VIDEO: SA singer, 12, is a finalist at Junior Eurovision Ireland

VIDEO: SA singer, 12, is a finalist at Junior Eurovision Ireland

Niamh Beatrix Smith might be representing Ireland, but she is still proudly South African...

12-year-old SA competing in Ireland eurovision final
Niamh Beatrix Smith/Facebook

Four years ago, Niamh Beatrix Smith and her family relocated to Ireland.

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Since then she has been making waves in the music industry.

She's received South African colours for the performing arts, represented Ireland in the Oscar Hammerstein International Musical Theatre Solo Finals, and was awarded best junior overall vocalist at the Talent Africa Championships.

But that's only the start for this superstar in the making.

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Her latest triumph has seen her make the finals for the Junior Eurovision Ireland song contest, which will be broadcast on the 8th of October.

Niamh joins Clare and Jessica as one of the three finalists and is hoping to win the honour of representing Ireland in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest.

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The international competition will take place at the Palais Nikaïa, Nice in November with contestants aged nine to 14.

You can watch her performance here:

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The winner is determined through public voting and you can vote for Niamh here.

Niamh will also be supporting Reach for a Dream South Africa by releasing an Afrikaans Christmas song, Kersfees in die Vreemde, this year on the 1st of November.

We wish Niamh all the best and can't wait to see what she does next!

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