Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017

15th annual Junior Eurovision Song Contest

The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017 was the fifthteenth edition of the contest. It took place at the Olympic Palace, Tbilisi, Georgia on 26 November 2017, Georgian broadcaster Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) was the host broadcaster for the event.[1] The motto for the contest was "Shine Bright".[2]

Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017
Shine Bright
Dates
Final date 26 November 2017
Host
Venue Olympic Palace, Tbilisi, Georgia
Presenter(s) Helen Kalandadze
Lizi Japaridze
Director Simon Gibney
Gordon Bonello
Executive supervisor Jon Ola Sand
Host broadcaster Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB)
Opening act Mariam Mamadashvili with "Mzeo"
All participants with "Shine Bright"
Interval act The Virus with "Atsabatsa"
Lizi Japaridze and Helen Kalandadze
Georgian Dancers
Participants
Number of entries 16
Debuting countries None
Returning countries  Portugal
Vote
Voting system Each country's professional jury award 12, 10, 8–1 points to their 10 favourite songs. International viewers vote for 3–5 songs, and votes are converted to points by proportional representation.
Winning song  Russia
"Wings"
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ResultsEdit

 
Polina Bogusevich with the trophy

On 9 August 2017, it was confirmed that sixteen countries would take part in the contest. Portugal marked their first appearance since 2007, while Bulgaria and Israel withdrew.[3]

Draw Country[3] Artist[4] Song[4] Language(s) Place[5] Points[5]
01   Cyprus Nicole Nicolao "I Wanna Be a Star" Greek, English 16 45
02   Poland Alicja Rega "Mój dom" Polish 8 138
03   Netherlands FOURCE "Love Me" Dutch, English 4 156
04   Armenia Misha "Boomerang" Armenian, English 6 148
05   Belarus Helena Meraai "I Am the One" Russian 5 149
06   Portugal Mariana Venâncio "Youtuber" Portuguese 14 54
07   Ireland Muireann McDonnell "Súile Glasa" Irish 15 54
08   Macedonia Mina Blažev "Dancing Through Life" Macedonian, English 12 69
09   Georgia Grigol Kipshidze "Voice of the Heart" Georgian 2 185
10   Albania Ana Kodra "Don't Touch My Tree (Mos ma prekni pemën)" Albanian, English 13 67
11   Ukraine Anastasiya Baginska "Don't Stop" Ukrainian, English 7 147
12   Malta Gianluca Cilia "Dawra Tond" English, Maltese 9 107
13   Russia Polina Bogusevich "Wings" Russian, English 1 188
14   Serbia Irina Brodić and Jana Paunović "Ceo svet je naš" (Цео свет је наш) Serbian 10 92
15   Australia Isabella Clarke "Speak Up" English 3 172
16   Italy Maria Iside Fiore "Scelgo (My Choice)" Italian, English 11 86

Score sheetEdit

Voting results[6]
Voting procedure used:
  100% jury vote
  100% online voting
Total score
Online voting
Cyprus
Poland
Netherlands
Armenia
Belarus
Portugal
Ireland
Macedonia
Georgia
Albania
Ukraine
Malta
Russia
Serbia
Australia
Italy
Contestants
Cyprus 45 40 2 1 2
Poland 138 61 1 10 6 4 5 12 7 2 8 3 6 5 1 6 1
Netherlands 156 112 5 4 10 6 1 4 4 5 5
Armenia 148 56 12 10 8 8 2 10 10 10 7 10 2 3
Belarus 149 69 6 5 2 7 10 1 5 5 5 2 12 8 4 8
Portugal 54 45 2 4 3
Ireland 54 42 3 3 1 1 4
Macedonia 69 41 1 3 3 1 1 4 6 5 3 1
Georgia 185 42 3 12 7 12 12 7 10 10 12 12 10 12 8 10 6
Albania 67 35 8 7 3 2 4 8
Ukraine 147 67 7 6 5 8 5 4 3 6 8 2 4 3 12 7
Malta 107 81 6 2 1 5 12
Russia 188 66 10 8 8 4 10 12 5 12 12 7 5 8 7 12 2
Serbia 92 44 3 4 2 6 8 3 4 7 2 2 7
Australia 172 79 2 7 12 5 7 6 8 4 7 1 8 3 7 6 10
Italy 86 49 4 1 3 6 6 1 6 10

12 pointsEdit

Below is a summary of all 12 points received from each country's professional juries.

N. Contestant Nation(s) giving 12 points
6   Georgia   Albania,   Armenia,   Belarus,   Poland,   Russia,   Ukraine
4   Russia   Australia,   Georgia,   Macedonia,   Portugal
1   Armenia   Cyprus
  Australia   Netherlands
  Belarus   Malta
  Malta   Italy
  Poland   Ireland
  Ukraine   Serbia

SpokespersonsEdit

  1.   Cyprus – Maria Christophorou[7]
  2.   Poland – Dominika Ptak
  3.   Netherlands – Thijs Schlimback[8]
  4.   Armenia – Lilit Tokhatyan
  5.   Belarus – Saba Karazanashvili[9]
  6.   Portugal – Duarte Valença
  7.   Ireland – Walter McCabe
  8.   Macedonia – Kjara Blažev[10]
  9.   Georgia – Lizi Tavberidze[11]
  10.   Albania – Sabjana Rizvanu[12]
  11.   Ukraine – Sofia Rol[13]
  12.   Malta – Mariam Andghuladze[14]
  13.   Russia – Tonya Volodina
  14.   Serbia – Mina Grujić
  15.   Australia – Liam Clarke
  16.   Italy – Sofia Bartoli[15]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Georgia to host the 2017 Junior Eurovision Song Contest". junioreurovision.tv. 1 February 2017. Retrieved 10 June 2021.
  2. ""Shine Bright" the Slogan of Junior Eurovision 2017". Eurovoix. 12 May 2017. Retrieved 10 June 2021.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Jordan, Paul (9 August 2017). "16 Countries to dazzle on stage in Tbilisi in 2017!". junioreurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 9 August 2017.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Tbilisi 2017 - Junior Eurovision Song Contest — Tbilisi 2017". junioreurovision.tv. Retrieved 22 November 2017.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Final of Tbilisi 2017". European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 1 June 2021. Retrieved 1 June 2021.
  6. "Results of the Final of Tbilisi 2017". European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 1 June 2021. Retrieved 1 June 2021.
  7. Herbert, Emily (24 November 2017). "Cyprus: Maria Christophorou Announced As Junior Eurovision Spokesperson". Eurovoix.
  8. Herbert, Emily (24 November 2017). "The Netherlands: Thijs Schlimback Announced As Junior Eurovision Spokesperson". Eurovoix.
  9. "Instagram post by Official Club OGAE Belarus 🇧🇾😉 • Nov 22, 2017 at 11:42am UTC". Instagram. Retrieved 22 November 2017.
  10. Herbert, Emily (24 November 2017). "FYR Macedonia: Kjara Blažev Announced As Junior Eurovision Spokesperson". Eurovoix.
  11. "Georgia: Lizi Tavberidze Revealed As Spokesperson". Eurovoix. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  12. Herbert, Emily (24 November 2017). "Albania: Commentator and Spokesperson Revealed". Eurovoix.
  13. "Ukraine: Sofia Rol Revealed as Spokesperson". Eurovoix. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  14. Herbert, Emily (24 November 2017). "Malta: Mariam Andghuladze Announced As Junior Eurovision Spokesperson". Eurovoix.
  15. Herbert, Emily (24 November 2017). "Italy: Sofia Bartoli Announced As Junior Eurovision Spokesperson". Eurovoix.

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