Construction of the stage for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018 gets underway on November 5.
BTRC has revealed that construction of the stage for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018 will get underway on the 5th of November. On this day the Technical Director the competition will arrive in Minsk and the Minsk Arena will be handed over to the Belarusian national broadcaster for its transformation in time for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest.
The 2018 edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Minsk, Belarus after the country won the bidding process before the 2017 contest even began. Olga Salamankha explained that Belarus was selected as the host for next years contest over other bids due to their long-term commitment to the competition.
Twenty countries will take part in this years contest. These are:
- Azerbaijan – Returning nation
- France – Returning nation
- FYR Macedonia
- Israel – Returning nation
- Kazakhstan – Debut
- The Netherlands
- Wales – Debut