The Executive Supervisor of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest Vladislav Yakovlev has revealed in a tweet yesterday that the Serbian national broadcaster RTS confirmed its participation in the Junior edition of the Song Contest, which will be held on 21st of November in the capital of Bulgaria – Sofia. This confirmation brings the total number of confirmed countries up to 15. Besides the Western Balkans nation, the singing competition will also see representatives from Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, FYR of Macedonia, Gerogia, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Montenegro, The Netherlands, Russia, Slovenia and Ukraine.
After a three-year break, Serbia returned to the Song Contest in 2014, with Emilija Djonin’s song “Svet u mojim ocima” (en. World In My Eyes). Emilija finished the competition in 10th place, scoring a total of 61 points.
The Serbian national broadcaster is expected to reveal details of how their entry will be selected in due time.
In regards to the 13th edition of the Junior Eurovision to be held in Sofia this autumn, Vladislav Yakovlev said:
We now have 15 countries confirmed for this year’s Junior Eurovision. Last year we were able to confirm 16 at the end of September, so we are aiming to reach at least the same number before the same date this year. I know everyone, especially the fans of the show, are very excited about more news, but please stay patient – we’ll let you know as soon as we have some!
Have a listen to Serbia’s 2014 Junior Eurovision entry here: