In 2016, Armenia was once a promising Eurovision nation, ready to win and host the competition anytime soon. Next year, their main objective will be to reach the Eurovision final for the first time in 4 years.
After the sad cancellation of Eurovision 2020, the lyrics of the Finnish song suddenly got a deeper meaning. “We never know what we had, until it’s over and we’re looking back”. Today we are looking ahead, to Finland in 2021.
Albania will stage a new edition of Festivali i Këngës in December and the winner of the competition will represent Albania at Eurovision 2021. Meaning Arilena Ari has not been chosen internal after winning the Albanian preselection for the cancelled contest in 2020.
Ben & Tan will not get their chance at the Eurovision Song Contest. The decision by the duo and the Danish broadcaster to select a new act for 2021, was taken very soon after the cancellation of Eurovision 2020.
He was the intended artist for Eurovision 2020, and broadcaster ORF announced that Vincent Bueno will also sing for Austria at the contest in 2021. But, there is still a lot of work to be done.
Shortly after the announcement of the acts for the Serbian national final, the hype train was going wild for the girl group Hurricane, which features former representative Sanja Vučić. So far, the group has not been announced for 2021.
Poland has not been in the final of the Eurovision Song Contest since 2017. With the young rising star Alicja they hoped to make it to the final in Rotterdam. Will TVP stick with her in 2021?
2020 would have been the year that Natalia Gordienko would return to the Eurovision stage. She previously took part back in 2006 for Moldova. Will she be granted her comeback in 2021 after all?
Despite being one of the top contenders with bookmakers in 2020, Iceland has not yet decided about its entry for Eurovision 2021. Will Daði og Gagnamagnið be back?