The European Broadcasting Union is delighted to announce that 14 countries will contest the 2012 Eurovision Young Musicians competition that will be held in Vienna, Austria, this May. The final will be held on May 11 at Vienna's iconic Rathausplatz, whilst the semifinal will take place the previous weekend.
Among the participants are four nations making their débuts: Armenia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Georgia and Ukraine, all who will take part for the first time. The full list of participants is as follows:
More information about the selection procedures in each country will follow in due course, with further details about the event in Vienna being released in the next few months.