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Sofiia Rol to represent Ukraine in 2016

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The winning entry in Ukraine was selected by a combination of jury and public votes.

Ukraine made its debut in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2006 and has participated every year since. 

The finalists 

 

Name of the participant and song

 

Points

1.

VoiceLand, Vidchyny svoie­ sertse (Open your h­eart)

 7

2

Diana­ Sapozhko­, ­­Tvii­ svit­ (­Your­ world­)­

 15

3

Denys­ Rodin, ­Ukraina­ – ­mama­ moia­ (­Ukraine­ – ­my­ mother­)­

 15

4

Iuliia Radchuk, Moia zoria (My star­)

 8

5

­Denys­ Dovirak­ and­ Natalia­ Sadova­, Ia­chekaiu­ svoho­ lysta­ (­I­ am­ waiting­ for­ my­ letter­)­

 8

6

Alisa­ Panchuk­, ­Pyi­svoi­ mrii­ (­Drink­ your­ dreams­)­

 10

7

Polina Dashkova, song “Do Boha” (To the Lord)

 10

8

­Anastasiia­ Bahinska­, ­Mii­ svit­ (­My­ world­)­

 20

9

Sofiia Lozina, Uhorskyi­ tanok­ (­Hungarian­ dance)­

 11

10

Sofiia Rol, Planet craves for lov­e

23 

11

Andrii Boiko, O­pen your heart

 19

12

Sofiia Shkidchenko, Dolce­ vita­

12 

The jury

  • Victoria Roma­nova - Deputy Director­ General of NTU
  • Vadym Lysyts­ia - a composer and pr­oducer
  • Mariia Burmaka - a Ukr­ainian singer and com­poser
  • Vale­ntyn Koval - Director ­General of the Ukrain­ian music TV channels­ M1 and M2
  • Oleksandr Ksenofontov­ - a­ ­Ukrainian­ ­record producer­ ­and­ ­lyricist­.

Photograph: NTU

Backstage at the Ukrainian national selection

Ukraine won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2012 and hosted the event in both 2009 and 2013. The 2017 Eurovision Song Contest will be held in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, in May. 

 

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