After a public vote that people could vote on Diya app, 3 names were chosen from shortlist of 8 potential names to be jurors for the Ukranian selection for Junior Eurovision 2023.Jurors votes will count 50% of the overall result in the competition.
3 jurors and results of votes they received and they are:
Ihor Kondratyuk (28.16%): (TV presenter and producer)
Jerry Heil (24.93%): (singer and songwriter. Participated in Ukrainian national selection for adult Eurovision in numerous times)
Alyona Alyona (20.91%): (rapper and composer)
Another shortlisted candidates were:
- Mykhailo Klymenko (vocalist and leader of the band ”ADAM”)
- Kateryna Pavlenko (Monokate) (frontwoman of Go_A and represented Ukraine at adult Eurovision 2021)
- Eduard “Dilya” Prystupa (Former member of the band TNMK)
- Pavlo Skorokhodko (Ukranian actor,dubbing director and TV presenter)
- Olena Usenko (represented Ukraine at Junior Eurovision 2021)
The grand final of the Ukrainian national selection for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2023 will take place on 1st October 2023.The show will be presented by Timur Miroshnychenko and Anna Tulieva.
Finalists for Ukranian national selection are:
- POLINA BABIY – “Universe”
- Anastasia Dymyd – “Kvitka” (Flower)
- Anastasia Bielibova – “Syl’na” (Strong)
- Denis Hryshchuk – “Dance”
- 3’beauties – “Power of Love”
The show will be broadcast live on Suspilne Kultura, the Suspilne Kultura website,junior.eurovision.ua and the official Ukrainian Eurovision Facebook and Youtube accounts.
Zlata Dziunka represented Ukraine at Junior Eurovision 2022 with the song “Nezlamna (Unbreakable)“. She finished in 9th place with 111 points.
Junior Eurovision 2023 will take place in Nice, France on 26th November 2023.