Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020

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Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020
#MoveTheWorld!
Dates
Final date 29 November 2020
Host
Venue TVP Headquarters, Warsaw, Poland[1][2]
Presenter(s)
Executive supervisor Martin Österdahl[3]
Host broadcaster Telewizja Polska (TVP)
Opening act Viki Gabor performing "Superhero"
Interval act
Participants
Number of entries 12
Debuting countries  Germany
Returning countries None
Vote
Voting system The professional jury of each country awards a set of 12, 10, 8-1 points to 10 songs. Viewers around the world vote for 3 songs, and their votes are distributed proportionally. The votes of the jury and the audience make up 50% of all votes.[4]
Winning song  France
"J'imagine"
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The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020 was the eightteenth edition of the contest. It took place at the TVP Headquarters, Warsaw, Poland on 29 November 2020, Polish broadcaster Telewizja Polska (TVP) was the host broadcaster for the event.[5] The motto for the contest was "Move The World".

Results[change | change source]

On 8 September 2020, it was confirmed that twelve countries would take part in the contest. Germany would make their first appearance, while Albania, Australia, Ireland, Italy, North Macedonia, Portugal and Wales would not return, having participated in 2019.[6]

Armenia withdrew from the contest on 5 November 2020 due to the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh war, reducing the number of participating countries to 12.[7]

Draw[8] Country[6] Artist[9] Song[9] Language(s) Place[10] Points[10] Location
01  Germany Susan "Stronger with You" German, English 12 66 Hamburg[11]
02  Kazakhstan Karakat Bashanova "Forever" Kazakh, English 2 152 Almaty[12]
03  Netherlands Unity "Best Friends" Dutch, English 4 132 Aalsmeer[13]
04  Serbia Petar Aničić "Heartbeat" Serbian, English 11 85 Warsaw.[14]
05  Belarus Arina Pehtereva "Aliens" Russian, English 5 130 Minsk[15]
06  Poland Ala Tracz "I'll Be Standing" Polish, English 9 90 Warsaw[14]
07  Georgia Sandra Gadelia "You Are Not Alone" Georgian, English 6 111 Tbilisi[16]
08  Malta Chanel Monseigneur "Chasing Sunsets" English 8 100 Warsaw[14]
09  Russia Sofia Feskova "My New Day" Russian, English 10 88 Moscow[17]
10  Spain Soleá "Palante" Spanish 3 133 Madrid[18]
11  Ukraine Oleksandr Balabanov "Vidkryvai (Open Up)" (Відкривай) Ukrainian, English 7 106 Warsaw[14]
12  France Valentina Tronel "J'imagine" French 1 200 Paris[19]

Score sheet[change | change source]

Voting results[20]
Voting procedure used:
  100% jury vote
  100% online voting
Total score
Online voting
Germany
Kazakhstan
Netherlands
Serbia
Belarus
Poland
Georgia
Malta
Russia
Spain
Ukraine
France
Contestants
Germany 66 39 5 2 3 2 2 5 2 6
Kazakhstan 152 69 3 8 10 10 3 12 10 12 4 7 4
Netherlands 132 64 12 7 4 5 8 6 6 2 10 5 3
Serbia 85 50 3 4 4 5 2 3 1 1 12
Belarus 130 57 7 12 1 12 12 3 7 6 5 6 2
Poland 90 44 2 6 5 8 2 8 8 4 2 1
Georgia 111 42 5 10 6 5 1 5 1 7 12 12 5
Malta 100 49 1 7 1 6 6 10 1 7 4 8
Russia 88 44 6 4 3 8 4 3 3 3 10
Spain 133 73 10 2 10 6 7 7 1 4 5 8
Ukraine 106 54 4 1 2 3 10 7 10 8 7
France 200 112 8 8 12 7 12 1 4 12 8 6 10

12 points[change | change source]

Below is a summary of all 12 points received from each country's professional juries.

N. Contestant Nation(s) giving 12 points
3  Belarus  Kazakhstan,  Poland,  Serbia
 France  Belarus,  Malta,  Netherlands
2  Georgia  Spain,  Ukraine
 Kazakhstan  Georgia,  Russia
1  Netherlands  Germany
 Serbia  France

Spokespersons[change | change source]

The following people announced the jury 12 points for their respective country:

  1.  Germany – Olivia[source?]
  2.  Kazakhstan – Saniya Zholzhaksynova[21]
  3.  Netherlands – Robin de Haas[22]
  4.  Serbia – Darija Vračević[23]
  5.  Belarus – Ksenia Galetskaya[24]
  6.  Poland – Marianna Józefina Piątkowska[25]
  7.  Georgia – Marita Khvedelidze[26]
  8.  Malta – Leah Mifsud[27]
  9.  Russia – Mikella Abramova and Khryusha[28]
  10.  Spain – Melani García[29]
  11.  Ukraine – Sophia Ivanko[30]
  12.  France – Nathan Laface

References[change | change source]

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  2. "Eurowizja Junior 2020 – Prowadzący: dobre ciepło!". TVP VOD. 7 October 2020.
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  6. 6.0 6.1 "13 countries will 'Move the World' at Junior Eurovision 2020". junioreurovision.tv. EBU. 8 September 2020.
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  9. 9.0 9.1 "Poland 2020 Participants". junioreurovision.tv. Retrieved 8 September 2020.
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  12. "Казахстанская исполнительница Каракат Башанова готовится к гранд-финалу "Junior Eurovision"". Qazaq TV. 27 October 2020.
  13. "Maud gaat met Unity voor 'Douze Points'". aalsmeervandaag.nl. 27 November 2020. Leuk voor Maud is dat de opname plaats vond in de studio’s van Crown. Dat was dus een thuiswedstrijd voor haar.
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 Stojanović, Nikola (28 October 2020). "Four Countries Are Going To Record Their JESC Performances At TVP?". ESCBubble. Archived from the original on 1 November 2020. (...) four countries are going to record their performances at TVP those countries are Poland, Serbia, Ukraine and Malta.
  15. Granger, Anthony (2 November 2020). "Belarus: Arina Pehtereva Will Film Junior Eurovision Performance Tomorrow". Eurovoix. Archived from the original on 3 November 2020. Arina Pehtereva will film her performance of “Aliens” for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020 tomorrow in Minsk.
  16. Granger, Anthony (26 November 2020). "Junior Eurovision 2020 Rehearsal Diaries – Georgia – Sandra Gadelia – You Are Not Alone". Eurovoix. Archived from the original on 28 November 2020. Sandra Gadelia recorded her performance for the contest in Tbilisi at the GPB studios.
  17. Granger, Anthony (24 November 2020). "Junior Eurovision 2020 Rehearsal Diaries – Russia – Sofia Feskova – My New Day". Eurovoix. Archived from the original on 24 November 2020. The recording of the Russian performance took place in Moscow at the end of October.
  18. Granger, Anthony (23 November 2020). "Junior Eurovision 2020 Rehearsal Diaries – Spain – Soleá – Palante". Eurovoix. Archived from the original on 24 November 2020. The recording of the Spanish performance took place in Madrid in mid-October.
  19. Granger, Anthony (26 November 2020). "Junior Eurovision 2020 Rehearsal Diaries – France – Valentina – J'imagine". Eurovoix. Archived from the original on 26 November 2020. The French performance was recorded in Paris at the end of October.
  20. "Results of the Final of Poland 2020". European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 2 June 2021. Retrieved 2 June 2021.
  21. Herbert, Emily (25 November 2020). "Kazakhstan: Saniya Zholzhaxynova Revealed as Junior Eurovision 2020 Spokesperson". Eurovoix.
  22. Farren, Neil (30 September 2020). "Netherlands: Robin Revealed as Spokesperson for Junior Eurovision 2020". Eurovoix.
  23. Farren, Neil (24 November 2020). "Serbia: Darija Vračević Revealed As Spokesperson for Junior Eurovision 2020". Eurovoix. Retrieved 24 November 2020.
  24. Granger, Anthony (27 November 2020). "Belarus: Ksenia Galetskaya Announced as Spokesperson for Junior Eurovision". Eurovoix. Retrieved 27 November 2020.
  25. Granger, Anthony (28 November 2020). "Poland: Marianna Józefina Returns as Spokesperson for Junior Eurovision". Eurovoix. Retrieved 28 November 2020.
  26. Granger, Anthony (17 November 2020). "Georgia: Marita Khvedelidze Revealed as Spokesperson for Junior Eurovision". Eurovoix. Retrieved 17 November 2020.
  27. "Leah Mifsud – Facebook post". 29 November 2020. Retrieved 4 December 2020 – via Facebook.[non-primary source needed]
  28. Granger, Anthony (27 November 2020). "Russia: Alsou's Daughter Mikella Abramova Announced as Spokesperson". Eurovoix. Archived from the original on 27 November 2020.
  29. "Melani será la portavoz del jurado de España en Eurovisión Junior 2020" (in Spanish). RTVE. 16 November 2020. Archived from the original on 16 November 2020.
  30. Farren, Neil (25 November 2020). "Ukraine: Sophia Ivanko Revealed As Spokesperson for Junior Eurovision 2020". Eurovoix. Retrieved 25 November 2020.

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