The draw to determine who will open and close the show, and in which position host country Georgia will sing took place earlier today at the opening ceremony in Tbilisi. Unlike previous years, there was no draw to determine which countries would sing in the first half, and which countries would sing in the second half. The producers of the show have now decided the running order for the show and with approval from the EBU, here it is: 1. Cyprus 2. Poland 3. The Netherlands 4.
Today, the opening ceremony for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017 will take place in Georgia's capital, Tbilisi. The ceremony is scheduled to take place at 15:30 CET live from Tbilisi and it will be streamed live via the official Junior Eurovision YouTube channel bit.ly/JESC2017Opening During the ceremony, the running order will be decided. The host country, Georgia, will select their running order at random. 13 countries will all select whether they sing in the first o
The Georgian Broadcaster GPB has released information on the postcards that will be shown before each song at the upcoming Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Tbilisi, Georgia. Zaza Orashvili has been chosen to create each of the postcards. He will work with a team of people who will go to various different locations throughout Georgia to show the European audience the beauty, diversity and culture of Georgia. Zaza Orashvili has said that the aim of the postcards is to: “show t
The host country of this years Junior Eurovision Song Contest, Georgia, have began their search for the lucky singer/s that will represent them on home soil in Tbilisi in November this year. Everyone who would like to apply must between the ages of 9 and 14. They must send an original song that has not previously been performed or released along with a photograph to the Georgian Broadcaster, GPB, by September 1st at the latest. After the deadline has passed, a professional ju
The national broadcaster of Belarus, BTRC, have begun their selection process for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017. All candidates who would like to take part have until 30th June to submit their song to the Belarussian broadcaster. Once submitted, a jury will listen to all of the songs and decide which songs will make it to the live national final, where the winner will be decided by a combination of jury and televotes. In Russia, 21 songs have been selected to compet
When and where is the contest happening? In February 2017, the EBU announced that the fifteenth annual Junior Eurovision Song Contest will be hosted by Georgia. The contest will take place at the Tbilisi Sports Palace in Georgia's capital city, Tbilisi. This is the first time that Georgia will host any Eurovision event, even though they have won Junior Eurovision 3 times! What's the theme for this year contest? On 12th May 2017, Georgia Public Broadcasting (GBP), the host bro