A month after the conclusion of the Eurovision Song Contest, most fans are now looking into the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Particularly, who will be present for the 19th edition of the competition, Another country that would not be present for this year’s competition is Moldova; who confirmed to Eurofestivales that they will not be participating in this year’s competition.
No reason was given, as to why Moldova will not be participating in this year’s competition. Their non-participation would see them miss out on the competition, for the eighth year in a row. Moldova has not participated in the competition since 2013 when the competition took place in Kyiv.
What we currently know about the 2021 Junior Eurovision Song Contest
After winning the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2020, it wasn’t long until it was revealed that the winning host nation; France, will be hosting the 2021 Junior Eurovision Song Contest. In May 2021, it was revealed that Paris will be hosting this year’s competition in La Seine Musicale on December 19.
At the time of writing, the following countries have confirmed their participation in this year’s competition
- France – Host Nation
- The Netherlands
Moldova’s Junior Eurovision Journey
In 2010, Moldova made their debut in the contest, with Ștefan Roșcovan and his song “Ali Baba”, which managed to place 8th overall. Since then, Moldova has participated 3 more times, with their recent participation in 2013 with Rafael Bobeica and his entry “Cum să fim” which placed 11th in Kyiv.
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News Source: Eurofestivales
Photo Source: Junior Eurovision