The Netherlands: Junior Songfestival 2021 to take place in September

The Netherlands: Junior Songfestival 2021 to take place in September
Monday, 31 May 2021

  • The final of Junior Songfestival 2021, the show that will determine the Dutch Junior Eurovision 2021 hopeful will take place next September. 

    The Dutch national broadcaster has announced that the 2021 Junior Eurovision national final will be held in September with the exact date and venue to be revealed the following weeks. Last year the Junior Songfestival took place in Rotterdam Ahoy the first time the show held in the ESC 2021 venue. 

    Currently AVROTROS is airing the auditions phase in which the finalists of the national final will be selected. The finalists will be unveiled on June 4. 


    The Netherlands in Junior Eurovision

    The Netherlands has been participating in the contest since day 1 in 2003 and haven’t missed a year. In 2009 they won the competition and have achieved nine times to finish in the top 10 places. The country’s worst place came in 2015 when it finished 15th. In 2018 the country was represented by the duo Max & Anne and their entry Samen, which finished in 13th place with 91 points.

    In 2019, Matheu represented the nation in Gliwice with his song "Dans met jou" which finished in the 4th place with 186 points. In 2020 the girl group UNITY won the national final and represented the nation in Warsaw, Poland with their song 'Best Friends'  which finished 4th, the second fourth placing for the county in a row.

    News Source: AVROTROS/Eurovoix

    Image: NWTV