Tonight, Europe will tune in for the 6th Junior Eurovision Song Contest, live from the Spyros Kyprianou Arena in Lemesos, Cyprus. 15 countries are represented in this year's running, and it is up to televoters and professional juries across Europe to decide upon the winner. The televoting revenue goes entirely to the good work of UNICEF, supporting safe drinking water for children all over the world. The show will be hosted by Sophia Paraskeva and Alex Michael, and directed by Klitos Klitou.
WHERE TO WATCH THE SHOW?
Tonight at 20:15 Central Europe Time, the 2008 Junior Eurovision Song Contest can be watched on TV channels across Europe. If you live in one of the following countries, you can watch the show live: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, FYR Macedonia, Georgia, Greece, Lithuania, Malta, the Netherlands, Romania, Russia and Serbia. Viewers in Australia as well as in Ukraine can watch the show on television later on.
You can also watch the show LIVE on the official website of the event, here. Shortly afterwards, you can watch the show on demand right there.
The show is a production of Cypriot public broadcaster CyBC, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and UNICEF.
BIG NAMES IN TONIGHT'S SHOW
Dima Bilan, winner of the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest, will perform his winning song Believe and his hit song Number One Fan. Evridiki & Dimitris Korgialas, who represented Cyprus at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2007 with Comme Ci, Comme Ça, will perform the show's theme song Fun In The Sun.
World famous stars Shakira, David Beckham, Robbie Williams and Whoopie Goldberg will address TV viewers, wishing the contestants good luck and asking to vote in support of the great work UNICEF is doing worldwide.
Last year's Junior Eurovision Song Contest winner Alexey from Belarus will hand over the award to tonight's winner.
You can follow the show on junioreurovision.tv