The access issues of the voting website during JESC2017 were caused by a security system. Spokespersons of EBU have confirmed this to ESCDaily in response to our editorial from earlier this week.
For the second time in a row, Australia improved on their best ever Junior Eurovision result. Isabella Clarke finished in 3rd place and made her country proud. ESCDaily looks back on her perfect week at JESC2017.
Online voting is the future, also for adult Eurovision, argues ESCDaily’s Chief Editor Steef van Gorkum in this editorial. However, there are still many concerns that EBU needs to address.
Polina Bogusevich, the winner of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017, has revealed that she would like to participate in the adult Eurovision Song Contest. Polina gave a press conference, after which this news was picked up by press agency TASS.
Polina from Russia wins the 15th edition of Junior Eurovision Song Contest getting 188 points with her song called Wings. Whereas Australia comes the third with 172 points. Georgia wins with jurors and the Netherlands wins with TV viewers.
Tomorrow, 16 countries will compete in the 2017 Junior Eurovision Song Contest. But 50% of the results will already be decided tonight! Follow the jury rehearsal with us. In this blog you can read what we think of the vocal qualities of each country, and how we [read more…]
The online voting process for JESC2017 is underway. EBU says it’s confident in a valid result in which every person votes twice maximum. However, several journalists, including the ESCDaily investigative team, have found relatively easy ways to cast multiple votes from the same device.
Be sure you tune in to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest this Sunday, because according to our chief editor at the scene, “it could be a wonderful moment for Australia” at Eurovision. He says in our special podcast about the contest in Tbilisi.
For the first time, Australia is represented not only by broadcaster SBS but also by kids channel ABC at Junior Eurovision. It gave presenter Grace Koh the chance to visit the contest and become “the Julia Zemiro of JESC”. A huge honour, she says.
Team ESC Daily is at the scene at both the Junior Eurovision Song Contest and the famous adult version of the contest. In this episode of the Eurovision Experience, Steef van Gorkum talks about the differences between both versions of the contest.