Ukrainian Junior Eurovision 2015 finalists revealed!
Now, the lucky 15 hopefuls who made it through have been revealed!
A jury of four
The 15 artists were judged and selected by a jury of four members. It included Mykhailo Nekrasov, who composed Zlata Ognevich’s “Gravity,” Sofia Tarasova’s “We Are One,” and Sympho-Nick’s “Spring Will Come.” Junior Eurovision winner Anastasiya Petryk was also on the jury, along with art director Anzhela Kopotia and TV-presenter Ruslana Pysanka.
“Our task was to select 15 finalists and we’d like the representative of Ukraine at Junior Eurovision 2015 to be strong, competitive and to show Europe that our country is very strong and rich in talents,” said Mykhailo Nekrasov. “I am really grateful to the NTU that they managed to find strength and energy to arrange a real festival for children in such a difficult time for the country.”
The 15 selected artists
- Katriona Hannah (Kyiv)
- Mariia Karogodska (Kyiv)
- Nazarii Stinianskyi (Vinnytsia)
- “Fresh” (band) (Ivano-Frankivsk)
- Anna Trincher (Kyiv)
- Anastsiia Tkachuk (Ivano-Frankivsk)
- Sofiia Dobryvechir (Kyiv)
- Alisa Panchuk (Kyiv)
- Nina Boikova (Kyiv)
- Show-band “VoiceLand” (Kyiv)
- “Zabava”(band) (Kyiv)
- Viktoriia Sviatogor (Kyiv)
- Alina Valuiska (Lugansk)
- Iaryna Taras – (Ivano-Frankivsk)
- Sofiia Iaremova (Kyiv)
Final on August 22
The Ukrainian representative for Junior Eurovision 2015 will be selected on August 22, when the final is held at the beach complex Olmeca Plage in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv and broadcasted live.
Photos from the event, courtesy of NTU