Following on from Poland’s second Junior Eurovision win in 2019 with “Superhero” by Viki Gabor, it was confirmed that Junior Eurovision 2020 would be returning to Poland for a second year running. This will be the first time in Junior Eurovision history that a country will host the contest two years in a row.
The new executive supervisor for Eurovision and Junior Eurovision, Martin Österdahl has said: “I couldn’t be more excited to be working with the incredible team at TVP on my first Junior Eurovision Song Contest. They have the skills, creativity and enthusiasm to produce a fantastic show. It’s never been more important to recognize the power of young people to Move The World and I’m looking forward to seeing all the talented singers perform later this year.”
Despite the ongoing situation with the Coronavirus, a total of nine countries have already confirmed their participation: France, Georgia, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Spain and Ukraine. The ongoing situation in the world will inevitably affect the planning and development of Junior Eurovision; however, the EBU and TVP, along with its other members, will work together to ensure the continuity of the contest, in a number of different scenarios.
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