TVP is set to a hold press conference on Wednesday in Warsaw regarding the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019.
The Polish broadcaster TVP is holding a press conference on Wednesday afternoon to discuss the organisation of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019. The Head of TVP Jacek Kurski, is set to attend the press conference in Warsaw.
It is speculated that TVP will be revealing the city that will host the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019, as well as the dates of the competition.
During the final of the Voice Kids 2, TVP revealed that just two cities are left in the running to host the 2019 edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. The host of the show stated that one city is in the north of Poland, while the other is in the south.
A spokesperson for the Szczecin Agencji Artystycznej confirmed to the Polish press that the city of Szczecin is bidding to host Junior Eurovision 2019. It also speculated that Gliwice is the second city bidding to host the contest.
The Steering Group for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest met at the start of February with the Polish national broadcaster. The meeting was used to discuss the host city, contest graphics, logos and the date. To date, seven countries have expressed their interest in participating in the contest:
Although they have not yet confirmed, it is expected that these countries will confirm this year due to their attendance at the Reference Group meeting:
The Junior Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Poland this year following the victory of Roksana Wegiel at the 2018 contest in Minsk, Belarus. With her song “Anyone I Want To Be”, she finished 1st with 215 points.
Source: Dziennik Eurowizyjny