Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017

Date: Sunday 26 November 2017
Venue: Tbilisi Olympic Palace (Tbilisi, Georgia)
Voting system:
Number of countries: 16
Hosts: Helen Kalandadze and Lizi Japaridze
Slogan: Shine Bright
For the first time ever, a Eurovision event travels to Georgia! The 2017 Junior Eurovision Song Contest will take place on Sunday 26 November in the country’s capital, Tbilisi.

Georgia’s public broadcaster, GPB, will host the 2017 Junior Eurovision Song Contest at the modern 4,000-seat Olympic Palace in Tbilisi. 16 countries will participate in the 2017 edition of the competition. For the first time ever, a new voting structure will be introduced to allow viewers from around the world to vote online for their favourite artists!


Country Performer Song Points Place Picture Live Videoclip JESC
1 Cyprus Cyprus Nicole Nicolaou I Wanna Be A Star
2 Poland Alicja Rega Mój Dom
3 flag_Netherlands_ico The Netherlands FOURCE Love Me
4 flag_Armenia_ico Armenia Misha Boomerang
5 Belarus Helena Meraai Ya Samaya
6 Portugal Portugal Mariana Venâncio Youtuber
7 flag_Ireland_ico Ireland Muireann McDonnell Súile Glasa
8 flag_Serbia_ico FYR Macedonia Mina Blažev Dancing Through Life
9 flag_Belarus_ico Georgia Grigol Kipshidze Voice Of The Heart
10 Albania Ana Kodra Don’t Touch My Tree
11 Ukraine Anastasiya Baginska Ne Zupynyay
12 Malta Gianluca Cilia Dawra Tond
13 flag_Russia_ico Russia Polina Bogusevich Krylya
14 Serbia Irina & Jana Ceo svet je naš
15 Australia Isabella Clarke Speak Up
16 Italy Italy Maria Iside Fiore Scelgo



Helen Kalandadze and Lizi Japaridze

Helen Kalandadze was born in Tbilisi, Georgia. She participated in the reality TV show Star Academy in 2009 and started working in the world of broadcasting soon after. In 2010 she participated in the Eurovision Song Contest as a backing singer for Georgian Singer Sofia Nijaradze with her song Shine. In 2011 she graduated from the Faculty of Business Administration and Tourism Management at Ilia University.

Lizi (Pop) Japaridze was born in Tbilisi in September 2004. At the age of four she began studying at the International School of Georgia. She represented Georgia in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest with the song Happy Day. The video for the song is the most popular clip on the official Junior Eurovision Song Contest channel on YouTube!


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