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Norway: Will Not Participate in Junior Eurovision 2016

Malin Reitan
Malin finished 3rd for Norway in 2005

NRK has confirmed that it will not be participating in the 14th edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest.

Norway has confirmed it will not be returning to Junior Eurovision in 2016. Norway last participated in the contest in 2005 where Malin Reitan finished in 3rd place. Norway has not participated in the contest for the last 10 years due to objections against the songs being written by professional song writers, as well as the pressure on the children.

To date seven countries have confirmed they will compete in this years contest in Malta.

Source: NRK

2 thoughts on “Norway: Will Not Participate in Junior Eurovision 2016”

  1. I agree with Laura: What’s the pressure? I think most children can be encouraged by their familys and get to know if they can participate. All former contestants seem to have had great fun! Anyway, Norge återvänder nog inte igen.

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