12 points! The Eurovision Song Contest is a huge party every year, with millions of people joining in the festivities both live and in pubs and living rooms via television or social media. Holland’s last victory was 44 years ago but at last the event will be back on Dutch soil next year. Thanks to Duncan Laurence’s top performance in 2019, Holland will host the Eurovision Song Contest in 2020.
- The event uniting musical Europe, vote for your favorite artist.
- Spectacular moments, memorable performances, and fantastic outfits every year.
- Experience it up close and together: three nights filled with amazing performances.
The Eurovision Song Contest has been held since 1956; it is organized and broadcast on television every year. Participating countries from Europe and beyond submit a single song, with the artists performing for a professional jury as well as the audience and television viewers. Over 180 million people watch the live show on television or via the Internet and get to vote for their favorite entry. They are not allowed to vote for their own country. The winning country gets to organize next year’s contest. In 2019, the Dutch participant Duncan Laurence was the winner with his song Arcade.
Eurovision 2020 week of festivities
During the two semi-finals on Tuesday and Thursday, twenty countries are selected to perform in the Grand Finale on Saturday night.. Some countries have already secured their place in the Final: Germany, France, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands, which will host the contest.
In which city will Eurovision 2020 be held?
It is not yet known which city will host the Eurovision Song Contest in 2020, but Maastricht, Utrecht, Rotterdam, The Hague, Amsterdam, Breda, Den Bosch and Arnhem have already announced their interest in organizing the event.