JESC 2017 | Fource will sing for The Netherlands
Four piece boyband Fource have been chosen to represent The Netherlands at the upcoming Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Tbilisi, Georgia. The winner was decided by a 100% jury vote.
There were 2 rounds in the final. In the first round, all 3 participants sang cover songs:
Fource - September Song (JP Cooper)
Montana - Sign Of The Times (Harry Styles)
Sezina - Issues (Julia Michaels)
The jury put Fource and Sezina through to the second round, leaving Montana in 3rd place. Both Fource and Sezina reprised their semi-final performances.
The jury was made up of:
Kim-Lian van der Meij - actress, singer and presenter. She co-hosted Junior Eurovision 2007 and 2012.
Sharon Doorson - singer-songwriter.
Tim Douwsma - singer. He was the spokesperson for The Netherlands in Eurovision 2014.
The Netherlands has taken part in every Junior Eurovision contest and this is the first time that they will be represented by a boyband, and it is also the first time since 2009 that they will be represented by boys.
In the history of Junior Eurovision, only 3 boybands have participated in the contest:
Z!NK - Belgium 2003 - 6th place with 83 points
Secret Band - Greece 2004 - 9th place with 48 points
Free Spirits - Belgium 2004 - 10th place with 37 points