13 year old Roksana gives Poland their first ever win at the 16th Junior Eurovision Song Contest!
Following an evening of outstanding singing and magical performances, Roksana Węgiel, representing Poland, was crowned the winner of the 16th Junior Eurovision Song Contest.
A record number of votes were received and Roksana Węgiel stunned audiences at home and inside the arena with her incredible performance of Anyone I Want to Be. The Final saw 13 year old Roksana win with an impressive 215 points.
Poland first took part in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2003 and made their fifth appearance in the competition tonight. Their previous best finish was in 2017 when they came eighth. However, Roksana Węgiel’s remarkable performance means that Poland will take home the highly coveted Junior Eurovision Song Contest trophy.
Angélina Nava from France was announced as this year’s runner up with her song Jamais Sans Toi with 203 points, closely followed by Jael, representing Australia with her song Champion with 201 points.
The annual competition for 9 to 14 year olds, organized by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), was hosted by BTRC (Belarusian Television and Radio Company) and broadcast live from the Minsk Arena. This evening’s show was seen by millions at home, on TV and online .