🇺🇦 Voting for the jurors for Ukraine’s Junior Eurovision 2023 selection opens

🇺🇦 Voting for the jurors for Ukraine’s Junior Eurovision 2023 selection opens

With just over two weeks to go until Ukraine selects its representative for Nice, UA:PBC has launched the selection to pick the jurors that will be helping to select the country’s representative for Nice.

The top three artists with most votes will be selected

UA:PBC has put forward seven candidates to be in jury on October 1, and they are:

  • Jerry Heil
  • Mykhailo Klymenko
  • Ihor Kondratyuk
  • Kateryna Pavlenko (Monokate)
  • Eduard “DILYA” Pristupa
  • Pavlo Skorokhodko
  • Olena Usenko

The voting will be open for Ukranians on the Diya app, and will be open until September 17. Further information about the voting right here. The three candidates with the highest votes will be selected to be part of the jury.

Ukraine’s Junior Eurovision 2023 selection

Five young artists will be competing in order to represent Ukraine at Junior Eurovision 2023 in Nice. The competing artists, the title of their entry and the respective songwriter are as follows:

OrderArtistEntry (Translation)Writer
1Polina Babiy“Universe”Polina Babiy
2Anastasia Dymyd“Квітка”(Flower)Svitlana Tarabarova
3Anastasia Belibova“Сильна” (Strong)Anastasia Belibova
4Denys Hryschuk“Dance”Svitlana Tarabarova
53’Beauties“Power of Love”Svitlana Tarabarova

As they have done over the previous years, Ukraine will be selecting their representative via a mixture of Jury and Audience Vote.

Ukraine’s Junior Eurovision 2023 selection will air on October 1, at 18:00 on the Suspilne Kultura TV Channel and Website; on the junior.eurovision.ua website; and Eurovision Ukraine’s Facebook page and Youtube channel.

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.

Are you happy to see Ukraine participating at Junior Eurovision this year? Who do you think should succeed Zlata in Nice? Are you excited for Junior Eurovision 2023? Are you hoping to attend the contest in Nice? Let us know in the comments or on social media. Be sure to follow That Eurovision Site on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok.

News Source: UA:PBC

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