Valletta 2016
Events

Valletta 2016

Participants & Scoreboard
Sunday, 20 November, 2016, 17:00 CET
Venue & Location
Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta, Malta
Host Broadcaster
PBS
Presented by
Unknown
Executive Producer
Unknown
EBU Supervisor
Jon Ola Sand
Multicamera director
Unknown
The 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest was hosted in Valletta, Malta on Sunday 20th November following Destiny Chukunyere’s victory the year before.

17 countries participated in the 2016 contest which had the slogan Embrace. Poli Genova, who presented Junior Eurovision the year before and finished fourth in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest performed during the show as did Jedward from Ireland. The 2016 contest took place on a Sunday afternoon for the first time which was deemed more suitable for the target audience. 

The winner was decided by a combination of jury and votes from a professional panel. Mariam Mamadashvili from Georgia won the contest with her song Mzeo, leaving Armenia in second and Italy in third place. Georgia became the first country to win Junior Eurovision three times.   

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