Host nation The Netherlands was quick to announce Jenagu Macrooy for the Eurovision Song Contest 2021. What is it that makes the winning country of 2019 so confident about this man?
We may not get to see our 2020 favourites take to the stage, but that doesn’t mean we can’t reminisce on our Eurovision favourites. This series is aimed to discover the team’s favourite entries from the 21st century, from 2001 to 2019.
Jeangu Macrooy will defend the Dutch title on home soil with the song ‘Grow’. The song by the internally chosen singer from Suriname aired on Dutch Radio 2 Wednesday afternoon.
The Dutch selection committee has confirmed that Jeangu Macrooy will represent the Netherlands at the Eurovision Song Contest 2020. The singer will represent his nation on home soil in Rotterdam.
Two months ago, The Netherlands won the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. Their first victory since 1975. Something the Dutch celebrated hard, since they have seen the other side of the Eurovision-medal often. In our last episode in the Aftermath series, we look back at what [read more…]
Duncan Laurence will have one extra technical rehearsal today. EBU has confirmed this news to ESCDaily. The rehearsal will take place right after the 6 finalists have rehearsed.
Duncan Laurence is confident that the technical problems with the lightbulb in his Eurovision performance will get fixed. “The light will hang on the ceiling. Right now, the production team is figuring out how to hang it, but I trust them fully.”
Duncan Laurence is working to find the right camera at the right time. At the press conference, the Dutch Eurovision representative told ESCDaily that it does not take up all of his energy. “Just search for that red light, and you will be fine!”
According to Erik Bolks from OGAE The Netherlands, Eurovision 2019 favourite Duncan Laurence has no nerves for his upcoming first rehearsal in Tel Aviv. “He has no fear for the critics and is saying: Let them come.”
According to the bookmakers, Duncan Laurence from The Netherlands is the big favourite to win the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. The main question will be: Can the youngster stand the pressure of being the man to beat?