Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2016

14th annual Junior Eurovision Song Contest

The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2016 was the fourteenth edition of the contest. It took place at the Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta, Malta on 20 November 2016, Maltanese broadcaster Public Broadcasting Services was the host broadcaster for the event.[1] The motto for the contest was "Embrace".[2]

Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2016
Embrace
Dates
Final date 20 November 2016
Host
Venue Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta, Malta
Presenter(s)
  • Ben Camille
  • Valerie Vella
Director Gordon Bonello
Executive supervisor Jon Ola Sand
Host broadcaster Public Broadcasting Services (PBS)
Interval act
Participants
Number of entries 17
Debuting countries None
Returning countries
Vote
Voting system Each country's adult & kid juries, as well as three expert jurors, award 12, 10, 8–1 points to their top 10 songs.
Winning song  Georgia
"Mzeo"
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ResultsEdit

Draw[3] Country[4] Artist[4] Song[4] Language(s) Place[5] Points[5]
01   Ireland Zena Donnelly "Bríce ar Bhríce" Irish, English 10 122
02   Armenia Anahit and Mary "Tarber" (Տարբեր) Armenian, English 2 232
03   Albania Klesta Qehaja "Besoj" Albanian, English 13 38
04   Russia The Water of Life Project "Water of Life" Russian, English 4 202
05   Malta Christina Magrin "Parachute" English 6 191
06   Bulgaria Lidia Ganeva "Magical Day (Valsheben den)" (Вълшебен ден) Bulgarian, English 9 161
07   Macedonia Martija Stanojković "Love Will Lead Our Way (Ljubovta ne vodi)" (Љубовта не води) Macedonian, English 12 41
08   Poland Olivia Wieczorek "Nie zapomnij" Polish, English 11 60
09   Belarus Alexander Minyonok "Musyka moikh pobed (Music is My Only Way)" (Музыка моих побед) Russian, English 7 177
10   Ukraine Sofia Rol "Planet Craves for Love" Ukrainian, English 14 30
11   Italy Fiamma Boccia "Cara Mamma (Dear Mom)" Italian, English 3 209
12   Serbia Dunja Jeličić "U la la la" (У ла ла ла) Serbian 17 14
13   Israel Shir and Tim "Follow My Heart" Hebrew, English 15 27
14   Australia Alexa Curtis "We Are" English 5 202
15   Netherlands Kisses "Kisses and Dancin'" Dutch, English 8 174
16   Cyprus George Michaelides "Dance Floor" Greek, English 16 27
17   Georgia Mariam Mamadashvili "Mzeo" (მზეო) Georgian 1 239

Score sheetEdit

Final voting results (Adult and expert juries)[6][7]
Voting procedure used:
  Adult jury
  Kids jury
  Expert jury
Total score
Kids jury score
Ireland
Armenia
Albania
Russia
Malta
Bulgaria
Macedonia
Poland
Belarus
Ukraine
Italy
Serbia
Israel
Australia
Netherlands
Cyprus
Georgia
Mads Grimstad
Christer Björkman
Jedward
Contestants
Ireland 122 57 1 1 12 3 10 12 6 8 3 4 5
Armenia 232 110 4 7 10 8 10 10 2 12 10 4 7 7 8 5 8 10
Albania 38 13 2 4 2 5 7 1 2 2
Russia 202 105 7 6 4 1 8 7 7 4 2 5 5 2 3 4 3 10 7 12
Malta 191 105 1 4 7 3 5 6 1 8 5 10 1 12 10 7 2 4
Bulgaria 161 68 3 8 6 6 7 12 5 3 7 1 7 6 1 6 8 6 1
Macedonia 41 24 2 2 1 3 2 5 2
Poland 60 36 2 4 1 2 1 6 4 1 3
Belarus 177 65 8 7 12 5 10 3 5 12 10 10 8 2 6 12 2
Ukraine 30 12 3 2 4 3 1 5
Italy 209 103 10 1 8 5 6 12 6 4 6 2 7 8 5 4 12 10
Serbia 14 9 5
Israel 27 20 3 2 1 1
Australia 202 99 5 5 10 6 8 4 1 10 6 7 8 4 12 7 3 7
Netherlands 174 65 6 10 5 8 7 7 4 3 3 8 4 4 6 3 6 10 3 4 8
Cyprus 27 12 2 8 5
Georgia 239 83 12 12 12 10 3 12 8 12 12 3 10 8 6 12 12 1 5 6
Voting results (Kids juries)[6][8][7]
Voting procedure used:
  Adult jury
  Kids jury
  Expert jury
Total score
Adult jury score
Expert jury score
Ireland
Armenia
Albania
Russia
Malta
Bulgaria
Macedonia
Poland
Belarus
Ukraine
Italy
Serbia
Israel
Australia
Netherlands
Cyprus
Georgia
Contestants
Ireland 122 56 9 8 1 10 7 2 7 8 1 6 2 5
Armenia 232 99 23 7 6 10 7 12 8 12 5 10 10 5 6 4 8
Albania 38 23 2 4 1 4 1 2 1
Russia 202 68 29 8 3 2 10 12 6 10 8 6 12 6 10 6 6
Malta 191 80 6 5 6 12 8 5 10 10 5 3 12 4 10 3 7 5
Bulgaria 161 78 15 6 5 5 3 5 6 1 8 2 3 3 8 3 7 3
Macedonia 41 17 0 7 1 2 2 3 8 1
Poland 60 21 3 12 1 4 2 7 10
Belarus 177 92 20 8 12 8 6 5 7 5 7 7
Ukraine 30 18 0 3 4 4 1
Italy 209 84 22 10 1 10 2 12 7 7 12 6 5 7 8 4 8 4
Serbia 14 5 0 3 3 1 2
Israel 27 6 1 3 5 4 1 4 2
Australia 202 86 17 12 2 7 8 6 2 8 1 4 7 6 4 12 10 10
Netherlands 174 94 15 4 7 6 6 1 4 10 2 12 1 12
Cyprus 27 15 0 2 2 5 3
Georgia 239 144 12 3 10 4 4 5 3 3 12 8 2 12 5 12

12 pointsEdit

Below is a summary of the maximum 12 points awarded by each country's adult and kids jury. Countries in bold gave the maximum 24 points (12 points apiece from the adult and kids jury) to the specified entrant.

12 points awarded by adult juries
N. Contestant Nation(s) giving 12 points
8   Georgia   Albania,   Armenia,   Belarus,   Bulgaria,   Cyprus,   Ireland,   Netherlands,   Ukraine
2   Belarus   Israel,   Russia
  Ireland   Italy,   Malta
1   Armenia   Serbia
  Australia   Georgia
  Bulgaria   Poland
  Italy   Macedonia
  Malta   Australia
12 points awarded by the kids juries
N. Contestant Nation(s) giving 12 points
3   Georgia   Australia,   Cyprus,   Ukraine
2   Armenia   Belarus,   Bulgaria
  Australia   Ireland,   Netherlands
  Italy   Malta,   Poland
  Malta   Albania,   Italy
  Netherlands   Georgia,   Israel
  Russia   Macedonia,   Russia
1   Belarus   Russia
  Poland   Armenia

SpokespersonsEdit

The first votes to be announced were those of the professional music industry jury, announced in the order of performance. The expert juries then announced their votes which had been cast live at the contest. Finally, the points awarded by the kids juries were announced as a total in order of the fewest to the greatest number of points received by each country.[9] The spokespersons are shown below alongside each participating country.[10]

  1.   Ireland – Andrea Leddy
  2.   Armenia – Mika[11]
  3.   Albania – Juna Dizdari
  4.   Russia – Mikhail Smirnov[12]
  5.   Malta – Gaia Cauchi[11]
  6.   Bulgaria – Milen Pavlov
  7.   Macedonia – Antonija Dimitrijevska
  8.   Poland – Nicoletta Włodarczyk
  9.   Belarus – Ruslan Aslanov[13]
  10.   Ukraine – Anna Trincher[14]
  11.   Italy – Jade Scicluna[15]
  12.   Serbia – Tomislav Radojević
  13.   Israel – Itay Limor[16]
  14.   Australia – Sebastian Hill
  15.   Netherlands – Anneloes
  16.   Cyprus – Loucas Demetriou
  17.   Georgia – Elene Sturua[17]
  18.  Expert juries – Christer Björkman, Mads Grimstad and Jedward

ReferencesEdit

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  9. Deakin, Samuel (19 November 2016). "JESC'16 LIVE: Jury Rehearsal". eurovoix.com. Retrieved 5 June 2017.
  10. "Spokespersons at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2016" (PDF). European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 November 2016. Retrieved 31 May 2021.
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  14. Granger, Anthony (16 November 2016). "Ukraine: Anna Trincher Confirmed as Spokesperson". Eurovoix. Retrieved 16 November 2016.
  15. Lombardini, Emanuele (19 November 2016). "Junior Eurovision 2016: la maltese Jade Scicluna annuncerà i voti italiani". www.eurofestivalnews.com. Retrieved 2 June 2017.
  16. Granger, Anthony (10 November 2016). "Israel: Itay Limor Announced Junior Eurovision Spokesperson". Eurovoix. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  17. Granger, Anthony (11 November 2016). "Georgia: Elene Sturua Announced Spokesperson". Eurovoix. Retrieved 11 November 2016.

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