A tender process has been launched to select the company who will film the postcards and other sections of this years Junior Eurovision Song Contest.
The Georgia National Tourism Agency has launched a tender process for companies interested in filming the postcards and promotional videos for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017. Bidding companies would be required to film between 12 and 18 postcards, these postcards will feature two parts;
- Part One – Anonymous character travelling around Georgia participating in activities such as football, Georgian dancing and paragliding. Clip will showcase Georgia and last 44 seconds. This video will be shot in point of view.
- Part Two – Introduction of the competing singer, this clip will last for six seconds.
Furthermore two video clips each 90 seconds long will be filmed as part of the opening sequence to the contest. These will see people from across Georgia in well known locations, people will be moving and creating graphical shapes. These clips will be part of a wider eight minute long opening sequence.
Companies wishing to bid for the contract must submit all required paperwork and documents by July 11 at 18:00 local time. The winning bidder will be awarded the contract worth 40,000 Lari (14,680 Euro) and will work closely with the organisers of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest.
To date the following countries have confirmed their participation in Junior Eurovision 2017:
The 15th edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest later this year in Tbilisi, Georgia. The contest is to be held at the Tbilisi Sports Palace on November 26. It is the first time that the three-time winners of the contest have hosted Junior Eurovision.
Changes have been made to the rules of this years contest. The amount of a song that can be performed in English has been increased to 40% of the lyrics. While the number of voices on the backing track has been increased from five to six singers.