It was a tight and nail-biting race as Valentina battled it out against 11 other incredible contestants to win the Contest with her song 'J'imagine'. The event was organized by the EBU and Polish Host Broadcaster TVP who provided audiences with a unique show full of new technology never seen before in the competition.
After a magical Junior Eurovision edition that combined prerecorded performances with a live show in Warsaw, Poland, the French artist 'Moved The World' to win Junior Eurovision 2020 after receiving a combined score of 200 points from the expert juries and online voting.
Karakat from Kazakhstan came in second place with 152 votes followed by Soleá from Spain who finished in third place with 133 points. A new record was reached with over 4.5 million votes cast in this year's competition!
Click here to see the online scoreboard and detailed voting results.
Valentina is a part of the 'Kids United Nouvelle Génération' and has previously recorded two albums with the group. She was selected to represent her country by FranceTV at this year’s Contest. Besides singing in her own native language, the 11-year-old also likes to sing Italian music too.
Valentina’s super fun performance included 4 dancers, one of which balanced and twirled on their head! Her staging was equally impressive and involved bright and colourful LED effects that displayed famous European landmarks in the background - even a dancing Eiffel Tower!
Read More: Valentina’s participant profile.
Check out images of Valentina's performance in the photo gallery below:
This year’s show was hosted by Polish TV presenters Ida Nowakowska-Herndon, Rafał Brzozowski and Małgorzata Tomaszewska. Today's show was quite a bit different from previous editions not only because it took place during a global pandemic but also because of how it was broadcast. The 2020 competition combined prerecorded performances with a live show in Warsaw that included the use of augmented technologies that have never been used before in Junior Eurovision. The Contest was watched by millions on TV and on the official Junior Eurovision YouTube channel.
Do you want to hear the song from this year's Junior Eurovision Song Contest? You can listen to the album here!