Participation in a music contest "Eurovision" in 2016, which will be held in Malta on 20 November, confirmed 17 countries, informs a press-service of the European broadcasting Union (EBU).
in the list of participants – Russia, Albania, Armenia, Australia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Georgia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Malta, Macedonia, Netherlands, Poland, Serbia and Ukraine, RIA " Novosti ".
for the first time in 10 years, said participation in the contest Poland returns to the contest after a four year break, Israel, according to the report. Remember, August 16, decided the participants of "Junior Eurovision song contest 2016" from Russia. Only on court of jury and spectators were 16 songs. On the stage were 13 soloists and 3 groups. The participants represented Moscow, Kazan, Krasnodar, Irkutsk, Orenburg, Moscow region, Vladivostok, Novokuibyshevsk, Kolomna, New Urengoy, Ryazan, Novosibirsk. International children's musical contest "Eurovision" is held since 2003. It involved talented musicians from 10 to fifteen years. Last year, the Russian Federation was represented by Mikhail Smirnov with the song "Dream" (6th place), and 1st place went to the contestant from Malta destiny chukunyere. In 2016, the "Junior Eurovision" will be held in Valette, the capital of Malta, on November 20. Malta for the second time to take the contest, this time the organizers expect the participation of 18 countries.