There is less than a week left for Junior Eurovision 2019 and the opening ceremony is taking place this afternoon. The 19 contestants will “parade” on the red carpet in Katowice and thus will be formally given the start of this year’s contest.
The opening ceremony takes place at the Theater of Silesia. Junior Eurovision’s Executive Supervisor Jon Ola Sand will also be present, as well as President of Polish Public Television Jacek Kurski, who is organizing the competition this year.
During the ceremony Roksana Wegiel,the winner of last year’s contest, and 4Dreamers, a popular boyband from Poland,will perform live on stage . Mateusz Szymkowiak will be presenting the ceremony.
At the end of the ceremony will be the running order, as well as the contestants who will appear first and last. The rest of the show will be arranged by the organizers and the EBU in such a way as to make the songs more interesting.
The 19 candidates for Junior Eurovision 2019 are:
11. NORTH MACEDONIA
17. THE NETHERLANDS
The opening ceremony starts at 16.00 CET time and you can watch it live at the following link: