A big congratulations to Junior Eurovision 2016 Ireland Winner Zena Donnelly who will represent Ireland in Malta on November 20th. Watch her amazing journey to become Ireland’s representative for Junior Eurovision 2016 on November 13th at 8pm on TG4.
14 year old Zena who hails from Blackrock, Co. Dublin will perform her own original Irish language song “Bríce Ar Bhríce” after being selected by the judges of Junior Eurovision Éire (the Irish national selection series on TG4) from hundreds of applicants.
Watch the final show online to see why the judges picked Zena to represent Ireland.
Zena Donnelly was first noticed in 2009 at the age of 7 by The Late Late Show on RTE TV in nationwide auditions and a subsequent solo performance on the show’s Late Late Toy Show ensued.
Since then, Zena has gone on to perform at Voice In A Million in Wembley Arena, the UN World Peace Party and a solo at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Royal Gala Performance, not to mention an impromptu performance with the late Whitney Houston in Dublin’s 3Arena 2010.
Watch her stunning rendition of the Whitney Houston classic ‘Greatest Love of All’ live from the Whitney Houston concert in Dublin on April 20th 2010 when she was just 7 years old!
Best of luck Zena in Malta on November 20th 2016 we think you’re fantastic!
You can follow Zena’s story and all JESC2016 updates on twitter @JESCTG4 & @TG4tv #jesc2016.
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