After being announced as Portugal’s representative for Yerevan, no further information have been revealed on Nicolas’ entry for this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest, until now. RTP has confirmed that Carolina Deslandes will be the author of Nicolas’ song for this year’s contest.
Nicolas’ mentor on The Voice Kids & a Festival da Canção 2021 participant
Carolina is no stranger to Nicolas, as she became his coach when he joined The Voice Kids in Portugal in 2022, where Nicolas ended up joining her team and Nicolas ended up being the runner-up of this year’s competition.
Other than her stint on The Voice Kids Portugal, Carolina is also a musician, having released three studio albums, with her latest studio album “Casa” topping the Portuguese Album Charts. In 2021, Carolina was one of the participants on Festival da Canção 2021 with the song “Por Um Triz”, which managed to place 2nd just behind The Black Mamba.
At the time of writing, no further details have been announced on Nicolas’ entry for Yerevan. However, RTP has confirmed that a further announcement will be made on November 7.
Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2022
The 2022 Junior Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Yerevan, following Malena’s win in the 2021 Junior Eurovision Song Contest with “Qami Qami“, with the competition set to take place on the 11th of December. The competing countries in this year’s competition are as follows:
- Albania – Kejtlin Gjata
- Armenia – Nare
- France – Lissandro
- Georgia – Mariam Bigvava
- Ireland – Sophie Lennon
- Kazakhstan – David Charlin
- Malta – Gaia Gambuzza
- The Netherlands – Luna
- North Macedonia – Lara Trpčeska and Irina Davidovska
- Poland – Laura Bączkiewicz
- Portugal – Nicolas Alves
- Serbia – Katarina Savić
- Spain – Carlos Higes
- Ukraine – Zlata Dziunka
- United Kingdom
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Portugal’s Junior Eurovision Journey
Portugal first took part in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2006, with Pedro Madeira singing his song “Deixa-me sentir”. At the close of voting, Portugal finished 14th in a field of 15 participants with a total of 22 points. Portugal participated once more in 2007, before taking a 10 year break and returning to the Contest in 2017. Since then, Portugal has participated a total of six times.
Portugal’s most recent participation came in 2021, when Simão Oliveira represented the nation in Paris with song “O Rapaz”. Once the combined scores were revealed, Portugal finished in 11th place with 101 points. This is currently Portugal’s best result at the Junior Contest, with 92 points coming from the online vote, whilst the remaining 9 came from professional juries.
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News Source: RTP
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