Young Songwriter Heads to Junior Eurovision
13-year-old singer Sophia Ivanko was the only contestant in the national qualifying round to write her own song.
A send off for participant of Junior Eurovision, Sophia Ivanko, was held at the Boryspil airport Sunday November 17 as fans and journalists gathered to show support for Ukraine’s promising musician.
The final of the song competition takes place in Gliwice, Poland on November 24. Sophia will perform the song she wrote, “The Spirit of Music” which has 190 thousand views on YouTube.
Ivanko’s parents, brother, producer and her toy dog are flying with her. Sophia brings the plush toy, her good luck charm, with her for all important performances.
UATV met up with Sofia three weeks ago and learned about her efforts and inspiration. You can watch below: