Junior Eurovision: Wales to begin National Selection On September 3rd

The Welsh Junior Eurovision selection, Chwilio am Seren, will begin airing on September 3rd. The search is already underway, with the semi-finals already pre-recorded.

The series will begin on September 3rd at 20:00 BST on S4C, and BBC iPlayer for UK viewers. The final will be aired on September 24th at the Cymru Llandudno. This year, Connie Fisher and Tara Bethan will return as mentors, and will be joined by Lloyd Macey.

A total of 12 acts have been shortlisted after the mentoring stage and will take part in the semi-final stage. From there, a total of 6 acts will compete in the final. The winner will be decided by a mixture of televote and jury vote.

This year marks the second year of participation for Wales. Last year the nation was represented by Manw with the song Perta, which finished in 20th place in the final. Watch the performance below: