Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021, took place on 19th of December and Armenia won the show. Following their victory it has been revealed that they will be the country to host this years edition of the contest. Less than a month ago, we brought you the news about the venue as the preparations have already started at that time.
The newest information are connected to the changes in the Steering Group of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2022, which came after Russian broadcasters withdrew from the EBU, and several roles across Steering Groups became available.
The Steering Group is there to supervise the preparation of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest as well as to approve decisions and changes in order to ensure that the contest will be able to take place this year. New chairperson which took over the Presidency of the JESC Steering Group is Marta Piekarska, from Polish broadcaster TVP. Previously Ekaterina Orlova from Russian broadcaster RTR was appointed to this role. Other members are as follows:
- Ana Maria Bordas (RTVE)
- Carla Bugalho (RTP)
- Natia Mshvenieradze (GPB)
- Marta Piekarska (TVP) – Chairperson
- Alexandra Redde (France TV)
- David Tserunyan (AMPTV)
- Anja Zegwaard (AVROTROS)
- Martin Österdahl (EBU)
So far eight countries have confirmed their intention to take part at the Junior Eurovision 2022, some are even wrapping up their selection process for the contest and we’ll get to know more about the others soon.
- Armenia (host)
- The Netherlands
You can also check the viewing figures from Junior Eurovision 2021 HERE . Maléna won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021 with “Qami Qami” after receiving the total of 224 points. You can watch her performance below.
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