Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2015

Date: Saturday 21 November 2015
Venue: Arena Armeec (Sofia, Bulgaria)
Voting system: 1-8, 10 and 12 points. Jury + Televoting 50%
Number of countries: 17
Hosts: Poli Genova
Slogan: #Discover


The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2015 will be the 13th annual Junior Eurovision Song Contest and will take place in Arena Armeec in Sofia, Bulgaria on 21 November 2015. This will be the first time that the Bulgarian national broadcaster, Bulgarian National Television (BNT), are organising an Eurovision event. Seventeen countries have confirmed their participation, with Australia and Ireland making their début at the 2015 contest. Albania and Macedonia will return after being absent since the 2012 and 2013 contests respectively. Croatia and Cyprus will be withdrawing after returning in the 2014 edition, while Sweden will be withdrawing for the first time since 2008.

On 7 October 2015, it was confirmed that seventeen countries will take part in the contest. Australia and Ireland will make their debut, Albania will return after a two-year absence and Macedonia will return after a one-year absence. Croatia and Cyprus will be withdrawing after returning in the 2014 edition, while Sweden will be withdrawing for the first time since 2008. It will be the first time since 2007, that 17 countries will take part.


Country Performer Song Points Place
1 flag_Serbia_ico Serbia Lena Stanmekovic Lenina Pesma (Lena´s song) 79  7
2 flag_Georgia_ico Georgia The Virus Gabede (Dare) 51 10
3 flag_Slovenia_ico Slovenia Lina Kudúzovic Prva Ljubezen (First Love) 112 3
4 flag_Italy_ico Italy Chiara & Martina Viva 34 16
5 flag_Netherlands_ico The Netherlands Shalisa Million Lights 35 15
6 flag_Australia_ico Australia Bella Paige My Girls 64 8
7 flag_Ireland_ico Ireland Aimee Banks Réalta Na Mara (Star of The Sea) 36 12
8 flag_Russia_ico Russia Misha Smirnov Metcha (Dream) 80 6
9 flag_Macedonia_ico FYR Macedonia Ivana & Magdalena Pletenka (Braid of Love) 26 17
10 flag_Belarus_ico Belarus Ruslan Aslanov Volshebstvo (Magic) 105 4
11 flag_Armenia_ico Armenia MIKA Love 176 2
12 flag_Ukraine_ico Ukraine Anna Trincher Pochny z sebe (Start with yourself) 38 11
13 flag_Bulgaria_ico Bulgaria Gabriela Yordanova & Ivan Stoyanov Colour of Hope 62 9
14 flag_San-Marino_ico San Marino Kamilla Ismailova Mirror 36 14
15 flag_Malta_ico Malta Destiny Chuyunkere Not My Soul 185 1
16 flag_Albania_ico Albania Mishela Rapo Dambaje 93 5
17 flag_Montenegro_ico Montenegro Jana Mirkovic Oluja (Storm) 36 13


Poli Genova: “I am really happy that Bulgaria is hosting the most prestigious song contest for young artists in Europe and that BNT decided that I am the right person to host it,” said the 28 year-old on her appointment. “I can wait to discover this event and I am sure it will be unforgetable! Let’s support the young artists together because they are our future.” Poli impressed at castings held a few months ago, where the producers of this year’s show auditioned television hosts for the role. Her excellent English and total stage confidence saw her shine, and is a natural in front of the camera – making her the perfect host for the target teenage audience.

Poli’s music career started when she was four years old, and in 1995 she joined the children’s vocal group Bon-Bon. To this day she still works with her first producer Rosie Karaslavova, and has since graduated from the Lubomir Pipkov National School of Music playing the clarinet and from the NATFA with a degree in Film Production.


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Venue Stage Winner Scoreboard Trophy CD Cover



Theme Song #Discover Stage Welcome to Bulgaria 2015!
A message from Poli Genova Running Order Draw Opening Ceremony

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