John Smith are looking for Junior Eurovision candidate
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From 18 August start the cluster with the auditions for the AVRO Junior songfestival in Bulgaria. Jan Smit will present that selection. On 3 October, we know the winner.
John Smith, the co-commentator for Cornald Maas during the song contest for adults, the Dutch selection of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Hundreds of children between 10 and 15 years are enrolled with a self-penned number.
The participating boys and girls and their song will be assessed by a professional jury consisting of Charly Luske, Dutch Edsilia Rombley and Brownie. The auditions run until 27 August. There the candidates selected for two semifinals on 19 and 26 september.
Pending the semi-finals, participants will be transformed into real stars. They follow song-and-dance class, do a professional photo shoot, take a video clip on for their own and for a common number and get a makeover. In addition, they also entered the studio for the recordings of the cd and they get the opportunity to work together with some producers.
The transmitter also provides weekly Junior Eurovision Reports in which the viewers can follow the finalists to the final on 3 October. Who wins that day, to the Junior Eurovision in Sofia, Bulgaria, on 21 november.
Last year sent AroundJulia with Netherlands. She was then eighth. Italy won the festival thanks to the 15-year-old Vincenzo Cantiello with Tu primo grande amore.