Press

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This is the Junior Eurovision Song Contest online press centre, dedicated to facilitating media professionals in their coverage.

Media enquiries

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +41 22 7172500 (Monday to Friday from 09:30 to 18:00 CET)

Corporate media enquiries can be sent to the EBU Communications team.

Media briefing

Download the Media Briefing (PDF) for useful information to aid your coverage of the event.

Accreditation

Applications

The application window for delegate (D) and press (P) accreditation to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019 is now closed. Go to the Accreditation page for more information.

Accreditation centre

The centre will be open between 9:00 - 19:00 from Sunday 17 November until Sunday 24 November. The centre will be located at parking P3 (Kujawska Street) near the Delegation Bubble.

High-resolution photo downloads

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

Official programme

The official programme for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019 is now available for download.

Press centre opening hours

The press centre at Arena Gliwice will be open during the following hours:

  • Thursday 21 November: 09:30 – 19:00

  • Friday 22 November: 09:30 – 19:00

  • Saturday 23 November: 09:30 – 19:00

  • Sunday 24 November: 12:00 – 21:00

Press policy and rules

All accredited journalists at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019 are asked to follow these rules:

  • All forms of press contact must be handled by the participating broadcasters in such a way that young artists are not out of their depth or placed in situations in which they cannot cope. The Head of Delegation or Head of Press shall be the sole point of contact vis-à-vis the press.

  • Press members must contact the Heads of Delegation or Heads of Press with all requests for interviews and photoshoots.

  • Accredited members of the press can only enter the arena during the second rehearsals of delegations on Thursday 21 and Friday 22 November and during the first Dress Rehearsal on Saturday 23 November;

  • Entering other Dress Rehearsals is only allowed with valid tickets;

  • Press members, photographers and camera teams can enter the arena by showing their valid accreditation badge to security, but must remain in the designated area for production reasons;

  • Members of the press entering the arena during rehearsals must remain in the dedicated area indicated onsite to follow individual rehearsals of the participating artists;

  • Press members without valid tickets cannot enter the arena and are required to follow the show in the Press Centre;

  • It is 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 should any rules be breached.

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 Junior Eurovision Song Contest only.

Copying the footage for re-use on YouTube and/or on other platforms is strictly prohibited.

Last updated: 18 November 2019