Ireland will make its debut in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest later this year, the EBU has confirmed.
The broadcaster representing the country is TG4, an Irish Gaelic language television channel. The channel aims to send an Irish-language entry to the contest and will launch a nationwide talent search for singers aged between 10 to 15 years old to perform at the contest in November. RTÉ, the Irish broadcaster for the adult Eurovision Song Contest, has shown little interest in the contest and therefore TG4 will take control of proceedings.
The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2015 will take place in a currently unknown location in Bulgaria on 21st November 2015. Albania have also confirmed they will return to the contest and Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Netherlands, Slovenia and Sweden will continue to participate.
Austria, Czech Republic, Latvia and the United Kingdom have declined to take part in 2015 while other countries still have a lot of time to decide!
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