After the reveal of the finalists still in the running in Ukraine’s Junior Eurovision 2023 selection, UA:PBC has revealed that Herman Nenov will once again be the Creative Director for its participation.
Aiming to make Junior Eurovision a remarkable event in Ukranian showbiz
Herman Nenov’s appointment was detailed in UA:PBC’s official Eurovision social media accounts, where he mentioned that his aim is to make the selection and Ukraine’s participation in nice ‘a remarkable event in Ukrainian showbiz’.
Herman Nenov has had previous Junior Eurovision experience, having been the Creative Director for the country’s participation in Junior Eurovision in 2021 and 2022, as well as being Ukraine’s Creative Director for Eurovision 2023 in Liverpool.
Ukraine’s Junior Eurovision 2023 selection is set to take place in October in the format of an online concert, with Ukraine’s representative for Nice to be selected 50/50 (Jury & Audience Vote), with the jurors to be determined by Ukrainians through online voting.
Ukraine’s Junior Eurovision Journey
In 2006, Ukraine made their debut to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, with Nazar Slyusarchuk and the song “Khlopchyk Rock ‘n’ Roll” (Хлопчик рок ‘н’ ролл), which placed 9th. Since their debut, the Eastern European nation has participated 16 times, and even won once in 2012 with Anastasiya Petryk and her song “Nebo” (Небо).
In 2022, Ukraine selected its representative through a national final, where Zlata Dziunka won the right to represent the nation with “Nezlamna”, which managed to place 9th receiving 111 points from the jury and online vote.
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News Source: UA:PBC
Photo Credit: Herman Nenov