Moments ago, the EBU has announced that a total of 19 countries are going to take part in this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest, which is set to take place in the capital of France, Paris, on the 19th of December. Belarus is not eligible to take part and they will miss the Contest for the first time ever, whilst a total of eight countries are back – Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Ireland, Italy, North Macedonia and Portugal.
The 19 participating countries are as follows:
- North Macedonia
Last year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest was won by Valentina from France with the song “J’imagine”, which then also set the theme of this year’s event – “Imagine”. Give a listen to Valentina’s winning song right here once again: