Meet Sofia Rol (Ukraine)
Sofia Rol will represent Ukraine in the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest with the song Planet Craves for Love.
Sofia was born on 13th August 2002 in Kyiv, Ukraine. In 2008 she started working over her first album, Sofia Rol – for the Children of Ukraine which was released the following year.
Despite her young age Sofia already has a wealth of experience at performing at concerts and festivals and has won many prizes. You can read more about Sofia's achievements on her participant profile page.
In 2014 Sofia finished first in the Kyiv Art Time Contest and also participated in the Ukrainian national selection for Junior Eurovision. In 2015 she represented Ukraine at the Junior Sanremo Music Festival.
In addition to singing Sofia enjoys swimming, dance and acting classes and spending time with her friends and family. She especially loves the Ukrainian Carpathian region and enjoys visiting this part of her country on religious holidays when the whole family gets together. Sofia is proud of her cultural heritage and Ukrainian language and literature are her favourite subjects at school.