The first rehearsal this morning has revealed that the order that points will be revealed for Junior Eurovision 2020 has changed.
The Dziennik Eurowizjyny live blog from this mornings rehearsal has revealed changes to the way in which the points are to be announced during tomorrows final. Each jury is set to announce their 12 points first, with the points from 1 to 10 revealed after the 12 points. The 12 points will be the only results that are spoken by the spokesperson, with 1 to 10 points appearing on screen with each jury.
The results of the national juries will be revealed by spokespersons who, for the first time since 2012, will be located in their home countries rather than in the venue itself. The spokespersons revealed so far are:
- Belarus – Ksenia Galetskaya
- Georgia – Marita Khvedelidze
- Kazakhstan – Saniya Zholzhaxynova
- Netherlands – Robin de Haas
- Russia – Mikella Abramova
- Serbia – Darija Vračević
- Spain – Melani García
- Ukraine – Sophia Ivanko
The 2020 Junior Eurovision Song Contest will take place this Sunday at 17:00 CET, live from Warsaw, Poland. Twelve countries will participate, including Germany who make their debut this year. The running order is as follows:
- Germany – Susan – “Stronger With You”
- Kazakhstan – Karakat Bashanova – “Forever”
- Netherlands – Unity – “Best Friends”
- Serbia – Petar Aničić – “Heartbeat”
- Belarus – Arina Pehtereva – “Aliens”
- Poland – Ala Tracz – “I’ll Be Standing”
- Georgia – Sandra Gadelia – “You Are Not Alone”
- Malta – Chanel Monseigneur – “Chasing Sunsets”
- Russia – Sofia Feskova – “Moy novy den”
- Spain – Soleá – “Palante”
- Ukraine – Oleksandr Balabanov – “Vidkryvai”
- France – Valentina – “J’imagine”
Poland will once again host the contest, making them the first country to host two editions in a row. Our hosts for the evening will be Ida Nowakowska-Herndon, Rafał Brzozowski and Małgorzata Tomaszewska.
Eurovision 2019 winner Duncan Laurence will join Viki Gabor (winner of JESC 2019), Roxie Wegiel (winner of JESC 2018), and Alicja Szemplińska (Poland’s Eurovision 2020 representative) on stage in the interval.
Image: EBU / Stijn Smulders / Source: Dziennik Eurowizjyny