Feature: Behind the Supervisor's desk02 December 2012 at 12:12 CET
Although viewers only see Sietse Bakker for a few minutes on screen in the contest, his involvement with the 2012 Junior Eurovision Song Contest goes back over a year, even before the bid by Dutch broadcaster AVRO was accepted.
Watch our video interview with Bakker and have a look at the various monitors and controls he has in front of him, which he needs in case he has to use his authority and intervene with what is happening.
See or gallery as he prepares just before the live transmission.
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