Junior 2016


all the latest news

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In exactly one month, on Sunday 20 november at 16.00 hours to be exact, the 14th Junior Eurovision Song Contest town on the island of Malta. In this article you will find all the latest releases in a row. So we bring the latest news about the countries, the young artists and their songs and the national selections.


The EBU has confirmed that 17 countries will take part, just like last year. Cyprus, Israel and Poland are returning after several years absence, while Montenegro, San Marino and Slovenia there breakdowns. See the official participant list in alphabetical order as follows: Albania, Armenia, Australia, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Georgia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, (FYR) Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Ukraine, Belarus.

The candidates and their songs

As yet have fifteen of the seventeen participating countries their candidates. Ireland and Israel have only a name has not yet been released. From Albania, Australia, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Italy, (FYR) Macedonia, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Ukraine, Serbia and Belarus we also know all the songs. Make all knowledge with the young artists through our special candidates pages.

National selections

Keep the Irish until 6 november -two weeks before the actual JESC-their preliminary round. In fact, who have long handled, but the shows are delayed broadcast on Irish television. In all likelihood there is against Israel’s more clarity on the submission, and will then complete the full field of participants.

The stage

The first computer images of the stage were released (photo: EBU). The Mediterranean Conference Centre is undergoing a makeover and get a stage with three large rectangular video screens, a spiral that goes up and a catwalk to a small side plate odium. The green room is not in the Centre itself, but in the space behind it. Also there will be public.