Date: 26 November 2017
Venue: Tbilisi Olympic Palace (Tbilisi, Georgia)
Voting system: 1-8, 10 & 12 points. Jury + Televoting 50%
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!
|1||Cyprus||Nicole Nicolaou||I Wanna Be A Star||45||16|
|2||Poland||Alicja Rega||Mój Dom||138||8|
|3||The Netherlands||FOURCE||Love Me||156||4|
|5||Belarus||Helena Meraai||Ya Samaya||149||5|
|7||Ireland||Muireann McDonnell||Súile Glasa||54||15|
|8||FYR Macedonia||Mina Blažev||Dancing Through Life||69||12|
|9||Georgia||Grigol Kipshidze||Voice Of The Heart||185||2|
|10||Albania||Ana Kodra||Don’t Touch My Tree||67||13|
|11||Ukraine||Anastasiya Baginska||Ne Zupynyay||147||7|
|12||Malta||Gianluca Cilia||Dawra Tond||107||9|
|14||Serbia||Irina & Jana||Ceo svet je naš||92||10|
|15||Australia||Isabella Clarke||Speak Up||172||3|
|16||Italy||Maria Iside Fiore||Scelgo||86||11|
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!