JESC2020: UNITY Wins the Dutch “Junior Songfestival”

The Netherlands held tonight its national selection for the Junior Eurovision song contest “Junior Songfestival 2020”

Three acts have preformed on stage built especially for the event on Rrotterdam’s Ahoy, the same venue scheduled to host the next Eurovision song contest next May. The 4th act planned to preformed tonight was sadly been took off the lineup as solo singer Robin about to sing “MEE”, could not perform due to a positive COVID-19 test, the same as for Unity’s 4th member Demi. The live show was hosts Buddy Vedder and Romy Monteiro.

At the end of the night, by a collective decision of a professional jury panel and younger panel its was announce that getting the ticket to Warsaw is girl-band UNITY and their song “Best friend”. the full scorebaord looked as follows:

  1. T-Square – Count On Me (3rd Place, 29 Points)
  2. Jackie & Janae – It’s You And Me (2nd Place, 30 Points)
  3. UNITY – Best Friends (1st Place, 34 Points)

WE WON!

UNITY consists of Naomi (13), Demi (14), Maud (14) and Jayda (13) were brought together especially for the “Junior Songfestival”. ESCBEAT is wishing the missing band member Demi tones of health and hoping to see her joining the team on the stage in the final. Talking with the local press right after the girls expressed their excitement saying

We’re feeling very happy and excited because we never expected to win, its special and incredible, WE WON!

The 18th edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest will stay in Poland as of last winner’s winner Viki Gabor. there 13 countries will #MoveTheWorld on the night of November 29th where a new star will be born. this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and in order to keep the artists and delegations safe, the acts will be pre-recorded on a local studio in each country together with an online voting making its comeback!

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