Junior Eurovision 2024: Spain will host the contest's 22nd edition

Junior Eurovision 2024: Spain will host the contest's 22nd edition
Wednesday, 14 February 2024

  • Spain will be the country to host the 22nd edition of the Junior Eurovision Contest later this year. 

    RTVE and Spain will be hosting for the first time in history the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Following Zoé Clauzure’s victory last year on home soil, in Nice, with the song “Coeur”, France Television, the broadcaster that has hosted the 2021 and 2023 editions declined this year's organization. 

    Tghe fact that the country is organising this year's summer Olympic games weighed in the mind of the officials who decided not to through with this year's contest also. 

    In the light of this development the runner up country of last year's competition, Spain,  with Sandra Valero's entry “Loviu stepped in and took over the hosting for 2024. 

    Martin Osterdahl  (JESC Executive Supervisor/ EBU) says:

    Twenty years after their Junior Eurovision Song Contest win, we’re thrilled to finally bring the Contest to Spain. We’re grateful to RTVE for accepting to host the 22nd edition of the competition which gives young artists from across Europe an incredible platform to showcase their talent. We’re very much looking forward to the fiesta that awaits in Spain later this year!


    Ana Maria Bordas ( Spanish Head of Delegation & member of the JESC 2024 Steering Group Member from RTVE) says:

    RTVE welcomes with great enthusiasm EBU’s invitation for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2024 to be held in Spain.

    For RTVE, hosting the next JESC is another step in the effort that the public broadcaster has made in recent years to promote Eurovision in Spain and give more relevance to our music.

    From now on, RTVE will work closely with the EBU and the Steering Group to organize the best JESC possible. We will employ our best creative, technical and human resources to offer a festival designed for young artists in a festive and safe environment.

    We are sure that the Spanish public will also receive this announcement with great enthusiasm and will welcome the Eurovision community with open arm.


    The host city and the dates of the next contest will be announced in due course. 


    News Source/Image: Junioreurovision.tv