Today the Opening Ceremony for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017 takes place in the Georgian Capital, Tbilisi.
Sixteen artists from across Europe will take part in the Opening Ceremony this evening in Georgia as this years Junior Eurovision Song Contest gets underway in Tbilisi.
As part of the Opening Ceremony the running order will be decided. The running order is decided as follows:
- Host country of Georgia selects a running order position at random
- Each of the remaining fifteen countries will select their running order half
- Two of the countries will during the draw select at random to perform in first and last place
Once the draw has been completed the running order will then be decided by the shows producers. Once the producers of the contest have decided on the order, the EBU will sign off on the running order and it will be revealed to the public.
Sixteen countries will take part in the 15th edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest this year, including returning country Portugal, who haven’t participated since 2007. The contest will take place at the Olympic Palace in Tbilisi, Georgia on Sunday 26th November 2017 at 16:00 – 18:00 CET. This is the first time Georgia has hosted any Eurovision event. The sixteen countries taking part are:
Eurovoix will bring you the latest news from the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017 throughout this week. You can watch the Opening Ceremony live from 16:00 CET: