Preparations for Junior Eurovision 2022 began earlier this month! EBU representatives recently met with host broadcaster Armenian Public Television in Yerevan. The contest is due to take place in December, following in the footsteps of the 2021 contest.
As part of the visit, the EBU delegation visited potential venues for the contest, including the Karen Demirchyan Complex in Yerevan, which hosted Junior Eurovision 2011. The report claimed the host city will be Yerevan, this had not been officially confirmed.
However, during a cabinet meeting of the Armenian government last week, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan announced that Junior Eurovision 2022 would indeed take place at the Karen Demirchyan Complex. Mr Pashinyan added that the government has allocated funds to the venue to prepare for the event.
Junior Eurovision 2022 so far
The exact dates will be confirmed in due course, but so far, it has been stated that the contest will take place in December once again.
So far, the following countries have confirmed their intention to participate:
- Armenia (host)
Maléna’s victory gives Armenia their second Junior Eurovision win after previously winning the competition in 2010 with the song Mama, performed by Vladimir Arzumanyan.
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