After confirming that they will be participating in this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest. North Macedonian broadcaster MRT has confirmed that Children of Dajte Muzika will represent the country at Junior Eurovision 2021. The broadcaster confirmed they choose to select their entrant internally on the basis of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Children of Dajte Muzika
Dajte Muzika is one of the most popular TV shows for children in North Macedonia. The children that will represent the country have so far released over 80 tracks through the TV show. The composers of their Junior Eurovision 2021 song are already well known to the kids. In addition to the children, Eurovision stars even appeared as a guest on Dajte Muzika, such as Tamara Todevska, who gave North Macedonia their best result; and appeared with her daughter Hana. You are able to see more about the show on their official Youtube channel.
Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021
Junior Eurovision 2021 will take place in Paris, France following Valentina’s victory in JESC 2020 with “J’imagine”. The contest will be held in La Seine Musicale on December 19th. 19 countries will be competing in the 19th edition of the competition:
- Albania – TBC
- Armenia – TBC
- Azerbaijan – Sona Azizova
- Bulgaria – TBC
- France (Host) – TBC
- Georgia – TBC
- Germany – Pauline with “Imagine”
- Ireland – TBC
- Italy – TBC
- Kazakhstan – TBC
- Malta – TBC
- The Netherlands – Ayana with “Mata Sugu Aō Ne”
- North Macedonia – Cast of Dajte Muzika
- Poland – Sara James with “Somebody”
- Portugal – Simão Oliveira
- Russia – TBC
- Serbia – Jovana and Dunja with “Children’s Eyes”
- Spain – Levi Díaz
- Ukraine – TBC
You can keep up with our JESC 2021 coverage here.
North Macedonia’s Junior Eurovision Journey
North Macedonia (previously FYR Macedonia) participated in the first Junior Eurovision in 2003 with Marija and Viktorija’s “Ti ne me poznavas”. The song finished 12th with 19 points.
The nation has participated every year since except for 2012, 2014, and 2020. Their best result came in 2007 when Rosica Kulakova and Dimitar Stojmenovski’s “Ding Ding Dong” finished in 5th place with 111 points.
Like their counterparts at Eurovision, the majority of North Macedonia’s entries have been sung in Macedonian.
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News Source: MRT
Photo Source: MRT