This afternoon, the opening ceremony for the 2019 Junior Eurovision Song Contest took place at the Silesian Theatre in the Polish city of Katowice. During the ceremony, the running order draw was held.
Who’s performing first and last?
As is traditional for the Junior contest, a draw takes place during the opening ceremony to determine which country will perform first and last. In addition, the position for host nation Poland was determined. You can see the results of this draw below:
- Performing 1st: Australia
- Performing 11th: Poland
- Performing 19th: Serbia
You can re-watch the Opening Ceremony on YouTube here:
Producers to determine the rest of running order
The producers of the contest will now determine the rest of the running order. Based on last year, it is expected this will be announced later this evening. Stay tuned!
Tomorrow, the first rehearsals of the 2019 Junior Eurovision Song Contest will begin! ESCXTRA will be on-site in Gliwice all week to keep you up to date with all the events of the week!