On behalf of Moldovan broadcaster TRM, Mr. Cojocaru has revealed to Eurofestivales that Moldova won’t be making their return at Junior Eurovision 2021. He didn’t state any precise reason why Moldova won’t be making their return to the contest at which they participated on 4 occasions from 2010 to 2013 before they decided to withdrew from it in 2014 due to the financial reasons. The best result Moldova had at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest was at their second appearance in 2011 when the song “No, no” by Lerika reached 6th place with 78 points. You can check out her performance below
The countries which confirmed their participation at Junior Eurovision 2021 so far are Germany, France, The Netherlands, Russia, Ireland ,Georgia. Poland and Portugal who has also selected their entrant for the contest. Albania will make their decision in June while Austria, Estonia, Latvia, Denmark, Iceland, Bulgaria, Norway, Finland, Scotland, Sweden, Switzerland, Wales, Czech Republic and Belgian broadcaster VRT confirmed they won’t be taking part at the show. The contest will take place on 19th of December in Paris following the victory of French representative Valentina with J’imagine.
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