The winner of the Ukrainian national selection for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018 has been announced this morning.
Ten hopefuls competed to get to represent Ukraine in the contest later this year, they were:
- Kain Rivers – Without Saying Goodbye
- HAOS – Nenormalne lito
- The Sparks – We Are Part of This
- Denis Rodin – Batky
- Yarina Taras – Sonyachnyy bit
- Irina Ignatenko – Ya z toboyu
- Alexander Balabanov – My dity zemli!
- Darina Krasnovetska – Say Love
- Polina Pizartsova – Ty povir v lyubov
- Sofia Ivanko – Chomu?
The outcome was in the hands of a professional jury (that among others included LAUD, from Vidbir 2018). They would take in the advice of a public poll but the ultimate decision would be theirs.
Now they have chosen 11-year old Darina and her song ‘Say Love’.
Darina has been singing for over 5 years already and has been on The Voice – Kids in Ukraine.
She’s ambitious as next to becoming a famous singer in Ukraine, she also wants to take on the world!
For now her goal is, though, according to the girl herself:
Everyone has their own dream. Mine is a victory in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018!
Hear the song she hopes to achieve that with:
The Junior Eurovision Song Contest will take place on Sunday the 25th of November in Minsk, Belarus!