A couple of weeks ago the finalists of the Dutch national selection for Junior Eurovision 2021 – Junior Songfestival 2021 have been revealed. After that news we also got a chance to hear which four acts are going to compete in the final to get a chance to represent The Netherlands at Junior Eurovision the artists are divided in a quintet, trio and two solo acts. We had a chance to hear the snippets of the songs and the date of the final has been revealed to be the 25th of September.
MELODY is the quintet which consists of Angelina, Ceder, Faye, Mirre and Soline and they will be singing “Niet Wat Vrienden Doen” (Not What Friends Do) the girl group is following the steps of Dutch representatives at Junior Eurovision 2020, UNITY who performed the “Best Friends” sticking to the topic of Friends in their song.
The remaining acts are a trio which consists of Jade, Loïs and Lyova; Priscilla who will be performing as a solo artist; and another solo artist Ayana whose song “Mata Sugu Aō Ne” we had a chance to hear last week. Her entry featurey Dutch, English and Japanese lyrics and in case it gets selected we will be hearing Japanese for the second time at the stage of Junior Eurovision Song Contest given the fact that back in 2006 Serbian entry “Učimo strane jezike” had a phrase in Japanese. You can check out the song below
The countries which confirmed their participation at Junior Eurovision 2021 so far are Ukraine, Germany, France, The Netherlands, Russia, Ireland ,Georgia. Poland and Portugal who has also selected their entrant for the contest.Albania is expected to make their decision by the end of this month while broadcasters from San Marino, Slovakia, Moldova, Austria, Estonia, Latvia, Denmark, Iceland, Bulgaria, Norway, Finland, Scotland, Sweden, Switzerland, Wales, Czech Republic as well as Belgian broadcasters VRT and RTBF confirmed they won’t be taking part at the show. The contest will take place on 19th of December in Paris .
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