It is uncertain whether all Eurovision delegations will be able to travel to Rotterdam. According to Executive Producer Sietse Bakker, things are “difficult for Australia, for example. Because of all the travel restrictions.”
According to the bookmakers, Switzerland will be the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Rotterdam. They conclude this now that all songs are available, but odds will usually shift and change during the rehearal weeks.
Now that Scenario A is off the table, the organisation focuses on getting the participating artists to Rotterdam for Eurovision 2021. Executive Producer Sietse Bakker has told several Dutch media that “this is now our first priority”.
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.
If the Eurovision Song Contest would take place today, it would have to be in “lockdown mode” (Scenario D). However, according to Executive Producer Sietse Bakker, “things can change quickly” and a very positive scenario A is still on the table.
24 hours ago, the last song for the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 was presented and with that, we have the full line-up for the contest in Rotterdam. And according to the bookmakers, Bulgaria is the favourite to win in May in their pre-rehearsal ranking.
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