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Press

Welcome to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest online press centre. Our press team is fully dedicated to facilitating media professionals in their coverage.

Important: Please note that it is mandatory to present proof of insurance upon entering Belarus. Should you arrive without proof of insurance, you will have the opportunity to purchase insurance at Minsk Airport. More information about visa-free travel can be found on the website of the Ministry of Foreigh Affairs of the Republic of Belarus.

Media inquiries

Before reaching out to us, we invite you to take a look at our Questions & Answers page.
Email: [email protected] Phone: +41 22 7172500 (Monday to Friday from 10:30 to 19:00 CET)
Corporate media inquiries can be sent directly to the EBU Communications team.

The application window for delegates (D) and press (P) for accreditation to the 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest is now open. The application deadline was 2nd of November, 23:59 CEST. Read more..

High-resolution photo downloads

Various selections of high-resolution images will be made available free of charge before, during and after the event. These images may only be used by media for editorial purpose. It is mandatory to credit the photographer in accordance with the copyright information provided with each image.

Official programme

The official programme for the 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest can be downloaded HERE in PDF format.

Press policy and rules

All forms of press contact must be handled by the participating broadcasters in such way that child artists are not out of their depth or placed in situations in which they cannot cope. The Head of Delegation shall be the sole point of contact vis-à-vis the press.
This means press members will contact the Heads of delegation in case of requests for interviews and photo shoots.
At the premises of the 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest we ask you to follow these rules:
  • Members of the press can only enter the arena to the dedicated area to follow individual rehearsals of the participating artists;
  • Press members can only enter the arena during the first Dress Rehearsal;
  • Entering the any other Dress Rehearsals is only allowed with valid tickets;
  • Press members without a valid ticket cannot enter the arena and are required to follow the show at the press centre;
  • Press members, photographers and camera teams can enter the arena by showing their press-card to the security, but must remain in the designated area due to production purposes;
  • It's prohibited to film or broadcast the whole show in any way without written permission from the EBU.
The EBU reserves the right to revoke accreditation in cases of rule breaches.

Video usage

Online media are welcome to embed videos from the official YouTube channel of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest for editorial use when reporting on the Eurovision Song Contest only but copy for re-use on Youtube and/or on other platforms strictly prohibited.
Use of videos are permitted for TV linear broadcast use only. Content must include onscreen credit to JuniorEurovision.tv — courtesy of EBU during the whole period of use of the material.