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LIVE FROM MCC VALLETTA: THE 2016 JUNIOR EUROVISION SONG CONTEST FINAL

Welcome to the grand final of the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest. 17 countries participate, most of the favourites to win. The oikotimes.com Junior Europrediction voters think Albania and Italy are the favourites while Ben Camille and Valerie Vella will host the exciting show. Yes, it’s not as big as in 2014 when took place again in Malta but still Maltese passion is all over the MCC auditorium. Enjoy the show in the review by our Spanish editor Jaime Solloso. Stay tuned for more ... | read the full story here

November 20, 2016 3:55 pm // 0 Comments

November 18: backstage stories and more information

The trophy is out This year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest trophy is made from solid glass with sand blasted and painted detailing. The trophy is made up of a cylindrical tube, embraced by a swirl running from bottom to top. The fused glass is coloured in red and white, which resembles Malta’s national flag. Its creation is aimed to bring out the best of the material itself as well as the talents of highly skilled craftsmen and artists and artisans who handcrafted each trophy. The Chief ... | read the full story here

November 19, 2016 3:30 pm // 0 Comments

JESC 2016: the EBU / PBS press conference

MALTA – During yesterday’s a press conference of the EBU and Maltese PBS took place at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta before the Jury Rehearsal of the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest. The Executive Supervisor of the contest Mr. Jon Ola Sand explained that the member broadcasters from the EBU sees the new starting time and day for the contest will fit better in the national schedules without strong competition from the big shows that are usually sent on Saturdays ... | read the full story here

November 19, 2016 3:16 pm // 0 Comments

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