As the days pass by since the conclusion of Eurovision 2023, we look into Junior Eurovision 2023, which will take place in ‘Nice’ in six months time. With an exciting time ahead, some countries have revealed they unfortunately will not be joining the party, with Czechia being the next country to reveal this.
Putting all the effort for participation in Sweden
The news of Czechia’s non-participation was revealed by the delegation’s International Head of Press Ahmad Halloun, who revealed that the focus for the Czech delegation is to hopefully compete in Sweden and to hopefully give the country it’s best result once again.
Czechia won’t be competing at Junior Eurovision in Nice later in the year. We are putting all the effort into hopefully compete in Sweden next year. In 2016 Sweden gave us our best result at the time and we hope to do it again!
Czechia is among the countries that have participated in the Eurovision Song Contest, but is yet to debut at Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Other countries in the same situation include Andorra, Austria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Iceland, Luxembourg, Monaco, Morocco, Slovakia, and Turkey.
About Junior Eurovision 2023
Junior Eurovision 2023 landed in ‘Nice’ after France won the competition for a second time in Yerevan, where its 2022 representative Lissandro won the competition with “Oh Maman”. This year’s competition will take place on the 26th of November at 16:00CET in Nice, at the Palais Nikaïa in Nice, which can accomodate up to 9,000 spectators.
At the time of writing the following countries have been confirmed for this year’s contest:
- 🇫🇷 France (Host Country)
- 🇬🇪 Georgia
- 🇩🇪 Germany
- 🇮🇪 Ireland
- 🇮🇹 Italy
- 🇲🇹 Malta
- 🇳🇱 Netherlands
- 🇲🇰 North Macedonia
- 🇵🇱 Poland
- 🇪🇸 Spain
- 🇺🇦 Ukraine
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News Source: Ahmad Halloun
Photo Credit: EBU