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  • 17 countries are set to compete in the 14th edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. The contest, which is taking place in Valletta for the second time in 3 years on 20th November, will demonstrate the remarkable talent that each of the participating countries has to offer, set against the stunning backdrop of the Mediterranean island.

  • The very first edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest took place in 2003. Many of the participants and former winners are now eligible to participate in the adult version of the event, the Eurovision Song Contest. Today we look back at some of the cross-over stars that have emerged from Junior Eurovision.

  • There have been 13 winners of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest from ten different participating countries. Belarus and Malta are the only two countries to have won Junior Eurovision twice. As the participating countries in 2016 choose their respective entries, we look back at some of the most recent winners to see what they have in common.

  • Lidia Ganeva, Bulgaria's representative in the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest will perform the song Magical Day (Вълшебен ден) in the competition which will be held in Malta in November. The song was written by Vladimir Ampov-Grafa and Iliya Grigorov. Earlier this week Lidia performed 30 seconds of her song for her fellow students.

  • Australian broadcaster SBS has announced its participation in the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Last year 14 year old Bella Paige made Australia's debut at the contest in Sofia, Bulgaria where she finished 8th with the song My Girls.

  • Sofiia Rol has won the Ukrainian national selection for the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest and will represent the country in Malta in November. The winning song, Planet Craves For Love, won the contest, which was decided by 50% jury and 50% public votes, with 23 points.

  • Ukraine is set to choose its representative for the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest. The show will be broadcast from Kyiv on Saturday 10th May at 11:00 CEST. National broadcaster NTU will stream the show live on YouTube. The winner will be chosen by a 50/50 combination of jury a­nd televoting.

  • Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) has launched national selection procedure to find the Georgian representative for the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest. The call for entries closes on the 25th September and is open to soloists from across Georgia.

  • Alexander Minenok has been chosen to represent Belarus in the upcoming Junior Eurovision Song Contest with the song Музыка моих побед (Music of my Victories). The winner was determined by a 50/50 combination of professional jury and public telephone votes. Belarus has participated in every edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest since the show was launched in 2003.

  • The Belarusian selection for the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest took place in the capital Minsk. The show started at 21:00 CET and was broadcast on the main TV channel Belarus1 and satellite TV channel Belarus 24.