Eurovision Young Dancers 2011

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Eurovision Young Dancers 2011
Eurovision Young Dancers 2011 logo.jpg
Final date 24 June 2011
Venue Dance House, Oslo, Norway[1]
Presenter(s) Erik Solbakken[2]
Director Erik Conders
Executive supervisor Vladislav Yakovlev
Executive producer Arild Erikstad
Host broadcaster Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK)[3]
Number of entries 10
Debuting countries  Croatia
Returning countries  Germany
Withdrawing countries  Belgium
 Czech Republic
 United Kingdom
Voting system Three professional juries choose the top 2 performances, and after the final battle, they choose the winner dancer
Winning dancers Norway Daniel Sarr, Norway
Eurovision Young Dancers
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The 12th Eurovision Young Dancers final was held in the Dance House in Oslo, Norway in June 24, 2011.

The event was aimed at young dancers aged between 15 and 21, competing in modern dances, be it solo or in couples, as long as they were not professionally engaged.

Broadcasters, for this year's EYD were: NRK (Norway), WDR (Germany), SVT (Sweden), NTR (Netherlands), HRT (Croatia), ERT (Greece), RTVSLO (Slovenia), RTP (Portugal), TVP (Poland), RTK (Kosovo).[4]


The format consists of dancers who are non-professional and between the ages of 16–21, competing in a performance of dance routines of their choice, which they have prepared in advance of the competition. All of the acts then take part in a choreographed group dance during 'Young Dancers Week'.[5]

Jury members of a professional aspect and representing the elements of ballet, contemporary, and modern dancing styles, score each of the competing individual and group dance routines. Once all the jury votes have been counted, the two participants which received the highest total of points progress to a final round. The final round consists of a 90-second 'dual', were each of the finalists perform a 45-second random dance-off routine. The overall winner upon completion of the final dances is chosen by the professional jury members.[5]

Jury panel[edit]


Draw Country Broadcaster Info Participant Result
01  Sweden SVT [6] Louise Lind [7] Out
02  Croatia HRT [8] Grigor Bazdar [9] Out
03  Germany WDR [10] Joy Kammin [11] Out
04  Norway NRK [12] Daniel Sarr Advanced
05 Kosovo Kosovo RTK [13] Tringa Hysa [14] Out
06  Netherlands NTR [15] Floor Eimers [16] Out
07  Poland TVP [17] Adam Myslinski [18] Out
08  Slovenia RTVSLO [19] Petra Zupančić [20] Advanced
09  Portugal RTP [21] Ricardo Macedo [22] Out
10  Greece ERT [23] Spiridoula Magouritsa Out

Final duel[edit]

Country Broadcaster Info Participant Result
 Norway NRK [12] Daniel Sarr Winner
 Slovenia RTVSLO [19] Petra Zupančić [20] Runner Up