HRT 3 has revealed its broadcast plans for Eurovision Young Musicians 2018, which gets underway in less than a week.
HRT 3, the cultural channel of the Croatian national broadcaster, will broadcast the final of this years contest live from Edinburgh. HRT 3 will be broadcasting the contest from 20:30 CET, it has not been confirmed if the broadcast will feature any commentary.
This is the second time that Eurovision Young Musicians has been broadcast on HRT 3. Prior to the 2016 contest in Cologne, Germany the contest had been aired on HRT 2. As part of their coverage of the competition HRT 3 will be rebroadcasting the Croatian national final, with the show airing on August 22 and on August 23.
Saxophonist Jan Tominić will represent Croatia at this years edition of Eurovision Young Musicians which will be held in Edinburgh this August. Jan who was the youngest of the eight young musicians who took part in the Croatian national final, impressed the jury and will now carry Croatia’s hopes this summer. At the semi-final Jan will be performing;
- Fantasie sur un thème original – Jules Demerssemana
- Cinq danses exotiques – Jeana Francaix
- Aria – Eugène Bozza
- Scaramouche, 3rd century Brazil , Darius Milhaud
Eurovision Young Musicians has been held bi-annually since 1982. The contest was based on the format of The BBC Young Musician of the Year in the United Kingdom. Performers in the contest must be aged under 18 years and are selected by their participating broadcaster. Each performer performs a piece of classical music of their choice accompanied by the local orchestra. The winner is decided by a jury made up of classical music experts and talents.