MINSK, 21 November (BelTA) – Belarus' Deputy Prime Minister Vasily Zharko will head the national organizing committee for the 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest. This is envisaged in regulation No. 177рп on 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest, which the Belarusian president signed on 20 November, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.
In order to organize the contest at the highest level in compliance with the international requirements and standards, the document has approved the membership of the national organizing committee. The organizing committee will be headed by Deputy Prime Minister Vasily Zharko. The contest is scheduled to be held at Minsk Arena in November 2018.
Belarus has been officially chosen by the European Broadcasting Union as the host of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2018.