Sophia Paraskeva and Alex Michael will host the event, Eurovision Song Contest winner Dima Bilan is scheduled to perform as interval guest.
Today, Monday, the 15 contestants will get the opportunity to go know eachother at the official welcome party, which will certainly not pass unnoticed.
A video crew, photographer and reporter headed to Cyprus today to report exclusively for the official website of the event, JuniorEurovision.tv.
Like the 2007 running, the 2008 Junior Eurovision Song Contest is a co-production of the European Broadcasting Union, the 15 participating public broadcasters and UNICEF, the United Nations Childrens Fund. Throughout the week, the website will be kept updated on the latest developments.