“These two weeks are the most important weeks of the year. And a substantial part of my annual income, if it goes well.” ESCDaily spent some time with professional Eurovision trader Rob Furber. Furber makes his money off Eurovision betting.
We mainly focus on what we see happening on the Eurovision stage, since these moments matter most for the competition. But outside of the arena, there is also a lot going on in Ahoy. We got a unique look in the delegation bubble, which is [read more…]
The change-over from Ireland, to Cyprus, to Norway is one of the most difficult blocks the Eurovision Song Contest has ever seen. Thus says Richard van Rouwendaal, Stage Manager of this year’s Eurovision. His crew needs to move props on and off the stage in [read more…]
The Australian delegation will not be physically present at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Rotterdam. The song ‘Technicolour’ by Montaigne will be presented through their prerecorded back-up tape during the first semi final on the 18th of May.
There will be fysical audience present at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Rotterdam Ahoy in May. Dutch state broadcaster NOS confirms this news on Thursday. The Dutch government has allowed the contest to be organised as a so-called field lab, a practical test to [read more…]
The running orders of the two Semi-Final shows have been decided. The producers at Host Broadcasters NPO/NOS/AVROTROS, and Martin Österdahl, the Executive Supervisor of the Eurovision Song Contest have approved the running order for both shows.
Belarus does not take part at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021. The EBU has judged their second potential entry for the contest, but concluded it once again did not meet the requirements to be able to take part.
Armenia’s public broadcaster AMPTV has announced its withdrawal from this year’s Eurovision Song Contest (ESC). Despite best efforts AMPTV say the events that followed after the confirmation of Armenia’s participation at this year’s event have made it impossible to organize an entry in time for [read more…]
The EBU and host broadcaster AVROTROS have given an update about the Eurovision Song Contest 2021. The organisation now fully focuses on getting as many artists as possible live on stage in Rotterdam.
To make sure the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 will happen, no matter the situation regarding COVID-19 in the world, the EBU has released an additional rule for the upcoming contest. All participating countries need to submit a pre-recorded live performance of their song, which is [read more…]