  Serbia Maja Mazić "Uvek kad u nebo pogledam" (Увек кaд у небо погледaм) Serbian 12 37
10  Malta Daniel Testa "Junior Swing" English 4 100
11  Netherlands Marissa "1 dag" Dutch 13 27
12  Ukraine Viktoria Petryk "Matrosy" (Матроси) Ukrainian 2 135
13  Lithuania Eglė Jurgaitytė "Laiminga diena" Lithuanian 3 103
14  Macedonia Bobi Andonov "Prati mi SMS" (Прати ми СМС) Macedonian 5 93
15  Cyprus Elena Mannouri and Charis Savva "Gioupi gia!" (Γιούπι για!) Greek 10 46

Score sheet[change | change source]

Bzikebi, Georgia's participants
Results
Total Score Romania Armenia Belarus Russia Greece Georgia Belgium Bulgaria Serbia Malta Netherlands Ukraine Lithuania Macedonia Cyprus
Contestants Romania 58 4 2 2 2 2 2 1 5 3 2 4 1 8 8
Armenia 59 3 5 6 6 8 6 7 3 3
Belarus 86 5 5 10 4 10 6 7 7 4 5 3 5 3
Russia 73 10 12 3 5 2 2 6 1 7 8 1 4
Greece 19 7
Georgia 154 6 12 8 12 10 12 12 10 8 12 12 12 4 12
Belgium 45 2 2 1 1 4 3 2 10 2 4 2
Bulgaria 15 3
Serbia 37 1 1 3 6 1 1 12
Malta 100 7 7 4 5 7 7 7 8 1 6 10 7 6 6
Netherlands 27 3 5 1 5 1
Ukraine 135 12 8 10 8 8 12 3 10 6 12 7 10 7 10
Lithuania 103 8 6 7 1 10 8 3 12 10 8 6 10 2
Macedonia 93 10 6 7 4 5 3 4 5 8 5 5 8 6 5
Cyprus 46 4 3 12 1 4 4 4 2
The table is ordered by appearance
All countries automatically receive 12 points
Georgia and Macedonia awarded their points last due to technical problems

12 points[change | change source]

Below is a summary of all 12 points received:

N. Contestant Voting nation
8 Georgia Armenia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Lithuania, Netherlands, Russia, Ukraine
3 Ukraine Georgia, Malta, Romania
1 Lithuania Serbia
Russia Belarus
Cyprus Greece
Serbia Macedonia
  • All countries were given 12 points at the start of voting. This was so no country got nul points.
  • When Cyprus got 12 points from Greece the audience was absolutely crazy about it, even though Cyprus were nowhere near winning the contest and Greece and Cyprus regularly gives each other 12 points.

Commentators[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2008". Junioreurovision.tv. Retrieved 2013-10-23.
  2. "CyBC "proud host" of Junior 2008". Eurovision. 19 November 2008. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  3. "Junior: Minor format changes introduced". Eurovision. 8 July 2008. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  4. At the start of the song, the backing vocals are in Belarusian.

Other websites[change | change source]