Ukraine in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest
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|National selection events||National Final|
|Best result||1st: 2012|
|Worst result||Last: 2010|
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Ukraine in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2016
Ukraine took part in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in 2006. Their best result came in Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2012when Anastasiya Petryk won for Ukraine with “Nebo“. Her sister Viktoria Petryk came 2nd at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2008 with “Matrosy”.
It was announced in June 2008 that Ukraine has been selected to host the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2009. The 2009 contest was held at the Palace of Sports in Kiev on 21 November 2009. On 30 November 2013, Ukraine once again hosted the competition, this time at Palace “Ukraine” in Kiev. So on Kiev is the first city to host the contest twice, while Ukraine was then the second country after the Netherlands to host the competition twice. After Kim-Lian van der Meij from the Netherlands, Timur Miroshnychenko was the second person to host Junior Eurovision twice, this time along with Zlata Ognevich.
- Table key
1st place 2nd place 3rd place Last place
|2006||Nazar Slyusarchuk||“Khlopchyk Rock ‘n’ Roll” (Хлопчик рок ‘н’ ролл)||Ukrainian||9||58|
|2007||Ilona Galitska||“Urok hlamuru” (Урок гламуру)||Ukrainian||9||56|
|2008||Viktoria Petryk||“Matrosy” (Матроси)||Ukrainian||2||135|
|2009||Andranik Alexanyan||“Try topoli, try surmy” (Три тополі, три сурми)||Ukrainian||5||89|
|2010||Yulia Gurska||“Miy litak” (Мій літак)||Ukrainian||14||28|
|2011||Kristall||“Evropa” (Європа)||Ukrainian, English||11||42|
|2012||Anastasiya Petryk||“Nebo” (Небо)||Ukrainian, English||1||138|
|2013||Sofia Tarasova||“We Are One“||Ukrainian, English||2||121|
|2014||Sympho-Nick||“Pryyde vesna” (Прийде весна)||Ukrainian, English||6||74|
|2015||Anna Trincher||“Pochny z sebe” (Почни з себе)||Ukrainian, English||11||38|
|2016||Sofia Rol||“Planet Craves For Love“||Ukrainian, English||14||30|
Anastasiya Petryk. Winner of Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2012
Broadcasts and voting
Commentators and spokespersons
The contests are broadcast online worldwide through the official Junior Eurovision Song Contest website junioreurovision.tv and YouTube. In 2015, the online broadcasts featured commentary in English by junioreurovision.tv editor Luke Fisher and 2011 Bulgarian Junior Eurovision Song Contest entrant Ivan Ivanov. The Ukrainian broadcaster, NTU, sent their own commentators to the contest in order to provide commentary in the Ukrainian language. Spokespersons were also chosen by the national broadcaster in order to announce the awarding points from Ukraine. The table below list the details of each commentator and spokesperson since 2006.
|2010||Timur Miroshnychenko||Elizabeth Arfush|
|2013||Tetiana Terekhova||Elizabeth Arfush|
|2014||Timur Miroshnychenko||Sofia Tarasova|
The tables below shows Ukraine’s top-five voting history rankings up until their most recent participation in 2016 and takes into account the new voting system which allows the adult and kids juries each to award a set of points, introduced by the European Broadcasting Union from the 2016 contest onwards.
|2009||Kiev||Palace of Sports||Ani Lorak and Timur Miroshnychenko|
|2013||Kiev||Palace “Ukraine”||Zlata Ognevich and Timur Miroshnychenko|