Category Archives: JUNIOR EUROVISION

ILYA VOLKOV 01 March 07

JESC 2014: BELARUS CALLS FOR SONGS

MINSK, BELARUS – To apply for the Junior Eurovision national qualifying round, participants should be residing in Belarus for more than two and a half years and be 10-15 years old. Songs submitted for the contest should be in Belarusian or Russian languages. The application deadline is June 9. This year’s Junior Eurovision will be […]

JUNIOR EUROVISION 2013 LOGO February 15

JESC 2014: “BIG” DECISION MADE!

VALLETTA, MALTA – The first Steering Group meeting took place last week in Malta regarding the hosting of the 2014 Junior Eurovision Song Contest. The meeting focused on potential venues and the rules for the upcoming contest edition. They also decided the new Steering Group members which are: Ekaterina Orlova (Chairwoman) Vladislav Yakovlev (EBU Executive […]

GAIA CAUCHI 03 January 09

JESC 2014: SHOW ON NOVEMBER 15

VALLETTA, MALTA – It was announced this morning that PBS will hold the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2014 on November 15th. The country won the 2013 Junior Eurovision edition with Gaia Cauchi and immediately the national broadcaster claimed interest into hosting the event. Besides that Tonio Portughese, Chairman of the Public Broadcasting Services also confirmed […]

ANA KHANCHALYAN December 29

JESC 2011 WINNER WINS ARMENIAN VOICE!

TBILISI, GEORGIA – In 2011 Ana Khanchalyan represented Georgia with the “Candy Group” in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest which took place in Yerevan, Armenia. Since then an exciting music rise followed. Ana Khanchalyan announced as the winner of the Armenian version of “The Voice” talent show. 17 years old today, Ana Khanchalyan born in […]

BARBARA POPOVIC December 21

MKRT MIGHT WITHDRAW; AS IF WE CARE

SKOPJE, FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA – In a translation of MKRTV’s Head of Delegation interview to RedUp, Rade Spasovski published through eurovoix.com today. During the interview we got to know that Mr Spasovski claims that the bad position of Barbara Popovic in Kyiv (last, 12th with only 19 points, 12 of which came from […]

JUNIOR EUROVISION 2014 GENERIC December 18

JESC 2014: IT’S OFFICIAL, WE GO TO MALTA!

JUNIOREUROVISION.TV REPORTS (VALLETTA, MALTA) – The European Broadcasting Union is delighted to announce that the 2014 Junior Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Malta! READ THE OIKOTIMES POST ON THIS STORY After Gaia Cauchi’s victory in Kyiv, representatives from Maltese television immediately expressed their interest in hosting Junior Eurovision 2014 when asked about it […]

MICHELE PERNIOLA December 18

MICHELE’S DREAM ALMOST CAME TRUE

SAN MARINO CITY, SAN MARINO – Michele Perniola is the 15 year old boy who proudly represented San Marino in its first Junior Eurovision Song Contest participation. His love and admiration for Michael Jackson is widely known as his music steps in life are based on the style and inspiration of MJ. Jennifer Batten played […]

JUNIOR EUROVISION 2013 GENERIC December 17

MALTA READY TO HOSTS IT’S FIRST EUROVISION

VALLETTA, MALTA – EBU’s Executive Supervisor for Junior Eurovision Song Contest, Vladislav Yakovlev is in Malta to continue the discussions for the hosting of the 2014 edition of the show. It was a day after Gaia’s victory in Kyiv, that PBS posted on their Eurovision Facebook page the announcement that the country is going to […]

IRELAND FANS December 16

JESC 2014: IRELAND’S INDEED INERESTED

DUBLIN, IRELAND – Few weeks ago EBU’s Vladislav Yakovlev hinted that amongst those interested in participating in Junior Eurovision 2014 was Ireland. Immediately though RTE denied any interest in participating in the contest although in 2003 (the very first edition) the country was very close to submit an entry. Today it is revealed that TG4, […]

DAYANA KIRILLOVA December 10

JESC 2014: RUSSIA’S NOT WITHDRAWING

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – When the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2013 ended and the TV rates reported as dropped mostly because the broadcast moved to another TV station of the public broadcaster, there were questions if Russia will continue to participate in the contest. The EBU has a clear answer now. Through Twitter EBU’s Junior Eurovision […]

JUNIOR EUROVISION 2013 LOGO December 09

JESC 2013: DROP IN TV VIEWING RATES

KYIV, UKRAINE – The 2013 Junior Eurovision Song Contest has seen poor ratings in many participating nations. The event from Kiev did particularly poorly in Russia which was one of the strongest viewing markets when it came to JESC. The show was watched by only 0.8%, dropping from 11.3% of total viewers from a year […]

ILYA VOLKOV December 06

ILYA VOLKOV GETS A SPOT IN NEW WAVE

MINSK, BELARUS – Young Ilya Volkov got invited to two contest while he was representing Belarus at Junior Eurovision in Kiev last week. As Lyudmila Borodina, the executive producer of Belarus’s Channel 2 says, first came from the officials of New Wave contest in Latvia, while other came from Moldova, which is scheduled for spring. […]

ROMAN KERYK & FOTIS KONSTANTOPOULOS December 02

JESC 2013: ROMAN KERYK’S VIDEO INTERVIEW

KYIV, UKRAINE – During the Junior Eurovision 2013 week, the teams of http://www.radiointernational.tv and oikotimes.com participated in a joined interview session with Roman Keryk, the JESC 2013 Executive Producer, hosted by Ewan Spence from ESCInsight. In the following videos we get in depth information about the production of the show, the diffulties an important information.

GAIA CAUCHI December 01

HERO’S WELCOME FOR AMAZING GAIA

TIMESOFMALTA.COM REPORTS – Gaia Cauchi was given a hero’s welcome at Malta International Airport when she arrived this evening, 24 hours after winning the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev. The eleven-year-old emerged in the arrivals lounge clutching her trophy and a soft toy and was applauded by a large crowd of people who had […]

EMMELIE DE FOREST & LOREEN 03 December 01

JESC 2013: WHY LOREEN DIDN’T SHOW UP?

KYIV, UKRAINE – The team of oikotimes.com has now confirmed a rumour circulating in the press center for days. Loreen was asked to attend the Junior Eurovision 2013 as she was in Kyiv on November 30th. The story seems to be like this (according to secure information): Loreen arranged to attend the openinc ceremony of […]

GAIA CAUCHI 03 December 01

CONFIRMED: MALTA TO HOST JESC 2014!

VALLETTA, MALTA – Since the Maltese song announced it was clear that the country should follow Ukraine’s step and ask to host the contest. EBU’s Vlad Yakovlev said in the EBU/NTU press conference that priority for hosting will be given to the winner country. Tonight in the winners’ press conference Gaia excited said that she […]

dress_rehearsal_001 November 30

JESC 2013: THE VOTING … PUZZLE

KYIV, UKRAINE – The 2013 Junior Eurovision Song Contest has come to an end and Malta has been crowned the winner with the song “The start”. There have been some interesting voting patterns at this year’s edition. The winner, Malta, picked up five douze points. Apart from the kid’s jury, it received 12 from the […]