The confirmation of countries participating in this year’s competition continues to keep on rolling. The next one to confirm their participation is Serbia, who will be making their thirteenth appearance in the competition.
Submissions now open for entries!
Upon the confirmation of their participation, RTS has opened submissions for the search of their thirteenth Junior Eurovision entry. Interested singers are able to submit their entries until September 20, 2021.
It’s been stated that if none of the submissions fir the required musical quality, in the opinion of the selection committee that will be looking through the submissions, RTS has the right to independently choose the song and performer that will represent them in the competition.
What we currently know about the 2021 Junior Eurovision Song Contest
Junior Eurovision 2021 will take place in Paris, France following Valentina’s victory in JESC 2020 with “J’imagine”. The contest will be held in La Seine Musicale on December 19th.
With this latest confirmation, the list of the 11 participating countries is as follows:
- France (Host)
- The Netherlands
- North Macedonia
You keep up with our JESC 2021 coverage here.
Serbia’s Junior Eurovision Journey
In 2006, Serbia debuted in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest with Neustrašivi učitelji stranih jezika and the song “Učimo strane jezike” (Учимо стране језике), which placed 5th. The Balkan nation competed until 2010, where it took a three-year break between 2011 and 2013. Since 2014, Serbia has continuously participated in the competition.
Serbia’s recent participation in the competition, saw them being represented by Petar Aničić and the song “Heartbeat” which placed 11th overall in the competition, where Serbia received 85 points from the jury and online voting.
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News Source: RTS
Photo Source: EBU / Stijn Smulders