Junior Eurovision: Ukraine officially confirms participation, submissions open

UA:PBC has confirmed participation for the upcoming edition of Junior Eurovision which will take place in Tbilisi (Georgia). The broadcaster has also started accepting applications from today until the 7th of August. 

Ukraine will held a live semi-final on the 8th of August where a professional jury panel will select the acts that will go through to the national final. The date of the final show will be revealed after the semi-final, which will be broadcast on YouTube.

The winner and Ukrainian hope for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest will be selected by a mix of professional jury and public televote.

(Participation form and set of rules aren’t available yet)

These are the 10 countries that have officially confirmed participation for Junior Eurovision 2017 until the date:

  • Belarus
  • Russia: Polina Bogushevich – Wings
  • Malta: Gianluca Cilia
  • Ireland
  • The Netherlands
  • Georgia
  • Serbia
  • Albania
  • FYR Macedonia
  • Ukraine

Last year Sofia Rol represented Ukraine with the song “Planet Craves for Love”, she finished 14th:

About Belén García (Spain)

Belén García (Spain)
My name is Belén, I am a 25 year-old musician girl from Spain. I have been following Eurovision since I was only 11 and the Junior version since the beginning (expert of this contest).Before ESC+Plus, I have been part of very well-known websites about Eurovision. Apart from writing, I love taking professional photos!I have already travelled to Eurovision three times (Malmö 2013, Copenhagen 2014 and Vienna 2015) and to Junior Eurovision twice (Malta 2014 & Bulgaria 2015). Next stop -> Stockholm 2016

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