Moments ago, Paris was announced the Host City of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, with La Seine Musicale as the Host Venue – a spectacular concert hall located on Île Seguin (Seguin Island) on the Seine river. The Contest will take place on Sunday 19th December.
Following on from Valentina’s victory with J’imagine, the slogan #Imagine has been chosen for 2021 Junior Eurovision Song Contest.
Martin Österdahl, Executive Supervisor of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, had the following to say:
“It’s exciting to be returning to the French capital with a Eurovision event for the first time in over 40 years. The team at France Télévisions have the passion, dedication and energy to create a fantastic show in December where talented young artists can shine and “imagine” they will win the Junior Eurovision trophy.”
Alexandra Redde-Amiel, Director of Entertainment and Variety at France Télévisions, had the following to say:
“Next December, for the first time in 43 years, France will host an Eurovision event!! A wonderful project! The Junior Eurovision Song Contest is an incredible new challenge for us to produce an authentic show, and especially for me as Executive Producer! The Junior Eurovision Song Contest represents the cultural diversity of our young audience in Europe and that means a lot to me. We will be fully involved to offer a great, unique and ambitious show in Paris.”
Author: Richard Taylor