Junior Eurovision 2019: The Opening Ceremony at the Silesian Theatre; Running order draw takes place
Share the Joy people as the Junior Eurovision 2019 week has officially commenced as the Opening Ceremony took place today at Katowice, Poland.
Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019 has began as the Opening Ceremony took place today at the Silesian Theatre in Katowice, Poland. The representatives of 19 nations took the red carpet being welcomed at the Junior Eurovision 2019.
19 Delegations were welcomed to Silesia by the Executive Supervisor of the Contest , Jon Ola Sand, the Head of host broadcaster TVP, Jacek Kurski and last year winner Roksana Wegiel. As the delegations arrived at the Opening Ceremony of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019, they stopped for a photo opportunity at the official photo wall alongside with the TVP president and the JESC Executive Supervisor.
The show was hosted by Mateusz Szymkoviak while the boyband 4Dreams and the Song and Dance Esemble Slask performed during the show.
The Running Order Draw
As traditionally done for the Junior contest, a draw took place within the framework of the Opening Ceremony, determing which country will perform first and last and the host country’s position as well. The rest of the running order is determined by the producers themselves. According to the draw these are the first postions finalized:
- Australia opens the show performing 1st
- Host country of Poland to perform 11th
- Serbia will close the show performing 19th
A total of 19 countries will be participating in this year’s competition on November 24, in Arena Gliwice. The participating countries are:
Albania: Isea Çili– Mikja ime fëmijëri
Armenia: Karina Ignatyan – Colours Of Your Dream
Australia: Jordan Anthony – We Will Rise
Belarus: Liza Misnikova – Pepelny (Ashen)
France: Carla – Bim Bam Toi
Georgia: Giorgi Rostiashvili – We Need Love
Ireland: Anna Kearney – Banshee
Italy: Marta Viola -La Voce Della Terra
Kazakhstan: Yerzhan Maxim – Armanyńnan Qalma
Malta: Eliana Gomez Blanco – We Are More
North Macedonia: Mila Moskov – Fire
Poland: Viki Gabor – Superhero
Portugal: Joana Almeida – Vem Comigo (Come With Me)
Russia: Tatyana Mezhentseva & Denberel Oorzhak – A Time For Us
Serbia: Darija Vračević – Podigni Glas (Raise Your Voice)
Spain: Melani Garcia – Marte
The Netherlands: Matheu – Dans Met Jou
Ukraine: Sophia Ivanko – The Spirit of Music
Wales: Erin Mai – Calon yn Curo (Heart Beating)
Source: Junior Eurovision tv