This year there will be fewer than nineteen countries to participate in the Junior song Contest, and that is a new record. This year, Kazakhstan and Wales, their debut. The event is already to the sixteenth edition. Two countries have been there since the start in 2003: the Netherlands and belarus. This time everything goes by on 25 november in Minsk in White-Russia. Belgium since five years, not more, because the liedjesfestijn not really lived with the young viewers.