- Saturday, 26 November, 2005, 20:15 CET
- Venue & Location
- Ethias Arena, Hasselt, Belgium
- Host Broadcaster
- Presented by
- Marcel Vanthilt & Maureen Louys
- Executive Producer
- Ludo Porrez
- EBU Supervisor
- Svante Stockselius
- Multicamera director
- Yves Podevyn & Ludovic Beun
The 2005 Junior Eurovision Song Contest took place in Hasselt, Belgium on Saturday 26 November.
The 2005 Contest was a joint production between French-language broadcaster RTBF and Flemish broadcaster VRT. A theme was introduced for the show; Let’s Get Loud.
16 countries took part in Junior Eurovision in 2005. Russia made its debut alongside Serbia & Montenegro, however Cyprus, France, Poland and Switzerland did not participate. Spain’s 2004 winner, María Isabel, performed during the interval.
Belarus won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest for the first time with My vmeste (We Are Together) performed by Ksenia Sitnik. Spain finished second and Norway came third.