Tonight, the 11th edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Kiev, Ukraine.
This year marks the debut of San Marino with the return of FYR Macedonia and Malta. The line-up comprises of 12 participating countries:
1. Sweden – Eliias – Det är dit vi ska
2. Azerbaijan – Rustam Karimov – Me and my guitar
3. Armenia – Monika – Choco factory
4. San Marino – Michele Perniola – O-o-O Sole intorno a me
5. FYR Macedonia – Barbara Popović – Ohrid i muzika
6. Ukraine – Sofia Tarasova – We are one
7. Belarus – Ilya Volkov – Poy so mnoy
8. Moldova – Rafael Bobeica – Cum să fim
9. Georgia – The Smile Shop – Give me your smile
10. The Netherlands – Mylène and Rosanne – Double me
11. Malta – Gaia Cauchi – The Start
12. Russia – Dayana Kirillova – Dream on
The 2013 Ukrainian representative Zlata Ognevich will host the show along with Timur Miroshnychenko who also hosted the event back in 2009 with Ani Lorak. The interval acts will include 2012 Junior Eurovision winner Anastasiya Petryk, as well as 2004 Eurovision winner Ruslana and 2013 Eurovision winner Emmelie de Forest. The winner of this year’s Junior Eurovision will be invited to attend the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen next May.
Viewers in the 12 participating countries can watch the 2013 Junior Eurovision Song Contest live on their respective national broadcaster tonight at 19:00 CET.
Worldwide viwers can watch the show live via webstream on junioreurovision.tv tonight at 19:00 CET here