Montenegro in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest

Montenegro debuted at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2014 that was held in Marsa, Malta.[1]

Montenegro
Flag of Yugoslavia (1992–2003); Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (2003–2006).svg Serbia and Montenegro
Montenegro
Member stationRTCG
National selection eventsInternal Selection
2014-2015
Participation summary
Appearances2
First appearance2014
Last appearance2015
Best result13th: 2015
Worst result14th: 2014
External links
Montenegro's page at Eurovision.tv
Song contest current event.png For the most recent participation see
Montenegro in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2015

Formerly Montenegro participated at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2005 as part of Serbia and Montenegro. Then the country was represented by Filip Vučić from Nikšić, Montenegro.

HistoryEdit

Prior to the Montenegrin independence referendum in 2006 which culminated into the dissolution of Serbia and Montenegro,[2] both nations use to compete at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest and Eurovision Song Contest as Serbia and Montenegro.[3] Serbia were the first of the two nations to compete at a Junior Contest, making their debut at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2006.[4] While it was at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2014 when Montenegro would make their debut as an independent nation.[5] Montenegro would eventually withdraw in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2016 after participating for two years straight.[6]

ParticipationEdit

Year Artist Song Language Place Points
Maša Vujadinović & Lejla Vulić "Budi dijete na jedan dan" Montenegrin, English 14 24
Jana Mirković "Oluja" Montenegrin 13 36

Commentators and spokespersonsEdit

The contests are broadcast online worldwide through the official Junior Eurovision Song Contest website junioreurovision.tv and YouTube. In 2015, the online broadcasts featured commentary in English by junioreurovision.tv editor Luke Fisher and 2011 Bulgarian Junior Eurovision Song Contest entrant Ivan Ivanov.[7] The Montenegrin broadcaster, RTCG, sent their own commentators to each contest in order to provide commentary in the Montenegrin language. Spokespersons were also chosen by the national broadcaster in order to announce the awarding points from Montenegro. The table below list the details of each commentator and spokesperson since 2014.

Year(s) Commentator Spokesperson
2014 Dražen Bauković & Tamara Ivanković Aleksandra
2015 Lejla Vulić
20162020 No broadcast Did not participate

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Fisher, Luke James (18 July 2014). "Serbian Montenegro joins Junior Eurovision !". junioreurovision.tv. Retrieved 18 July 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1372 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  3. ^ Philips, Roel (2 August 2005). "Serbia & Montenegro, Lithuania and Ukraine join in Hasselt". esctoday.com. ESCToday. Retrieved 31 August 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Junior Eurovision Song Contest: Serbia". junioreurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 31 August 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ Fisher, Luke James (18 July 2014). "Montenegro joins Junior Eurovision!". junioreurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 31 August 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ Granger, Anthony. "Montenegro: Withdraws From The Junior Eurovision Song Contest". eurovoix.com. RTCG.
  7. ^ Fisher, Luke James (21 November 2015). "Tonight: Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2015!". Junior Eurovision Song Contest – Bulgaria 2015. Retrieved 21 November 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ Karen Dawisha; Bruce Parrott (13 June 1997). Politics, Power and the Struggle for Democracy in South-East Europe. Cambridge University Press. pp. 175–. ISBN 978-0-521-59733-3.