Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2009
|Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2009|
|For The Joy Of People|
|Final||21 November 2009|
|Venue||Palace of Sports, Kiev, Ukraine|
Dmytro Borodin (Green Room)
|Directed by||Sven Stojanovic|
|Executive supervisor||Svante Stockselius|
|Executive producer||Ruslan Tkachenko|
|Host broadcaster||National Television Company of Ukraine (NTU)|
|Opening act||Dance acts featuring perofmance of Karina Rudnycka and Yuriy Kuzynsky|
|Interval act||Ani Lorak|
|Number of entries||13|
|Voting system||Each country awards 1–8, 10, and 12 points to their 10 favourite songs|
|Nul points||All countries get 12 points from start|
|Winning song|| Netherlands
The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2009 was the seventh edition of Junior Eurovision Song Contest and took place in Kiev, Ukraine. It was scheduled for 21 November. 13 countries were confirmed by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) to compete in the Contest. The contest was won by Ralf Mackenbach for the Netherlands with the song "Click Clack". At the age of 14, he is the oldest person to win the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in its seven-year history. He was joined by Italy's Vincenzo Cantiello who won the 2014 contest also at the age of 14. Luara Hayrapetyan achieved Armenia another second place. Ekaterina Ryabova also took second place for Russia.
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) invited broadcasters to bid for the rights to host the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2009; three bids were received from Belarus, Serbia, and Ukraine. TV4 of Sweden had originally sent in a bid during summer 2007, but soon withdrew its bid after deciding to completely withdraw from the contest. After deliberations by the EBU, National Television Company of Ukraine was granted the rights to the 2009 contest and would host it in Kiev. Ukraine also hosted the Eurovision Song Contest 2005 at the same venue.
On 12 November 2009 Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Ivan Vasiunyk declared that the contest would not be postponed; (earlier) Party of Regions member of parliament Hanna Herman had called on Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko to cancel the song contest because of the 2009 flu pandemic in Ukraine.
Concept and logo
Logo of the contest titled "Tree of life" is based on the artwork "Sunflower of life" by Maria Primachenko, a well known Ukrainian folk art painter. Creative design of the show was based on the logo of the contest, works and ideas of Primachenko as well as on the concept of the show, titled "For the joy of people".
The EBU announced the complete list of participating countries in the 2009 Contest on 8 June 2009. 13 countries competed in the contest: Armenia, Belarus, Belgium, Cyprus, Georgia, Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Sweden and Ukraine. Sweden returned after missing the contest, while Bulgaria, Greece and Lithuania withdrew from the Contest.
Each country decided their votes through a 50% jury and 50% televoting system which decided their top ten songs using the points 12, 10, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, and 1. Since Sweden broadcast the show not until the morning after, their points were made up solely by their national jury.
|02||Russia||Ekaterina Ryabova||"Malenkiy prints" (Маленький принц)||Russian||2||116|
|03||Armenia||Luara Hayrapetyan||"Barcelona" (Բարսելոնա)||Armenian||2||116|
|04||Romania||Ioana Anuța||"Ai puterea în mâna ta"||Romanian||13||19|
|05||Serbia||Ništa lično||"Onaj pravi" (Онаj прави)||Serbian||10||34|
|06||Georgia||Princesses||"Lurji prinveli" (ლურჯი ფრინველი)||Georgian, English||6||68|
|07||Netherlands||Ralf Mackenbach||"Click Clack"||Dutch, English||1||121|
|08||Cyprus||Rafaella Kosta||"Thalassa, ilios, aeras, fotia" (Θάλασσα, ήλιος, αέρας, φωτιά)||Greek||11||32|
|09||Malta||Francesca & Mikaela||"Double Trouble"||English||8||55|
|10||Ukraine||Andranik Alexanyan||"Try topoli, try surmy" (Три тополі, три сурми)||Ukrainian||5||89|
|11||Belgium||Laura Omloop||"Zo verliefd (Yodelo)"||Dutch||4||113|
|12||Belarus||Yuriy Demidovich||"Volshebniy krolik" (Волшебный кролик)||Russian||9||48|
|13||Macedonia||Sara Markoska||"Za ljubovta" (За љубовта)||Macedonian||12||31|
- The rules says that the participants must sing in one of their national languages, however they are permitted to have a few lines in a different language - as seen in the winning entry.
Below is a summary of all 12 points received:
|4||Belgium||Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Serbia|
|3||Armenia||Cyprus, Georgia, Russia|
|Netherlands||Belgium, Romania, Sweden|
- All countries were given 12 points at the start of voting. This was so no country got nul points.
International broadcasts and voting
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- Sweden – Elise Mattison
- Russia – Philip Masurov
- Armenia – Razmik Arghajanyan
- Romania - Iulia Ciobanu
- Serbia – Nevena Božović (Represented Serbia in 2007)
- Georgia – Ana Davitaia
- Netherlands – Marissa (Represented Netherlands in 2008)
- Cyprus – Yorgos Ioannides (Represented Cyprus in 2007)
- Malta – Daniel Testa (Represented Malta in 2008)
- Ukraine – Marietta
- Belgium – Oliver (Represented Belgium in 2008)
- Belarus — Arina Aleshkevich
- Macedonia – Jovana Krstevska
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- Armenia – Gohar Gasparyan (Armenia 1)
- Belarus – Denis Kuryan (Belarus 1)
- Belgium – André Vermeulen (VRT), Maureen Louys and Jean-Louis Lahaye (RTBF)
- Cyprus – Kyriakos Pastides (CyBC)
- Georgia – Sophia Avtunashvili (GPB)
- Macedonia – Dime Dimitrovski (MTV 1)
- Malta – Valerie Vella (TVM)
- Netherlands – Sipke Jan Bousema (AVRO)
- Romania – Ioana Isopecu and Alexandru Nagy (TVR)
- Russia – Olga Shelest (Russia-1)
- Serbia – Duška Vučinić-Lučić (RTS2)
- Sweden – Johanna Karlsson (TV4)
- Ukraine – Mariya Orlova (NTU)
A live broadcast of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest was available worldwide via satellite through European streams such as TVRi, RIK Sat, RTS Sat and MKTV Sat. The official Junior Eurovision Song Contest website also provided a live stream without commentary via the peer to peer medium Octoshape.
- Australia – No commentary (SBS One)
- Azerbaijan – N/A (Ictimai TV)
- Bosnia and Herzegovina – Dejan Kukrić (BHT 1)
|Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2009: Kyiv|
|Compilation album by Junior Eurovision Song Contest|
|Released||21 November 2009|
|Junior Eurovision Song Contest chronology|
Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2009: Kyiv, is a compilation album put together by the European Broadcasting Union, and was released by Universal Music Group on 21 November 2009. The album features all the songs from the 2009 contest, along with karaoke versions.
|1.||"Du"||Mimmi Sandén (Sweden)||2:47|
|2.||"Malenkiy prints"||Ekaterina Ryabova (Russia)||2:46|
|3.||"Barcelona"||Luara Hayrapetyan (Armenia)||2:44|
|4.||"Ai puterea în mâna ta"||Ioana Anuța (Romania)||2:40|
|5.||"Onaj pravi"||Ništa lično (Serbia)||2:49|
|6.||"Blue Bird"||Group Princesses (Georgia)||2:45|
|7.||"Click Clack"||Ralf Mackenbach (Netherlands)||2:45|
|8.||"Thalassa, ilios, aeras, fotia"||Rafaella Costa (Cyprus)||2:45|
|9.||"Double Trouble"||Francesca & Mikaela (Malta)||2:35|
|10.||"Try topoli, try surmy"||Andranik Alexanyan (Ukraine)||2:44|
|11.||"Zo verliefd (Yodelo)"||Laura (Belgium)||2:30|
|12.||"Volshebniy krolik"||Yuriy Demidovich (Belarus)||2:38|
|13.||"Za ljubovta"||Sara Markoska (Macedonia)||2:43|
|1.||"Du" (Karaoke version)||Mimmi Sandén (Sweden)||2:47|
|2.||"Malenkiy prints" (Karaoke version)||Ekaterina Ryabova (Russia)||2:46|
|3.||"Barcelona" (Karaoke version)||Luara Hayrapetyan (Armenia)||2:44|
|4.||"Ai puterea în mâna ta" (Karaoke version)||Ioana Anuța (Romania)||2:40|
|5.||"Onaj pravi" (Karaoke version)||Ništa lično (Serbia)||2:49|
|6.||"Blue Bird" (Karaoke version)||Group Princesses (Georgia)||2:45|
|7.||"Click Clack" (Karaoke version)||Ralf Mackenbach (Netherlands)||2:45|
|8.||"Thalassa, ilios, aeras, fotia" (Karaoke version)||Rafaella Costa (Cyprus)||2:45|
|9.||"Double Trouble" (Karaoke version)||Francesca & Mikaela (Malta)||2:35|
|10.||"Try topoli, try surmy" (Karaoke version)||Andranik Alexanyan (Ukraine)||2:44|
|11.||"Zo verliefd (Yodelo)" (Karaoke version)||Laura (Belgium)||2:30|
|12.||"Volshebniy krolik" (Karaoke version)||Yuriy Demidovich (Belarus)||2:38|
|13.||"Za ljubovta" (Karaoke version)||Sara Markoska (Macedonia)||2:43|
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