For all those people who are interested in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, here are the results and details for 2008.
Well Done to Georgia in Winning the sixth Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Lemesos, Cyprus.
is Georgia - 154 points
2nd Ukraine - 135 points
3rd Lithuania - 103 points
The sixth Junior Eurovision Song Contest took place at the Spyros Kyprianou Arena, Lemesos, Cyprus, on Saturday 22 November 2008. The contest will last around 2 1/4 hours.
Alex Michael & Sophia Paraskeva hosted this event.
During the interval, the 2008 Eurovision Winner, Dima Bilan sang one of her songs and Believe, his winning song. Also all the contestant sang together and sang "Hand in Hand". The event was supported by Unicef where 100% profit of all phone voting goes to the Charity. Evridiki and Dimitris also perform the theme song "Fun In The Sun"
The singers must all be aged between 8 to 15 years old on the day of their national final. They must have written their song themselves with no professional help.
15 Countries took part. They are in performance order, Romania, Armenia, Belarus, Russia, Greece, Georgia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Serbia, Malta, Netherlands, Ukraine, Lithuania, FYR Macedonia, Cyprus.
The winner was decided by televoting and for the first time in Junior Eurovision, a jury (which made up about 50% of the vote), as like the main Eurovision Song Contest. Again this year, the voting lasted through the contest and not tied into10 minutes after all the songs were heard. Georgia had sound problems and voted second last. FYR Macedonia also had sound problems and voted last.
The 2009 host will not be the winner of the Junior 2008 contest. The host for 2009 Junior Eurovision Song Contest will be held somewhere in Ukraine
Here are the songs and artist who entered the 2008 Junior Eurovision Song Contest and their final score.
(*) Indicate the number of times that a country was awarded 12 points. Also note that every country had 12 points to start off with and are not indicated below.
|2||Ukraine||135 (3)||Matrosy||Victoria Petryk||12|
|3||Lithuania||103 (1)||Laiminga Diena||Eglė Jurgaitytė||13|
|4||Malta||100||Junior Swing||Daniel Testa||10|
|5||FYR Macedonia||93||Prati Mi SMS||Bobi Andonov||14|
|6||Belarus||86||Spit Angel||Dasha, Alina & Karina||3|
|7||Russia||73 (1)||Mihail Puntov||Spit Angel||4|
|8||Armenia||59||Im Ergi Hnchyune||Monika Manucharova||2|
|9||Romania||58||Salvaţi Planeta||Mădălina & Andrada||1|
|10||Cyprus||46 (1)||Gioypi Gia||Elena Mannouri & Charis Savva||15|
|12||Serbia||37||Uvek Kad U Nebo Pogledam||Maja Mazić||9|
|14||Greece||19||Kapoia Nychta||Niki Yiannouchu||5|
|15||Bulgaria||15||Edna Mechta||Krestiana Kresteva||8|
The full jury score sheet can be downloaded from here, including the entries from the main Eurovision Song Contest. Please click here for details.
United Kingdom decided not to enter the 2008 contest for UK viewers had to watch the contest via the internet. They could not even watch it on sky as Spain did not enter either! The quality was excellent as you had a choice of normal or High Quality
The full jury score sheet can be downloaded from here, including the entries. Please click here for details.
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