MRT are now accepting applicants for the 2019 Junior Eurovision Song Contest.
Macedonian broadcaster MRT has opened the submissions window for this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Singers aged between 9 and 14 can submit an application to enter the auditions round. This window closes on 4th July. It is expected that after the auditions round, the broadcaster will internally select their artist and song.
In 2018 North Macedonia was represented by Marija Spasovska and her song “Doma”. They finished 12th in the final with a total of 99 points. The nation was 9th with the juries on 64 points, but finished 16th in the online vote with 35 points.
The 2019 Junior Eurovision Song Contest will be held on Sunday 24th November in Gliwice, Poland. To date, 15 countries have expressed their interest in participating in the contest:
- North Macedonia
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 following nations have confirmed that they will not be participating in Poland:
Source: Macedonia in Eurovision
North Macedonia was one of sixteen countries to take part in the first edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2003. On their debut they were represented by Marija & Viktorija with the song “Ti ne me poznavaš” finishing 12th with 19 points. Macedonia’s best result to date is 5th place, which they achieved in 2007 with “Ding Ding Dong” by Rosica & Dimitar and in 2008 with “Prati mi SMS” by Bobi Andonov.