After winning the right to represent Ireland in the 2022 Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Yerevan, Sophie continues the preparation work for their participation by revealing that they are recording music video for their entry which Ireland will send for this year’s competition.
“Solas” to be revealed soon
The filming of the music video was revealed via Sophie’s official TikTok account which sees Sophie on location on the Irish coast. Upon uploading the post, users have asked when the entry will be revealed, with the confirmation being revealed on the weekend (November 5-6). Today, Sophie’s profile on junioreurovision.tv was update to confirm that the title of their entry is “Solas”.
@sophielennon_singing Video shoot day for my song for IRELAND 🤩🇮🇪☘️ #fyp #foryou #viral #trending ♬ original sound – Sophie Lennon Singing💗
At the time of writing, an exact release time and date of Sophie’s Junior Eurovision 2022 entry is yet to be confirmed by TG4.
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
- Italy – Chanel Dilecta
- Kazakhstan – David Charlin
- Malta – Gaia Gambuzza
- The Netherlands – Luna
- North Macedonia – Lara, Irina & Jovan
- Poland – Laura Bączkiewicz
- Portugal – Nicolas Alves
- Serbia – Katarina Savić
- Spain – Carlos Higes
- Ukraine – Zlata Dziunka
- United Kingdom – Freya Skye
To keep up to date with our coverage of the 2022 Junior Eurovision coverage, you can do so by clicking right here
Ireland’s Junior Eurovision journey
Ireland first participated in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2015. Débuting alongside Australia, Ireland was represented by Aimee Banks singing ” Réalta na Mara”. At the close of voting, Ireland finished in 12th place – receiving 36 points. Ireland has since participated a further six times. Their best placement came in 2016, when Zena Donnelly finished in tenth place with her song “Bríce ar Bhríce”.
In 2021, Maiú Levi Lawlor represented Ireland in Paris with his song “Saor (Disappear)”. Ireland’s most recent participation, he finished 18th in a field of 19, earning 44 points. Of these, 5 came from professional juries, whilst the remaining 39 were from the online vote.
Are you excited to hear Sophie’s entry for Yerevan? What kind of song are you expecting from Ireland this year? As always, let us know what you think by commenting below. Also, be sure to follow ‘That Eurovision Site’ on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Tiktok as we prepare for the Junior Eurovision 2022!
News Source: Sophie Lennon
Photo Credit: TG4