Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2009
The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2009 was the seventh edition of Junior Eurovision Song Contest and took place in Kiev, Ukraine. It was scheduled for 21 November. 13 countries were confirmed by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) to compete in the Contest. The contest was won by Ralf Mackenbach for the Netherlands with the song "Click Clack". At the age of 14, he is the oldest person to win the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in its 7 year History. Luara Hayrapetyan achieved Armenia another second place. Ekaterina Ryabova also took second place for Russia.
|Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2009|
"For The Joy Of People"
|Final date||21 November 2009|
|Venue||Palace of Sports, Kiev, Ukraine|
Dmytro Borodin (Green Room)
|Executive supervisor||Svante Stockselius|
|Host broadcaster||National Television Company of Ukraine (NTU)|
|Opening act||Dance acts featuring perofmance of Karina Rudnycka & Yuriy Kuzynsky|
|Interval act||Ani Lorak|
|Number of entries||13|
|Withdrawing countries|| Bulgaria|
|Voting system||Citizens of each participating country vote by telephone and SMS message, which counts for 50%. Each country's 10 favourites are awarded 1 to 8, 10 and 12 points based on the number of votes. Results 1-5 are automatically displayed on-screen, then each country announces 6-8, 10 and 12 points. A jury in each country also has a 50% say in the outcome.|
|Nul points||All countries get 12 points from start|
|Winning song|| Netherlands|
|Junior Eurovision Song Contest|
Each country decided their votes through a 50% jury and 50% televoting system which decided their top ten songs using the points 12, 10, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, and 1. Sweden have only 100% jury.
|02||Russia||Russian||Ekaterina Ryabova||"Malenkiy prints" (Маленький принц)||The little prince||2||116|
|03||Armenia||Armenian||Luara Hayrapetyan||"Barcelona" (Բարսելոնա)||-||2||116|
|04||Romania||Romanian||Ioana Anuța||"Ai puterea în mâna ta"||You got the power in hand||13||19|
|05||Serbia||Serbian||Ništa Lično||"Onaj pravi" (Онаj прави)||The right one||10||34|
|06||Georgia||Georgian||Group Princesses||"Lurji prinveli" (ლურჯი ფრინველი)||The blue bird||6||68|
|07||Netherlands||Dutch, English||Ralf Mackenbach||"Click Clack"||-||1||121|
|08||Cyprus||Greek||Rafaella Kosta||"Thalassa, ilios, aeras, fotia"
(Θάλασσα, ήλιος, αέρας, φωτιά)
|Sea, sun, air, fire||11||32|
|09||Malta||English||Francesca & Mikaela||"Double Trouble"||-||8||55|
|10||Ukraine||Ukrainian||Andranik Alexanyan||"Try topoli, try surmy" (Три тополі, три сурми)||Three poplars, three trumpets||5||89|
|11||Belgium||Dutch||Laura Omloop||"Zo verliefd (Yodelo)"||So in love||4||113|
|12||Belarus||Russian||Yuriy Demidovich||"Volshebniy krolik" (Волшебный кролик)||The magic rabbit||9||48|
|13||Macedonia||Macedonian||Sara Markovska||"Za ljubovta" (За љубовта)||For love||12||31|
- The rules says that the participants must sing in one of their national languages, however they are permitted to have a few lines in a different language - as seen in the winning entry.
Below is a summary of all 12 points received:
|N.||Recipient nation||Voting nation|
|4||Belgium||Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Serbia|
|3||Netherlands||Belgium, Romania, Sweden|
|Armenia||Cyprus, Georgia, Russia|
- All countries were given 12 points at the start of voting. This is so no country gets nul points.
- İctimai TV.
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- SBS1 
- A live broadcast of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest was available worldwide via satellite through European streams such as TVRi, RIK Sat, RTS Sat and MKTV Sat. The official Junior Eurovision Song Contest website also provided a live stream without commentary via the peer to peer medium Octoshape.
- Sweden - Elise Mattison
- Russia - Philip Masurov
- Armenia - Razmik Arghajanyan
- Romania - Iulia Ciobanu
- Serbia - Nevena Bozovic
- Georgia - Ana Davitaia
- Netherlands - Marissa
- Cyprus - Yorgos Ioannides
- Malta - Daniel Testa
- Ukraine - Marietta
- Belgium - Oliver
- Belarus - Arina Aleshkevich
- Macedonia - Jovana Krstevska
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