RTVSLO has confirmed to Eurovoix.com that Slovenia will not be participating in the 14th Junior Eurovision Song Contest.
RTV Slovenia confirmed in an email to Eurovoix.com that they are withdrawing from the Junior Eurovision Song Contest due to changes to the rules made by the EBU. The channel did not specifically state which rules have triggered them to leave the contest.
Slovenia debuted in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2014 in Malta and finished 3rd in last years contest in Sofia, Bulgaria. Slovenia are the first country this year to announce that they are withdrawing from the contest in Malta.