Minsk getting ready to host Junior Eurovision Song Contest second time

26 November 2017

Junior Eurovision finished a couple of hours ago was over in Tbilisi. Next year the contest will be held in Minsk.

Belarus already hosted the show in 2010 and became an example in the organization of the main TV show of Europe.

Olga Salamaha, deputy director of TV channel Belarus 1: "In this case, the application was filed by Belteleradiocompany, there were other applicants, but the supervisory board unanimously approved our candidacy."

Olga Shlyager, Head of the Eurovision Project In Belarus, Deputy General Producer of Belteleradiocompany: "We have a good base for very good LED equipment, for sound equipment, that is, we do not have to carry all this from somewhere from afar, because all this is in the country, it simplifies and makes definitely cheaper the very process of preparing for the show."

The exact location of the Junior Eurovision final is not yet known. Among the possible options is Minsk-Arena. In 2010, the facility proved itself as the most optimal in terms of the number of seats. Hotels and hotel complexes in Minsk are already actively involved in the process. Despite the start of the year, Belteleradiocompany will begin active preparation for the contest upon return from Tbilisi.

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