Georgia wins Junior Eurovision 2016!

The 2016 edition of Junior Eurovision concluded moments ago, where Georgia’s MariamMamadashvili won with her entry ‘Mzeo‘.

The show was hosted in Valletta, Malta and 17 countries all participated, showcasing young and fresh talent from each of their countries.

Here’s a look at the results and the total points accumulated.

1. Georgia – Mariam Mamadashvili – Mzeo – 239 points
2. Armenia – Anahit & Mary – Tarber – 232 points
3. Italy –  Fiamma Boccia – Cara Mamma – Dear Mom – 209 points
4. Russia – Water of Life Project – Water of Life – 202 points
5. Australia – Alexa Curtis – We Are – 202 points
6. Malta – Christina Magrin – Parachute – 191 points
7. Belarus – Alexander Minyonok – Musyka moikh pobed – 177 points
8. The Netherlands – Kisses – Kisses and Dancin’ – 174 points
9. Bulgaria – Lidia Ganeva – Magical Day – 161 points
10. Ireland – Zena Donnelly – Bríce ar Bhríce – 122 points
11. Poland – Olivia Wieczorek – Nie zapomnij – 60 points
12. F.Y.R. Macedonia – Martija Stanojković – Love Will Lead Our Way (Ljubovta ne vodi) – 41 points
13. Albania – Klesta Qehaja – Besoj – 38 points
14. Ukraine – Sofia Rol – Planet Craves For Love – 30 points
15. Israel – Shir & Tim – Follow My Heart – 27 points
16. Cyprus – George Michaelides – Dance Floor – 27 points
17. Serbia – Dunja Jeličić – U la la la – 14 points

 

Georgia’s Success:

After winning tonight’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest, Georgia are now the most successful country with a total of 3 wins in the contest. The previous two occasions where Georgia were victorious included 2008 and 2011.

Mariam Mamadashvili at her press conference with the runners up from Armenia.

Were Georgia one of your favourites in the run up to Junior Eurovision? What did you think of tonight’s performances and the show? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

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