Italy in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2014

Italy selected their first Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2014 entry through an internal selection. On 4 September 2014 it was revealed that Vincenzo Cantiello would represent Italy with the song "Tu primo grande amore".[1]

Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2014
Country Italy
National selection
Selection processInternal selection
Selection date(s)Artist: 4 September 2014
Song: 3 October 2014
Selected entrantVincenzo Cantiello
Selected song"Tu primo grande amore"
Finals performance
Final result1st, 159 points
Italy in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest
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Vincenzo Cantiello (JESC 2014 winner) before interview for kidsmusic.info

Internal selectionEdit

Shortly after the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2013, the Italian broadcaster RAI revealed that they were interested in participating in the 2014 contest and attended a workshop for interested broadcasters.[2][3] On 8 July 2014, it was announced that Italy would in fact make their debut in the 2014 contest.[4] Two months later on 4 September 2014, the broadcaster revealed that Vincenzo Cantiello had been internally selected to represent the country with the song "Tu primo grande amore" in Marsa, Malta.[1]

At Junior EurovisionEdit

At the running order draw which took place on 9 November 2014, Italy were drawn to perform eleventh on 15 November 2014, following Montenegro and preceding Armenia.[5][6]

VotingEdit

Detailed voting resultsEdit

The following members comprised the Italian jury:[8]

Detailed voting results from Italy[8]
Draw Country D. Salvatori B. Mosconi M. Simone M. Pani D. Maggio Average Jury Points Televoting Points Points Awarded
01   Belarus 6 1 7 1 6 1
02   Bulgaria 10 2 12 10
03   San Marino 3 6 1 10 2 10 8
04   Croatia
05   Cyprus 12 12 3 8 3 5
06   Georgia 12 1
07   Sweden 8 5 8 5 3 10 4
08   Ukraine 2 1 7 8 3
09   Slovenia 5 8 4 4 4 5 1
10   Montenegro 3 2
11   Italy
12   Armenia 4 4 10 7 4 4 2
13   Russia 7 2 8 6 3 2
14   Serbia 10 5 6 12 12 6
15   Malta 1 2 6 10 8 6 7 12
16   Netherlands 12 7 3 5 7 5 7

NotesEdit

  1. ^ All countries received one set of 12 points to ensure no country finished with nul points.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Granger, Anthony (4 September 2014). "Italy: Vincenzo Cantiello To JESC'14". Eurovoix. Retrieved 20 September 2014.
  2. ^ Fisher, Luke James (10 December 2013). "2013 viewing figures in, 2014 planning underway". 2014 planning already underway. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 20 September 2014.
  3. ^ Granger, Anthony (26 June 2014). "Italy: Very Close To JESC Debut This Year". Eurovoix. Retrieved 20 September 2014.
  4. ^ Granger, Anthony (8 July 2014). "Italy: Junior Eurovision Debut In Malta". Eurovoix. Retrieved 20 September 2014.
  5. ^ James-Fisher, Luke (9 November 2014). "The running order for Junior Eurovision 2014!". junioreurovision,tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 13 November 2014.
  6. ^ "Final of Valletta 2014". European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 30 May 2021. Retrieved 30 May 2021.
  7. ^ a b "Results of the Final of Valletta 2014". European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 30 May 2021. Retrieved 30 May 2021.
  8. ^ a b "Detailed Voting Result | Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2014". European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 27 December 2014. Retrieved 30 May 2021.