With the Junior version of the Eurovision Song Contest approaching, things are heating up all over the continent and Australia. The Dutch Broadcaster, AVROTROS reveals the names of the jurors both kids and adults for the upcoming edition of Junior Songfestival 2019.
Both juries will have a 66% say in total when it comes to selecting their representative for the upcoming Junior Eurovision taking place in Gliwice, Poland.
Junior Songfestival 2019 will take place on September 28th and will see four acts competing for the chance to represent their country on the big Junior Eurovision stage.
Jurors for Junior Songfestival 2019
The adult jury contains three members and they are, as follows:
And on the kids jury we have:
- Max & Anne – Representatives of The Netherlands at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2018.
You can watch the video clips of the four competing acts in Junior Songfestival 2019 in the list below:
Junior Songfestival will take place at Theater Hanzehof, which has hosted the contest previously. If you are interested in attending the Live Final, you are now able to buy the tickets by clicking here.
The Netherlands in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest
Max & Anne were selected to represent The Netherlands through ‘Junior Songfestival 2018’ with their song ‘Samen‘ which translates to ‘Together’. The duo managed to place thirteenth in Minsk, with 91 points overall, placing fourteenth with the jury and sixth with the online voting procedure.
The Netherlands has managed to win the Junior Eurovision Song Contest once. Back in 2009, Ralf Mackenbach defeated the competition with his entry “Click Clack”. On their last ten participations, they managed to score a top ten result eight times. They’ve hosted the show twice, in 2007 and 2012, with Rotterdam and Amsterdam both serving as host city once.
Who is your favourite to represent The Netherlands in Poland? Are you going to watch the Dutch national final? Let us know in the comments below!