October and November will be full of Junior Eurovision releases and national finals as the contest is coming close to the big day on December 19. ESCbubble brings you today the events you can’t miss if you’re a true fan of the EBU’s song contest for kids.
Like in previous years, some countries will be selecting their entry from a national final which will be broadcast on TV either pre-recorded or live. Others have opted for an internal selection of artist or song + artist. You can check the upcoming finals and releases right below:
- 🇲🇹 Malta – MJESC 2021 – October 16 at 21.30 CET on TVM.
- 🇮🇪 Ireland – Junior Eurovision Éire 2021 final and likely song release – October 17 at 21.30 CET on TG4
- 🇪🇸 Spain – Levi’s song premiere – October 18 at 13.00 CET on La 1.
- 🇺🇦 Ukraine – National Final – October 23 at 18.00 CET on UA:Kultura.
- 🇷🇺 Russia – National Final – October 26 (Broadcast on October 30 at 18.00 CET on Karusel TV)
- 🇰🇿 Kazakhstan – National Final – November 6 at TBD on Khabar TV.
- 🇬🇪 Georgia – Ranina Final – November 13 at 20.00 CET 1TV.
The following countries have already released their full entry:
- 🇩🇪 Germany: Pauline – Imagine Us (National Final)
- 🇳🇱 The Netherlands: Ayana – Mata Sugu Aō Ne (National Final)
- 🇵🇱 Poland: Sara James – Somebody (National Final)
These are the countries that have already revealed the name of their entrant (s), but not the song:
- 🇵🇹 Portugal: Simão Oliveira
- 🇦🇿 Azerbaijan: Sona Azizova
- 🇪🇸 Spain: Levi Díaz
- 🇷🇸 Serbia: Jovana and Dunja – Children’s Eyes
- 🇲🇰 North Macedonia: Dajte Muzika
Five countries haven’t revealed anything official yet: Armenia, Albania, Bulgaria, Italy and the host country France. So, stay tuned to get some news in the upcoming weeks!
Nineteen countries will participate in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021 which will take place on December 19 at La Seine Musicale in Paris, France. This year, the contest is back to its normal time and will be broadcast live at 16.00 CET.