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…]
There are 39 countries taking part in the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Rotterdam. Check out the list of participants for Eurovision 2021 and watch their performances!
After Duncan Laurence won the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 on behalf of The Netherlands, the contest moved to Rotterdam for the edition of 2020. And after the sad cancelation of that contest, it has been decided that Rotterdam hosts the contest in 2021 instead! In [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…]
With the same 41 countries that would have sung in Rotterdam last May participating again in 2021, the Reference Group of the Eurovision Song Contest has agreed to not to proceed with a new Allocation Draw in January. That means all the countries drawn to [read more…]
Last Friday the Dutch organisation of the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 gave a press conference in which they outlined four potential scenarios. There will be a Eurovision in May next year – but what kind? Dennis van Eersel outlines the options.