Confetti, singing and a cheering audience is once again given the opportunity to take the Dutch city of Rotterdam for next year.
Late on Saturday evening, it namely clear that Rotterdam is appointed as the host of Eurovision in 2021. It writes the organizer in a press release.
Rotterdam should also have been host to the vocal competition this year, but coronakrisen cancelled the traditional show.
the Eurovision 2020 was set to hold Saturday night.
instead, it was sent a recorded show by the name of 'Eurovision: Europe Shine A Light' as an alternative. Here, there was no designated a winner.
It was also here that the organizers revealed the Rotterdam as the host city next year, says the press release.
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I am convinced that all of us involved in the Eurovision will stand together through the challenges and changes to bring the competition stronger than ever, and ensure its lifespan for several decades, says Eurovision chief Martin Österdahl.
the Show next year will be held in the arena Ahoy, as it was also planned in the year.
But since april have hospital beds been spread out on the floor in the arena, that instead of forming the scene for the Eurovision takes on the coronaramte patients in order to relieve the pressure on the Dutch health care system.
It was the duo of Ben & Tan, with the song 'Yes' should have represented Denmark in Rotterdam on Saturday.
the Duo won the Danish Melodi Grand Prix 2020, which was held in the Royal Arena in Copenhagen 7. march.
Also at that time threw coronavirussen a shadow over the event, as the national Melodi Grand Prix was held without an audience.
Tuesday held Sweden to a mini-Eurovision, where the Swedish viewers could vote on their favorite. Ben & Tan was number eight.