VALLETTA, MALTA – The exotic island of Malta which proudly hosted the best ever Junior Eurovision Song Contest in the history of the contest last November, is gearing up for another Eurovision event.

EBU and PBS reached an agreement the country to host the 2017 edition of the contest. In 2015 Malta debuted in the contest and with the country’s strategy to host as many international events as they can, they bid for hosting of th next edition of the contest. The decision made after bidding.

Who wouldn’t want to go to this amazing island when November is still summer, where food and hospitality are exquisite (although they definitely have to work on their wi-fi issues).

In few days Malta decides its entry for Junior Eurovision in a spectacular show prepared for the occasion and Malta is also gearing up as they will be European Capital of Culture in 2018 an idea issued originally by Melina Merkouri back in the 80s.

“This is great news that will raise the profile of the country in the field of arts,” said Minister of Justice, Local Government and Culture Owen Bonnici. “I am convinced that this event will leave an important legacy in the arts as the Junior Eurovision Song Contest did for music”.

The event will take place at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta.