Belarus to host 2018 junior Eurovision song contest

Belarus will host the 16th Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Minsk in 2018, European Broadcasting Union (UBC) said in a statement on 15 October. It will be the second time that the Contest will take place in Minsk, following BTRC’s hosting in the Belarusian capital in 2010. 

Belarus has taken part in every Junior Eurovision Song Contest since the competition was created in 2003. The country has a very successful record, winning in both 2005 with Ksenia Sitnik and 2007 with Alexey Zhigalkovich. More details in this .