EBU reveal surprises for Junior Eurovision 2016

EBU has revealed more details about the Junior Eurovision Song Contest that will be held on November 20 in Valletta (Malta).

Interval acts revealed:

The guest stars for this year’s Junior Eurovision have been announced. Destiny, the winner of Junior Eurovision 2015, and Poli Genova, Bulgarian representative at this year’s Eurovision, will perform during the interval act. Poli Genova, who was also the host of Junior Eurovision 2015, has represented her homeland twice, achieving a successful 4th place in Stockholm.

Expert panel for the competition:

EBU has announced details about the voting procedure for this year’s Junior Eurovision which will include a new feature. The overall score will be decided by a 50-50 mix of professional jury and kids jury from every participating country. For the first time, however, the competition will include a panel of experts that will be allocated as an additional country. This panel of judges will be made up of  Mads Grimstad of Universal Music, and expert show producer, Christer Bjorkman, the man behind the Swedish selection for Eurovision, Melodifestivalen; and a third judge whose identity is yet to be revealed.

A total of 17 countries will take part at this year’s Junior Eurovision, hosted by Ben Camille and Valerie Vella, that will be held in Valletta’s Mediterranean Conference Centre.

About Belén García (Spain)

Belén García (Spain)
My name is Belén. I'm a musician and English teacher from Spain.I have been following Eurovision since I was only 11 and the junior version since the beginning (expert of this contest). I love Eurovision because I love discovering new songs every year.Before ESC+Plus, I have been part of very well-known websites about (Junior) Eurovision. Apart from writing, I love taking professional photos, designing and editing videos, I'm very creative!I have already traveled to Eurovision and Junior Eurovision a few times and I highly recommend it! =)

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