EBU has started preparations for the next year’s Junior Eurovision as the bidding process to host the competition in 2017 is now open. All interested broadcasters can send their applications before the 15th of December.
ESC+Plus has had access to the full set of rules for this year’s Junior Eurovision finding an interesting addition, the European Broadcasting Union is looking for broadcasters interested in hosting the 15th edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. These applications, however, will be considered after approaching the winning broadcaster of Junior Eurovision 2016, which will have the priority to host the competition. The host broadcaster of Junior Eurovision 2017 will be decided by the Steering Group, which combines representatives of all participating broadcasters.
The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2016 will held on November 20 in Valletta (Malta) after the second victory of the Mediterranean island in the contest:
Three broadcasters have already hosted the event twice, AVRO (The Netherlands), NTU (Ukraine) and PBS (Malta). Will we fly to a new country in 2017?
Source : ESC+Plus/EBU