JESC 2017: EBU / GPB announce date and venue

JUNIOREUROVISION.TV REPORTS / GEORGIA – The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and the Georgian Public Broadcaster, GPB, have today confirmed that the 2017 Junior Eurovision Song Contest will take place on Sunday 26th November. The competition will be held in Tbilisi’s Sports Palace, located in the heart of the capital city. Popular for both sporting and live events the Sports Palace will be home to this year’s Contest. While it was traditionally used as a sporting arena, the ... | read the full story here

March 16, 2017 11:30 am // 1 Comment

EBU & GBP announce Georgia as the 15th Junior Eurovision host country

PRESS RELEASE / SWITZERLAND – The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and the Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) have today confirmed that Georgia will host the 15th Junior Eurovision Song Contest (JESC) in November 2017. 10 year old Mariam Mamadashvili triumphed in November last year in Valetta, with her pitch perfect performance of Mzeo topping the table with 239 points. The EBU and GPB are pleased to reveal that as last year’s winners GPB were given first option to host the 2017 ... | read the full story here

February 1, 2017 9:56 am // 1 Comment

The latest from Australia, Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova

AUSTRALIA – With confirmed presence in Eurovision 2017, the Australian state SBS has not yet decided the country’s participation in the children’s version of the competition. The decision of the participation Australia in the Junior Eurovision will only be made in the second half of 2017. BELARUS – On 20 January will be held the final of the National Belarusian qualifying round of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. Representative of Belarus will be determined during the ... | read the full story here

January 19, 2017 11:35 am // 0 Comments

Eurovision Telegram: one more out from A Dal, Ireland confirms JESC participation, Swiss line up revealed

IRELAND – TG4 confirmed participation to the 2017 Junior Eurovision Song Contest which most likely will take place in Tbilisi, Georgia. The confirmation made through the social media and soon there will be information on website on how the Irish hopefuls can apply HUNGARY – After yesterday’s disqualification of Jetlag from A Dal 2017, who is being replaced by Chase, Szabyest also has been disqualified, so his song “Szerelem kell” won’t be ... | read the full story here

January 5, 2017 1:06 pm // 1 Comment

From representing Greece in JESC to US success: remember Aphty Khea? probably not by that name!

GREECE – Mojo-supported trip-hop enigma Aphty Khea (also known as Chloe Boleti, 2006 Greek representative in Junior Eurovision) is proud to present her new self-titled EP via The Sound Of Everything UK on 8th July. Made up of dark and brooding shades of experimental and electro-pop, the release is the cosmic character’s most eccentric and lush to date. Hypnotic, intense and beautifully iridescent, both tracks are designed to soak your mind into a complete state of abstractness and ... | read the full story here

December 29, 2016 11:30 am // 2 Comments

When Petra goes political, what Russia will do for JESC and why PKN split

SWEDEN – The 2016 and 2013 Eurovision host Petra Mede made a political statement during the tv show “My Truth” on SVT. The comedian and tv host attacks the Swedish government’s cuts on the LSS, the law that secures people with disabilities good living conditions. She also states that the government should withdraw the money for culture in certain circumstances. Some people says that without culture society would die. “No, Sweden would die without professional doctors and really ... | read the full story here

December 26, 2016 8:51 pm // 0 Comments

JESC 2016: EBU reports 4-year-record in TV ratings

SWITZERLAND – The European Broadcasting Union despite the reports for some of the participating countries delivering lower than last year TV rates, released a report for the overall TV ratings of the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest describing them as a record of viewership since 2012. Here are the highlights of the report Junior Eurovision 2016 reached an audience of 3.9 million views across 14 markets It was the first time the show moved from Saturday prime time to Sunday afternoon ... | read the full story here

December 2, 2016 7:34 pm // 1 Comment

JESC 2016: how our Australian and Belgium friends reacted to the show

MALTA – On November 20 (with great timezone differences) we asked our friends from Belgium and Australia to film their reactions while watching the show. The new trend established in the Stockholm Eurovision Song Contest edition inspired us too to have our own “Google Box”. Well this time only two pairs accepted our invitation as there was no real interest to watch the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Here is the ... | read the full story here

December 1, 2016 3:45 pm // 0 Comments