Georgia wins Junior Eurovision Song Contest
Mariam Mamadashvili from Georgia won this year’s edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, which was hosted by Malta at the Mediterranean Conference Centre. Mariam’s song is called Mzeo, which means ‘sun’. It’s the third time that Georgia has won the competition, setting a new record for the Junior Eurovision. Georgia scored a total of 239 points from the international expert and the kids’ juries plus the result from the Expert Panel. Armenia’s Anahit and Mary finished second with 232 points with Italy’s Fiamma Boccia finished in third place with 209 points. Malta’s Christina Magrin finished in sixth place with her song Parachute, picking up 191 votes. Seventeen countries took part.