Having been first broadcast in 1985, the Eurovision YoungDancers competition consists of a live show aired at prime-time to millions of viewersacross Europe.

The rules of Eurovision Young Dancers 2017

  • All participants must be aged between 16-21 on the date of the live show
  • Participants shall either be citizens of the Participating Broadcaster he/she is representing or shall have been resident in that country for at least the two years preceding the competition
  • Only solo dancers not professionally engaged are eligible to enter. Contestants should be part of a recognised dance institution and possess the classical/contemporary ballet skills
  • Prize winners of previous editions of the competition are not eligible to participate
  • Each dancer shall perform a solo dance, the maximum length of which should be two minutes. Participants have freedom to choose the music and style of dance
  • After the solo dance, participants will perform a group dance, choreographed by an invited choreographer
  • A professional jury will judge all the performances
  • None of the jury members shall be connected in any way with any of the participating dances or artists to ensure complete independence in their votes and impartiality
  • The jury will judge performances on faithfulness to the choreography, quality of the dance and artistic expression and flexibility of the dancer to adapt to new styles of dance

Eurovision Young Dancers 2017


Prague Congress Centre, Czech Republic


Saturday 16th December 2017

Who is organising the event?

EBUHost BroadcasterSteering Group