France opens casting for Junior Eurovision 2021

April 21, 2021

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The casting to find the French representative for Junior Eurovision 2021 is now open. The announcement was made during the press conference of the French delegation on Monday April 19. The head of the French delegation, Alexandra Redde Amiel, announces that France is now looking for its representative for this years Junior Eurovision.

France Télévisions also announced that the selection would be made internally, for the artist as for their song. France will host the competition for the first time after Valentina’s victory last year. The competition will take place on November 28, however the host city has not yet been named.

Lyon is the last French city to have hosted a Eurovision brand competition, namely that of “Young dancers” in 1999. The last Eurovision Song Contest to have been organized in France dates back to 1978. Paris had hosted the “senior” competition after Marie Myriam’s victory in 1977.

Nine countries have confirmed their participation for Junior Eurovision 2021:

  • France
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ireland
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Russia
  • Spain

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