The Virus will be performing as the interval act at this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest.
As reported by many Eurovision fansites who are reporting from Tbilisi, The Virus have been announced as the interval act in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017. The group participated in the 2015 edition of the contest, where it was held in Sofia, Bulgaria.
The Virus is a group made up of Elen Kezhrishvili, Tako Gagnidze, Lizi Tavberidze, and Data Pavliashvili. With their song “Gabede”, the group placed 10th out of 17 at the 2015 contest, ending on a total of 51 points.
Rehearsals for the contest are already underway as we are now on the third day of rehearsals. All of the participating countries have taken to the stage for their first rehearsals, which you can read about here and here. Today the eight participants from day 1 (Albania, Armenia, Australia, Belarus, Cyprus, FYR Macedonia, Georgia, and Ireland) are all on their second rehearsal. Rehearsals for the opening act and the interval act are also underway today.
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 participating countries are:
- The Netherlands
- FYR Macedonia
This year you can vote for your favourite artist via online voting on junioreurovision.tv, which will be combined with votes from professional juries. Online voting will be open to the public this Friday, November 24th. Read more about how to vote here.
Eurovoix will bring you the latest news from the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017 throughout this week.
Source: ESC Insight