The Junior Eurovision 2016 press conference was held this evening in Stockholm and big changes have been announced.
It has been announced that televoting has been dropped from the contest with the scores now decided by national juries. The points of the national juries are decided by 50% kids jury and 50% music professionals jury. Furthermore it was announced that talks are underway to bring a number of countries back to the contest and into the contest for the first time. Discussions are underway with Spain, France, Belgium and Germany.