Junior Eurovision 2020 | Could Greece be returning to Junior Eurovision?
Eurovision Fun have reported that Greece could be looking to make a return to Junior Eurovision. The website has reported that the Greek broadcaster ERT is seriously considering returning to Junior Eurovision 2020 in Warsaw. If Greece do decide to return to Eurovision, they would become the first returning country to Junior Eurovision since Spain in 2019.
Despite receiving an invitation to participate in this years Junior Eurovision, (as all public broadcaster of the EBU do), no final decision has yet been made. The management of ERT along with International Relations of Greek public television are expected to make a decision in the coming days.
Greece made their Junior Eurovision debut in 2003, and participated every year until 2008. Among their six participations, they managed 3 top 10 placings, with Alexandros and Kalli holding the record for Greece's best Junior Eurovision result when they finished in 6th place in 2005 with their song "Tora einai i seira mas". Greece announced their withdrawal from the contest in April 2009, citing low ratings and the current economic crisis as their main reasons.
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