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Congratulations, Poland!

Thank you, Minsk!

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Facts & Figures

Being 16 years old, the Junior Eurovision Song Contest already has a rich history with some pretty amazing facts and figures. On this ever-expanding page, we are sharing the ones you should know with you.

  • Poland has won the 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest
  • The first Junior Eurovision Song Contest took place in Copenhagen, Denmark in November 2003
  • Georgia has won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest a record three times in total (2008, 2011, 2016)
  • Belarus and Malta have won the contest twice
  • The highest number of participants is 20 (2018)
  • Armenia has the strongest overall record in the contest with eight top five placings out of ten entries. The country has never been outside the top ten.
  • Some singers have graduated from Junior Eurovision to the Eurovision Song Contest including the Tolmachevy Sisters (Russia 2006, 2014) and OG3NE (The Netherlands 2007, 2017)
  • The Netherlands, Ukraine, Malta and Belarus have hosted the Junior Eurovision Song Contest on more than one occasion.