The hosts of this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest have been revealed by host broadcaster, TVP. The contest will be hosted by a team of three, including a returning host from last year’s contest.
The three hosts will take to the stage in Warsaw on the 29th of November, however this year’s contest will be presented in a different form. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the contest will be broadcast live from Warsaw, however the studio will only feature the presenters and necessary crew. Interval acts will also perform live from Warsaw. The participants will remain in their home countries, rather than travelling to Poland. Read more about the changes to format here.
The three hosts of this year’s contest are Ida Nowakowska-Herndon, Rafał Brzozowski and Małgorzata Tomaszewska.
Ida Nowakowska-Herndon is a familiar face to Junior Eurovision fans, as she was one of the hosts of last year’s contest.
Ida Nowakowska is a Polish-American dancer, actress and TV personality. She studied in New York at the Professional Performing Arts School and Steps on Broadway and has performed at the Metropolitan Opera. She also graduated from the Film, Theater and Television department of the University of California. While studying, she worked as a dancer with Bruno Mars and Cee Lo Green.
In Poland, she has performed as a dancer, juror and host of various programmes. Last year, she became the host of TVPs popular morning show, ‘Question for Breakfast.’
Rafał Brzozowski is a Polish singer and TV presenter. He was previously a contestant in several TVP song competitions back in 2011, and in that same year, released two singles that shot him into fame. In 2017, he was a finalist in the Polish national final for Eurovision with the song Sky Over Europe, and in the same year, co-hosted the national selection for Junior Eurovision. In 2019, he was a juror for the 64th edition of Eurovision.
Małgorzata Tomaszewska is a psychology graduate, but began her career in the TV industry as a sports presenter. She has taken part in Dancing with the Stars, and has hosted The Voice of Poland and co-hosted TVP’s ‘Question for Breakfast.’
Stay tuned for more news about this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest!