The Junior Eurovision Song Contest Steering Group has been updated ahead of the 2023 Contest, however the number of Heads of Delegations on the group has changed from five to four. The current Steering Group consists of the following members:
- EBU: Martin Österdahl – EBU Executive Supervisor
- Poland (TVP): Marta Piekarska – Chair of the Steering Group
- France (France TV): Alexandra Redde – Organiser in 2021 & 2023
- Armenia (AMPTV): David Tserunyan – Organiser in 2022
- Italy (Rai): Mariangela Borneo – Head of Delegation
- Netherlands (AVROTROS): Anja Zegwaard – Head of Delegation
- Portugal (RTP): Carla Bugalho – Head of Delegation
- Russia (RTR): Ekaterina Orlova – Head of Delegation (SUSPENDED)
In terms of Heads of Delegations, Mariangela Borneo (Italy) joins the Steering Group, while Natia Mshvenieradze (Georgia) and Ana Maria Bordas (Spain) leave. While Ekaterina Orlova (Russia) keeps her place on the Steering Group, she is unable to participate while the Russian broadcaster is suspended.
The Steering Group also seems to confirm France hosting the 2023 Junior Eurovision Song Contest – although this has yet to be officially announced.
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Author: Richard Taylor
Categories: Eurovision 2021, Junior Eurovision
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