[VIDEO] Malta wins Junior Eurovision Song Contest

Gaia Cauchi gets Malta in the first place in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest.

11-year-old Gaia Cauchi has won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest
11-year-old Gaia Cauchi has won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest

With a total of 130 votes, 11-year-old Gaia Cauchi has won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest - Malta's first win in this competition.

Cauchi competed with her song The Start, written and composed by Matt 'Muxu' Mercieca and Elton Zarb. She garnered the maximum points from the Kids' Jury, Macedonia, Moldova, Netherlands and Ukraine.

The talented singer is no stranger to the music scene as she has received several international awards.

The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2014 will be held in Malta.

The contest was held in Kiev, Ukraine's capital, which is currently afflicted by anti-government demonstrations following their President's decision to withdraw from signing a trade deal with the EU.

Held at the "Palace Ukraine", the participating countries were Sweden, Azerbaijan, Armenia, San Marino, Macedonia, hosts Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Georgia, Netherlands, Malta and Russia.

Last year's Junior Eurovision Song Contest was won by 11-year-old Ukranian singer Anastasiya Petryk.

The contest saw 2012 Eurovision winner Emmelie de Forrest and 2004 winner Ruslana. 

 

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Well done Gaia. Nice song, exceptional voice, impeccable performance.
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No dancers. Wonderful voice. Simple magnificent rendition. Well done. Shows us the way to go. Talent alone is sufficient without all the xinxilli.
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Gaia, Malta kollha għanda tkun kburija bik għall dak li kont kapaċi twettaq. Għamilt unur kbir lilek u lill pajjizek minkejja li għadek ta' eta zgħira. Kompli f'din it-triq għax għandek talent enormi li fil-ġejjieni għad ikompli jagħti sodisfazzjon lilek u lill-Maltin kollha għax inti verament tagħna lkoll. Mil-ġdid proset u grazzi tal-unur li ġibtilna lejn pajjizna.
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Gaia you are a star,PROSIT
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Prosit Gaia. Well Done!
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Proit Gaia
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proset sinjorina kemm inti brava we are proud of you thans
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Gaia makes History! Well done Gaia and the supporting team. Lyrics and music. Gaia, you made MALTA proud.