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In May 2018, Welsh-language broadcaster S4C and production company Rondo Media announced that Wales would compete as an individual nation at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Minsk, Belarus.

The search to find a Welsh representative was undertaken by way of a four-part series Chwilio am Seren (Search for a Star) on S4C, on Tuesday evenings starting on 18th September 2018. Following three audition/elimination programmes, the live final was held on Tuesday 9th October 2018, when Manw emerged victorious.
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Transmission Date:
(Final)
Tuesday 9th October 2018
Channel:Sianel Pedwar Cymru (S4C)
Time:20.00-21.30 (Scheduled)
Venue:Venue Cymru
Llandudno
Presenter:Trystan Ellis-Morris
Judges/Mentors:Connie Fisher
Stifyn Parri
Tara Bethan
Finalists:




Gracie
Lauren
Manw
Misha
Ella
Lily

Voting:
In the first half of the final, five panels of judges in Aberystwyth, Llandudno, Carmarthen, Cardiff and London whittled the six singers down to three.

The three singers with the most votes from the five panels went on to sing Hi yw y Berta specially composed as Wales' Junior Eurovision song by Ywain Gwynedd. Once all three of the singers had performed, a televote was opened during which the public selected a winner

Winning Artist:

Manw

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Scoreboard - Elimination Round

  • The scoreboard for this event may be viewed on desktop and laptop devices

PERFORMERAberystwythLlandudnoCarmarthenLondonCardiff
EllaXX-XX
GracieX-X--
Lily-XX-X
ManwXX-XX
Lauren-----
Misha--XX-

  • Precise voting details for the final selection were not revealed to the public.
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Many performs in Chwilio am Seren 2018

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At The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018

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Manw will represent Wales at t the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Minsk, Belarus on Saturday 25th November 2018. She will perform the song Hi yw y Berta by Ywain Gwynedd