Germany begins its search for the nation’s representative at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021 on June 1.
Germany will kick off its search for its second Junior Eurovision participant in less than two weeks’ time. The application window to take part in the German selection will open on June 1 with singers aged between 9 and 14 invited to apply.
A jury will select 5 singers from the applicants to go through to the selection process in KiKA in September. Out of the selected entries, viewers can vote for their favourite song online, on the website of KIKA.
Germany finished last on their Junior Eurovision debut. Germany was represented by Susan with the song “Stronger with You” scoring 66 points. Germany was last in the jury vote receiving 27 points, the highest of which was 6 points from France. They also ended last in the online vote with 39 points.
Paris will host the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021 on December 19 in La Seine Musicale. The following countries have confirmed their participation so far:
- Portugal – Simão Oliveira
Source: ESC Kompakt | Image Source: NDR / Benjamin Hüllenkremer
Germany was due to participate in both the 2003 and 2004 contest but later withdrew. Despite this, a German delegation was sent to observe the contest on multiple occasions, including 2013, 2014 and and 2019. NDR also broadcast the 2015 and 2016 contests online. Germany is the last of the Big 5 nations to compete in the contest. Of note as well is that Viki Gabor, winner of Junior Eurovision 2019, was born in Germany.