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Latvia picked their singer, Sarlote Lenmane, using a format called Lord Of The Voice. And as they say - that's the key. "It means that the main task for a child is not only to be good-looking and talented, but to work hard and become the lord or the master of their own voice." Irene Gruzite, the Latvian Head of Delegation said.

In the end it was Sarlotte, who took the trophy, out of 300 entries and will represent the Baltic republic in Minsk. Congratulations!

A duet for Russia

In Russia, a national final was held to pick their entry. The choice was made by viewers and a jury equally. 

The decision was to go with a duet this time and as hinted in the title of the song - Boy And Girl - it's performed by a boy and a girl, Saska Lazin & Liza Drozd, respectively. Now they'll have the task of representing Russia in Minsk, good luck!

Incredibly talented Yulia wins Ukrainian ticket!

In Ukraine, it was decision time just recently when a jury an viewers chose  Yuliya Gurska with the song Miy Litak who won their hearts.

Yuliya has won numerous Ukrainian and international pop music contests already. Her repertoire includes performances taken from musicals, cover-versions of world hits in Russian, Ukrainian, English and German.

Her hobbies include music, reading, swimming, origami. She likes animals, and takes great pleasure to take care of her own pets – Martha, the poodle, and Alevtina, the rat.

She will thus have the job of performing for Ukraine in Minsk, congratulations!

The 8th edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, will be held on the 20th of November in the capital of Belarus, Minsk.

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