After withdrawing from the competition in 2020, Armenia will be participating in the 2021 Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Armenian broadcaster ARMTV has now confirmed that Maléna Fox will represent Armenia in Paris. It was announced that Maléna’s entry will be revealed later this week.
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 – Anna Gjebrea with “Stand By Me”
- Armenia – Maléna Fox
- Azerbaijan – Sona Azizova with “One of Those Days”
- Bulgaria – Deni & Marti with “Voice of Love”
- France (Host) – Enzo – “Tic Tac”
- Georgia – Niko with “Let’s Count the Smiles”
- Germany – Pauline with “Imagine”
- Ireland – Maiú Levi Lawlor
- Italy – Elisabetta Lizza with “Specchio”
- Kazakhstan – Alinur Khamzin and Beknur Zhunibekuly
- Malta – Ike and Kaya with “My Home”
- The Netherlands – Ayana with “Mata Sugu Aō Ne”
- North Macedonia – Cast of Dajte Muzika with “Green Forces”
- Poland – Sara James with “Somebody”
- Portugal – Simão Oliveira with “O Rapaz”
- Russia – Tanya Mezhentseva with “Mon Ami”
- Serbia – Jovana and Dunja with “Children’s Eyes”
- Spain – Levi Díaz with “Reir”
- Ukraine – Olena Usenko with “Vazhil”
You can keep up with our Junior Eurovision 2021 coverage here.
Armenia’s Junior Eurovision Journey
In 2007, Armenia made its debut in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest with Arevik and the song “Erazanq” (Երազանք) which place 2nd. Since their debut, Armenia has participated 13 times, won the competition once (2010), and even hosted in Yerevan in 2011.
Their recent participation in 2019, saw Armenia participating with Karina Ignatyan with the song “Colours of Your Dream”, which managed to place 9th overall, receiving 115 points from the Jury and Online Vote.
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News Source: ARTMV
Photo Source: ARMTV