Powered by junioreurovision.tv The Serbian representative, Sonja Skoric was born on the 26th of February in 1996 in Pancevo. She has finished the seventh grade in regular school and in the music elementary school she studied how to play the piano. She is also successfully attending classes in solo singing. From her early childhood she has shown remarkable inclination to music, and started writing lyrics and composing. At the age of five, she began to perform publicly. Her first success was at the music festival in 2002 where she won the First Prize. This was followed by various music festivals and almost as a rule, a series of the first prizes - Pancevo, Zajecar, Nis, Zrenjanin, Zlatibor, Uzice, and Tutin. She has also performed at international festivals in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Romania, Bulgaria... In April 2010, at the San Remo Junior festival in Italy, she sang in the famous Teatro Ariston and her outstanding performance was noticed and reported on by the Italian media. Sonja loves all musical genres, from classical to pop. Among national performers she particularly likes Jelena Tomasevic, Marija Serifovic, Zeljko Joksimovic and Tose Proeski - all former Eurovision Song Contest participants! Her international favourites are Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, Elton John and ABBA. She finds inspiration for her songs in nature, in its beauty, and likes to let her imagination fly - making scenes from fairy tales and fantasy frequent themes of her songs. She also likes mathematics, acting and painting and is a member of the painting-sculpting club in her school. Her appearance at the 2010 Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2010 is not her first appearance in Belarus. As a representative of Serbia, she sang at the famous Slavianski Bazaar festival regularly held in Vityebsk. Two years ago she participated in the Serbian Junior Eurovision Song Contest national selection and nearly triumphed. When she becomes famous, she promises to regularly give her fans autographs and answer their e-mails!