This year's online voting for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest achieved a record-breaking number of votes, totaling a staggering 1,283,921 valid votes.
Roksana, or Roxie, Węgiel is a 13-year-old vocalist who won the first season of The Voice Kids Poland. She is a girl full of energy and always does what she believes in. Currently Roksana Węgiel is working on her debut album.
Jon Ola Sand, the EBU's Head of Live Events, said: "With a record 20 acts, this year has been the most spectacular Junior Eurovision Song Contest yet and the talent we’ve seen has been phenomenal. Each year the contestants raise the bar with their passion and professionalism and it’s wonderful to see them ‘Light Up’ in front of an international audience. Roksana Węgiel from Poland encapsulates what Junior Eurovision is all about and is a very deserved winner. We are all excited to see what lies ahead for Roksana and I’m sure she has a bright future ahead of her.”
He added: "We at the EBU would like to thank the team at BTRC and all the delegations involved for the hard work they put into this year’s show."
After the show, we spoke with Roksana on stage:
As we say goodbye to Minsk and thank BTRC for a successful 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest, all eyes turn to the location of the 2019 Junior Eurovision Song Contest. This news will be announced by the end of this year. Please keep an eye on this website and the official Junior Eurovision Song Contest social media channels for further updates.
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