Today S4C will hold the final of their national selection for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019, with six acts willing to wave the Welsh flag in Gliwice, Poland. The song the winner(s) will perform on November 24th has already been composed and we’ll listen to it at the superfinal.
Last week, it was shown how the three mentors Connie Fisher, Lloyd Macey and Tara Bethan selected the 6 finalist acts, helped by the last year’s mentor Stifyn Parri. They are:
The Welsh final will be made up of two different rounds. In the first round, the six candidates will perform live on stage, while experts will be judging the performances. The top three according to the panels’ scoreboard will go through to the superfinal.
The second round will see the three qualifiers perform their own versions of the Junior Eurovision 2019 entry “Calon yn Curo (Heart Beating)”, composed by former Eurovision competition performers, Sylvia Strand and John Gregory (Cyprus 2010) and rapper and composer Ed Holden. When the super finalists have finished their performances, the lines will be opened and the public at home and the audience at Venue Cymru will be able to vote for their favourite entry. A 50-50 combination of votes from panels across Wales and London and the public will decide the winner(s), who will go on to represent Wales in Gliwice, Poland.
The final of “Cwilio Am Seren” will be broadcast live at 20.00 CET on S4C.