Maléna from Armenia has won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021

December 19, 2021

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The 19th edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest has just come to an end, and we have our winner! Maléna from Armenia has won the 2021 Junior Eurovision with her song “Qami Qami”.  This is the second Junior Eurovision win for Armenia, their first being in 2010.

The show was hosted live from La Seine Musicale in France’s capital, Paris, and saw 19 countries from across Europe take to the stage. It was hosted by radio/television presenter and Eurovision spokeperson, Élodie Gossuin, television host and actor Olivier Minne, and France’s Junior Eurovision representative from 2019, Carla.

The winner was decided by a mix of 50% jury voting and 50% online voting. The online vote opened on Friday 17th December, and remained opened until the voting window closed during the live show on December 19th. People from all over the world were able to vote for up to three favourite acts.

France was the winner of the jury vote with 120 points, followed by Poland in second place and Armenia in third place. Azerbaijan and Georgia closed out the jury top 5 with 109 points and 104 points respectively. This is the first time that Azerbaijan have placed top 5 in Junior Eurovision.

Armenia were the winners of the online vote with 109 points, whilst Poland were second with 102 points and Portugal third with 92 points. This is the first time in Junior Eurovision that Portugal has received a top 3 placing. Jury winners France received 67 points from the online voters, putting them fourth.

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