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NTU announces Ukrainian finalists for Junior Eurovision

The Ukrainian broadcaster has just announced the name of the 12 candidates that have made it through to the national final for Junior Eurovision 2016.

After a live semi-final, broadcast on YoutTube, the Ukrainian jury panel has come up with a decision which you can check below:

  • Alisa Panchuk – Piy svoyi mriyi
  • Diana Sapozhko – Tviy Svit
  • Denis & Natasha – Ya chekayu dosi tvoho lysta
  • Yulia Radchuk – Moya Zorya
  • Sofiya Rol – Planet Craves for Love
  • Sofiya Lozina – Uhors’kiy tanok
  • Anastasiya Baginskaya – Miy Svit
  • Andrey Boyko – Open your Heart
  • Polina Dashkova – Do Boha
  • Sofiya Shkidchenko – Dolce Vita
  • Denis Rodin – Ukraina – Mama Moya
  • Group Voice Land – Vidchiny Svoye Serce

Source: NTU

The panel of experts for the semi-final was made up of Mariia Burmaka, Ukrainian singer and composer, Svitlana Tarabarova, Ukrainian singer, Valentyn Koval, director general of the Ukrainian music TV channels M1, M2, Vadym Lysytsia, composer and producer, and Viktor Knysh, stage director of Junior Eurovision 2013.

You can watch the semi-final again below:

The selected finalists will compete in a live show to be broadcast on September 10 where the winner and Ukrainian representative will be decided by a mix of pubic televoting and jury panel results.

Who do you want to represent Ukraine at Junior Eurovision 2016? Let us know in comments below!

About Belén García (Spain)

Belén García (Spain)
My name is Belén, I am a 25 year-old musician girl from Spain. I have been following Eurovision since I was only 11 and the Junior version since the beginning (expert of this contest). Before ESC+Plus, I have been part of very well-known websites about Eurovision. Apart from writing, I love taking professional photos! I have already travelled to Eurovision three times (Malmö 2013, Copenhagen 2014 and Vienna 2015) and to Junior Eurovision twice (Malta 2014 & Bulgaria 2015). Next stop -> Stockholm 2016