The final countdown to the next edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest is on as we are just one week away from the beginning of the rehearsals. The Polish broadcaster has revealed the official timeline of rehearsals and shows and how things will unfold in Gliwice Arena. 

First Rehearsals

This year’s schedule resereved a surprise as according to TVP, the first heat of rehearsals set to take place on Tuesdy and Wednesday will be open only for the delegations. Therefore the broadcaster hasn’t announced any schedule for these two days. From Thursday and up to the final live show the rehearsals and shows will unfold as following:

Second rehearsals (open)

Thursday 21st November 

Time Country
10:00 – 10:30 Albania
10:30 – 11:00 Armenia
11:00 – 11:30 Australia
11:30 – 12:00 Belarus
12:00 – 13:00 LUNCH
13:00 – 13:30 France
13:30 – 14:00 Georgia
14:00 – 14:30 Ireland
14:30 – 15:00 Italy
15:00 – 15:30 Kazakhstan
15:30 – 16:00 Malta

Friday 22nd November 

Time Country
10:00 – 10:30 North Macedonia
10:30 – 11:00 Poland
11:00 – 11:30 Portugal
11:30 – 12:00 Russia
12:00 – 13:00 LUNCH
13:00 – 13:30 Wales
13:30 – 14:00 Serbia
14:00 – 14:30 Spain
14:30 – 15:00 The Netherlands
15:00 – 15:30 Ukraine

The shows

Saturday 23rd November

Time Show
10:00 – 12:30 1st Dress Rehearsal
16:00 – 18:30 Jury Show

Sunday 24th November 

Time Show
16:00 – 18:30 Live Final
19:00 – 19:30 Winner’s Press Conference

`Junior Eurovision 2019

After Roksana Węgiel’s victory for Poland at the 2018 contest in Minsk with her entry Anyone I Want To Be” and TVP winning the bid to host this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest, Gliwice-Silesia has been chosen as the Host City by TVP after reviewing a row of cities and venues across the country. Gliwice is one of the oldest cities in the historic and cultural region of Silesia known for its heritage, diversity, culture and natural resources. The city mixes medieval and Art Nouveau with innovation and modern technologies as it is also an industrial hub with recent investment so it provides fully developed infrastructure and transport links.Arena Gliwice is one of the largest and most modern sports and entertainment venues in Poland and has hosted a row of events, concerts, sport competitions, family shows, fairs and conferences.

Stay tuned as the INFE Network will be be present in Gliwice arena as several regional member clubs will be there to cover the event and convey the beauty of another Eurovision event.