The completed running order for Junior Eurovision 2022 has been revealed.
At the opening ceremony, which took place earlier today, we found out that The Netherlands would be opening the show and Ukraine would be closing, whilst Armenia were drawn to perform in position number 15.
Now, the producers have slotted in the remaining 13 countries and have completed the running order for this years Junior Eurovision Song Contest.
Armenia joins 11 other Junior Eurovision host countries (2003, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2019, 2021) in performing in the second half, and is the third host country to perform in 15th place, after Cyprus in 2008 and Malta in 2014.
The Netherlands are opening the show, and Ukraine are closing the show, both for the first time in Junior Eurovision history. In contrast, The Netherlands have closed the show on three occassions, in 2003, 2012 and 2014 and Ukraine have opened the show once, in 2018.
Who will win Junior Eurovision 2022?
Whilst it’s near impossible to acuratley determine who will win Junior Eurovision 2022 at this stage, we can have a look at previous contests to gague who could be the winner, based on statistics.
In all previous Junior Eurovision Song Contests, 16 out of 19 winners have all performed in the second half, with 13 of them being one of the last 5 countries to perform. A whopping 6 countries have won Junior Eurovision from performing in last place (2005, 2006, 2007, 2016, 2018, 2020).
Only three Junior Eurovision winner have performed in the first half – Croatia performed in second place in 2003, Georgia in 6th place in 2008 and Armenia in 9th place in 2021.
What are your thoughts on the running order for Junior Eurovision 2022? Where are your favourites performing? Let us know in the comments below!