The Dutch national broadcaster announced the date and the shows prior to the final for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2013 selection. AVRO will air two back in time programs with Ralf and Femke on 24 and 31 of July respectively.

There will be music video presentations from August 1st to 8th and a sneak preview of the auditions on the period of August 20-23. Report of the auditions will take place on August 26 to September 1st and special reports on the national final preparations from September 2nd to September 8th.

The semifinals are taking place on September 14 and 21 resepctively while the national final will take place on September 28th.

The competition will this time be between Dali, Giorgio, Loeki, Kim, Mathilde, Mylène & Rosanne, Roan and Sarah & Julia. So, who are they exactly? We have a short introduction to all of them!

MORE INFORMATION ON THE PARTICIPANTS

Double Me – Mylène en Rosanne
Mijn Eigen Lied – Dali
Welkom In Mijn Dromen – Roan
Wonder Girl – Mathilde
Whatever – Giorgio
Ik Ben Verliefd – Kim
Gewoon In Love – Loeki
Live Life – Sarah en Julia

LISTEN TO THE PARTICIPATING SONGS HERE

The Netherlands hosted the 2012 Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Amsterdam last year and made the best JESC edition show since the event started in 2003. We expect only the best from them as well.