Apparently officials at NTU, Ukraine’s state broadcaster, want to have a ski holiday. They have decided to stage their national selection for Junior Eurovision in the picturesque town of Bukovel—the country’s largest ski resort.

After announcing a last minute change in the line up last week, NTU has revealed that the international children’s centre ‘Artek-Carpaty’ will host the show, which takes place on Saturday 9 August. tells us that the venue sits inside the National Carpathian Park, about 920 meters above sea level, at the foot of Bukovel Mountain. Each of the 20 finalists is invited to stay in Bukovel for two weeks in preparation for the selection. They will work with choreographers, stage directors, vocal coaches and dancers during their stay, in order to polish their stage performances.

NTU has also announced that 19 of the 20 participating songs have now been uploaded on their website if you wanna have a listen and brush up on your Ukrainian. makes it easy for you too listen to them too.

The winner will win a ticket to Sunny Malta, as the island prepares to host the Junior Eurovision Song Contest for the first time.