Junior Eurovision Song Contest

The 21st annual Junior Eurovision Song Contest, will be organized by France Télévisions in Nice on Sunday 26 November, following France's second win in 2022.

The number of participants will be announced shortly.

The slogan for the 2023 event is Heroes. The winner will be determined by points decided by national juries in each of the participating nations and an online vote across the world.


The Junior Eurovision Song Contest is one of the world’s highest profile talent events for children between the ages of 9 and 14.

Since its inception, the Junior Eurovision Song Contest has allied itself with the Eurovision Song Contest as a training ground for nurturing emerging talent. The Junior Eurovision Song Contest sets the standard for entertainment TV and embodies diversity, creativity and respect.

Launched in 2003 and first hosted by Denmark, the annual contest promotes outstanding young singers in the field of popular music. 

History of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest

The first Junior Eurovision Song Contest (JESC) was held in Copenhagen on 15 November 2003 and was an instant international hit. Since then it has been held in Lillehammer (Norway), Hasselt (Belgium), Bucharest (Romania), Rotterdam (The Netherlands), Lemesos (Cyprus), Minsk (Belarus), Yerevan (Armenia), Amsterdam (The Netherlands), Kyiv (Ukraine),Valletta (Malta), Sofia (Bulgaria), Tbilisi (Georgia), Gliwice (Poland), Warsaw (Poland) and Paris (France).

Official website: www.junioreurovision.tv




Co-production or content offer

120 minutes

Target age
Youth, Family


November 2023

Participating Broadcasters

More Information
Official website http://www.junioreurovision.tv

Contact detail

Gert Kark
Eurovision TV Project Manager

+41 22 717 2426