Junior Eurovision Gallery: Tech Rehearsals, Day One

Junior Eurovision Gallery: Tech Rehearsals, Day One

Want to take a look backstage at the Junior Eurovision 2011 rehearsals?

Thought so! So we asked Steven Newby to capture the best moments during the first technical rehearsals of the thirteen acts appearing on the Yerevan stage. There’ll be more from Steven throughout the week, but for now, here’s what the singers are up to.

Katya starts with a very strong performance, opening up this year’s Junior Contest.

Russia jESC 2011

Russia jESC 2011

Latvia’s Moondog, Amanda Bashmakova, received a galactic-warmth response

Latvia JESC 2011

Latvia JESC 2011

 

Lerika is hoping for a yes, yes, for her bubblegum pop entry

Moldova JESC 2011

Moldova JESC 2011

Dalita welcomes us to her home country, with a warmer number than the temperature outside

Armenia JESC 2011

Armenia JESC 2011

Ivan Ivanov’s Superhero flies by with this little poppy number

Bulgaria JESC 2011

Bulgaria JESC 2011

Paulina Skrabytė little multi-coloured fluffy number comes across very well in rehearsals.

Lithuania JESC 2011

Lithuania JESC 2011

Kristall will be hoping for all of  Europe to be voting for her on Saturday night.  I suspect not.

 

Ukraine JESC 2011

Ukraine JESC 2011

 

Macedonia’s Dorijan Dlaka seemed to be having a bit of a squeaky time on-stage, next week he mitt qualify for Senior ESC!

 

Macedonia JESC 2011

Macedonia JESC 2011

The Dutch entry, by Rachel, is clearly targeting her audience with her very good performance.  She needs to remember to return the scaffolding to the builder she nicked it off!

Netherlands JESC 2011

Netherlands JESC 2011


Lidiya Zablotskaya’s extremely powerful performance is a bit of a belter the the hall.

Belarus JESC 2011

Belarus JESC 2011

A mature, rocky number from Sweden, no bubblegum for Erik!

Sweden JESC 2011

Sweden JESC 2011

if a Georgian offers you Candy… don’t take it.

Georgia JESC 2011

Georgia JESC 2011

Femke, with Een kusje meer, occludes this year’s contest with another cutsie number.

Belgium JESC 2011

Belgium JESC 2011

 


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