He is 13 years old, his name is Lissandro, and he is the one who will represent France at Eurovision Junior on December 11th. His song titled Oh mom!was co-authored by Barbara Pravi, who finished second in the classic Eurovision in 2021 So.
Lissandro comes from a village in the Moselle, according to France Télévisions. His influences range from old school rock to today’s colorful R’n’B pop.
His song is “A delicious cross between Bruno Mars and Elvis that creates groove Europe”, Alexandra Redde-Amiel, head of the French delegation to Eurovision and director of variety at France Télévisions, commented in a press release.
Edition organized in Armenia
The children’s version of the song contest will take place in Yerevan after last year’s victory of Armenia with young Maléna (14 years old).
France, which organized the competition and was represented by Enzo (13 years old) and his song Tic Tacfinished third, behind Valentina’s win in 2020.
Junior Eurovision, which will be in its 20th year, is reserved for children aged 9-14. Unlike Eurovision for adults, you can vote for your country. The winner is decided by half of the votes of the public and half of the votes of the national juries.
The public will be able to vote on junioreurovision.tv from Friday 9 December.
This year, 16 countries are participating: Albania, Armenia, Spain, France, Georgia, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, North Macedonia, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Great Britain, Serbia and Ukraine.