Vladislav Yakovlev the Executive Supervisor of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, has revealed that the three Baltic states are interested in participating in JESC.
The announcement of interest came in yesterday’s joint European Broadcasting Union and Bulgarian National Television press conference in Sofia, Bulgaria. The news that the Baltic nations are interested in once again participating in the contest came alongside the news that the French Head of Delegation at Eurovision would also be attending the contest.
Latvia and Lithuania have both participated in past editions of the competition, while Estonia would be a debuting nation at the contest. Latvia was one of the 17 countries that participated in the first Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2003, Latvia participated from 2003-2005 and then from 2010-2011, their best result remains 9th place in 2003. Lithuania debuted in the contest in 2007 and participated 4 times from 2007-2008 and 2010-2011, their best result was 3rd in 2008.
Source: Vladislav Yakovlev