It’s time for Ukraine, the country which won in 2012 and hosted the event twice, in 2009 and 2013!
UKRAINE IN THE JUNIOR EUROVISION SONG CONTEST:
Ukraine took part in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in 2006. Their best result came in Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2012 when Anastasiya Petryk won for Ukraine with Nebo. Her sister Viktoria Petryk came 2nd at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2008 with Matrosy.
It was announced in June 2008 that Ukraine has been selected to host the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2009. The 2009 Contest was held at the Palace of Sports in Kiev on 21 November 2009. On November 30 2013 Ukraine will once again host the competition, this time at Palace “Ukraine” in Kiev. So on Kiev is the first city to host the contest twice, while Ukraine was then the second country after the Netherlands to host the competition twice. After Kim-Lian van der Meij from the Netherlands, Timur Miroshnychenko was the second person to host Junior Eurovision twice, this time along with Zlata Ognevich.
- Junior Eurovision 2006: Nazar Slyusarchuk – Khlopchyk Rock ‘n’ Roll
- Junior Eurovision 2007: Ilona Galitska – Urok Glamuru
- Junior Eurovision 2008: Viktoria Petryk – Matrosy
- Junior Eurovision 2009: Andranik Alexanyan – Tri Topoli, Tri Surmy
- Junior Eurovision 2010: Yulia Gurska – Miy Litak
- Junior Eurovision 2011: Kristall – Evropa
- Junior Eurovision 2012: Anastasiya Petryk – Nebo
- Junior Eurovision 2013: Sofia Tarasova – We are One
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