While the first rehearsals began today, the artists from five countries shot their postcards for this years Junior Eurovision Song Contest.
The postcards which will be played before the performers take to the stage on Sunday have started to be filmed in Malta today. The artists from Belarus, Ukraine, Australia, Bulgaria and Georgia all went off around Malta today to film their clips that will be shown before they take to the stage. All of the postcards for this years contest appears to show the countries participants being joined by school children from across Malta.
The countries and the locations they filmed their postcards are as follows:
- Australia – Valletta Gate
- Belarus – St George’s Square in Valletta
- Bulgaria – Valletta Gate
- Georgia – Hastings Gardens in Valletta
- Ukraine – St George’s Square in Valletta
A total of 17 countries are set to compete in the 14th edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest this November in Malta. Returning to the contest this year are Cyprus, Israel and Poland. Cyprus last competed in 2014, while Israel made their only appearance to date in 2012, Poland is returning to the contest after 12 years away.
The final of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2016 takes place on November 20 at the Mediterranean Conference Center in Valletta, Malta. This years contest is open to singers aged between 9 and 14 years old.