International song and dance competition for European Jewish youth, Jewrovision, took place this year in Frankfurt, hosted by the Central Council of Jews in Germany.

Participants ranging from 10 to 19-years-old submitted videos introducing their song, which they performed. Each song was a maximum of four minutes, with an accompanying video introduction of two or less minutes, according to the European Jewish Congress.

The performances were graded on a set of criteria that applied to all entrants based on three major categories. Original lyrics, presentation and overall “impression."

The categories were used by judges to rate each performance.

This year’s Jewrovision was hosted by Josef Schuster, President of the Central Council of Jews in Germany.

Schuster said that the “opening of the competition is always an inspiration” to him. He added that it allowed the children to have the opportunity to be confident about their Jewish identity.

“It is impressive to see how self-confidently and with their very own perspectives and forms of representation the young people express their Jewish identity, their wishes and hopes but also their fears and worries,” Schuster said. “This experience of positive Jewish self-confidence and the feeling of being part of a large, vibrant and proud Jewish community is felt more strongly at Jewrovision than at any other event.”