Countdown to Eurovision ’21: #39 – Australia

#39 – Australia “Technicolour” Montaigne Songwriters: Jessica Cerro, Dave Hammer The Kirkham Report welcomes you to my coverage of the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest!  From April 3 to the end of May, I’ll be here with all the latest ESC news and info, and of course, through May 11, that means I’m also bringing you all the info on each song this year ranked in order of my personal preference from bottom to top. I’ll give the reasons for my personal rankings, and some background info on the song, artist, songwriters, and such.  Again, these are MY opinions, and I realize

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BREAKING NEWS: France’s Valentina wins Junior Eurovision 2020!

11 year old singer Valentina and her fan-favorite song “J’imagine” took the Grand Championship at the 2020 Junior Eurovision Contest, telecast live from Warsaw Poland this morning and afternoon, delivering the first JESC victory for France in the contest. The song has been one of the fan favorites since it was announced in September. Kazakhstan’s Karakat Bashanova took second with her song “Forever“, and Spain’s Solea took third for her monster fan favorite “Palante“. The Netherlands and Belarus rounded out the top five. The show was a technical marvel, mixing graphics and video feeds together, as well as a live

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IT’S HERE! Junior Eurovision 2020 Finals are LIVE at 11 AM ET

WOO HOO! The Junior Eurovision Song Contest finals are today at 11 AM ET/8 AM PT, and for the first time in history…the WHOLE WORLD CAN VOTE! You can vote once both before the contest and during the voting interval after all the performances this morning. The voting is at http://jesc.tv! And you can watch it right here: I’ll have a full run down of the contest and what went down this evening on TKR and on TKRVideoCentral as well (I think, not sure about the video). Good luck to everyone, and GO UKRAINE!!

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Countdown To Junior Eurovision: The 2020 Opening Ceremonies are today!

The Kirkham Report is proud to bring you the  Countdown To Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020! It’s my first year of covering the JESC, and all through November, I’m bringing you all the info on each song this year, and some background info on the song, artist, songwriters, and such. I had things a bit mixed up yesterday – the watch party yesterday was for a replay of last years’ JESC contest, and it was hella fun!  Today is the day for the opening ceremonies. You can catch it live around the world on their YouTube channel at 10 AM

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Countdown To Junior Eurovision 2020: Georgia

Georgia “You Are Not Alone“ Sandra Gadelia Songwriters: Temo Sajaia (lyrics) Giorgi Kukhianidze (music) The Kirkham Report is proud to bring you the  Countdown To Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020! It’s my first year of covering the JESC, and all through November, I’m bringing you all the info on each song this year, and some background info on the song, artist, songwriters, and such.  As of today, all 12 songs have been spotlighted (intended 13th participant Armenia withdrew from the contest on November 5), and later this week, I will announce my choices ranked in order of my personal preference.

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Countdown To Junior Eurovision 2020: Germany

Germany “Stronger With You“ Susan Songwriters: Levent Geiger The Kirkham Report is proud to bring you the  Countdown To Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020! It’s my first year of covering the JESC, and all through November, I’m bringing you all the info on each song this year, and some background info on the song, artist, songwriters, and such.  Once all 12 songs have been spotlighted (intended 13th participant Armenia withdrew from the contest on November 5), I will announce my choices ranked in order of my personal preference. At that time, I’ll give the reasons for my personal rankings; normally

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Countdown To Junior Eurovision 2020: Poland

Poland “I’ll Be Standing“ Ala Tracz Songwriters: Andrzej Gromala, Sara Chmiel-Gromala The Kirkham Report is proud to bring you the  Countdown To Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020! It’s my first year of covering the JESC, and all through November, I’m bringing you all the info on each song this year, and some background info on the song, artist, songwriters, and such.  Once all 12 songs have been announced and spotlighted (one more is being announced later this week; intended 13th participant Armenia withdrew from the contest on November 5), I will announce my choices ranked in order of my personal

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Countdown To Junior Eurovision 2020: France

France “J’imagine“ Valentina Songwriters: Igit, Barbara Pravi The Kirkham Report is proud to bring you the  Countdown To Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020! It’s my first year of covering the JESC, and all through November, I’m bringing you all the info on each song this year, and some background info on the song, artist, songwriters, and such.  Once all 12 songs have been announced and spotlighted (one more is being announced later this week; intended 13th participant Armenia withdrew from the contest on November 5), I will announce my choices ranked in order of my personal preference. At that time,

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Countdown to Junior Eurovision 2020: Ukraine

Ukraine “Vidkryvai (Open Up)“ Oleksandr Balabanov Songwriters: Mykhailo Klymenko, Oleksandr Balabanov The Kirkham Report is proud to bring you the  Countdown To Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020! It’s my first year of covering the JESC, and all through November, I’m bringing you all the info on each song this year, and some background info on the song, artist, songwriters, and such.  Once all 12 songs have been announced and spotlighted (one more is being announced later this week; intended 13th participant Armenia withdrew from the contest on November 5), I will announce my choices ranked in order of my personal

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Countdown to Junior Eurovision 2020: The Netherlands

The Netherlands “Best Friends“ Unity Songwriters: Robert Dorn The Kirkham Report is proud to bring you the  Countdown To Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020! It’s my first year of covering the JESC, and all through November, I’m bringing you all the info on each song this year, and some background info on the song, artist, songwriters, and such.  Once all 12 songs have been announced and spotlighted (one more is being announced later this week; intended 13th participant Armenia withdrew from the contest on November 5), I will announce my choices ranked in order of my personal preference. At that

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