Eurovision 2021: four scenarios

Today, Sietze Bakker, coordinator of the 2020 and 2021 Eurovision Song Contest, revealed there are four scenarios for the Eurovision Song Contest 2021. They are: A Eurovision Song Contest as you are used to, up until 2021. A Eurovision Song Contest, dealing with the social distance situation. In the Netherlands, …

Stefania: songs to be submitted

News about the Greek contestant Stefania. We already know that she will represent Greece in the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest. She was supposed to do the job this year; soon after the show was cancelled, Greek broadcaster ERT announced that they will continue working with Stefania.Now the news came that …

Eurovision season starts

September 1st is the start of the Eurovision Season. Every song that is released from now on, can be a Eurovision entry.Due to COVID19, the previous contest had to be cancelled. We don’t know yet what the 2021 contest will look like. Junior Eurovision in Poland will be a first …

Ulla Pia passed away

Today, we received the sad news that Danish singer Ulla Pia passed away the 22nd of august. That is what her daughter announced on Danish tv-station TV2. Ulla Pia started her carreer as a jazz singer in the early 1960s. She is most wellknown to Eurovision fans for participating in the …

Agathonas Iakovidis passed away

We received the sad news that today, Greek musician Agathonas Iakovidis passed away. In 2013, Iakovidis represented Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest as a member of the group Koza Mostra. They sang the song “Alcohol is free” and reached the 6th place.Agathonas Iakovidis was born in Evangelismos, in the …

No Sandro in Rotterdam next year

Rumours were going on already, but now the Cypriot broadcaster CyBC has confirmed the news: Sandro Nicolas will not represent Cyprus in the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest. Therewith, he is the first 2020 participant who was chosen internally, who will not return in 2021. This is what CyBC stated: “Due …

Hooverphonic missing in “Love shine a light”

You might not have noticed, but when all the 2020 Eurovision participants sang “Love shine a light” in the show Eurovision Shine A Light, there were 40 artists and groups, not 41. Hooverphonic was not included. Already a few days earlier, group member Alex Callier said on Belgian television that …

EBU: Welcome to Rotterdam 2021

Today, at the end of the show Europe Shine A Light, there was some news. The EBU confirmed that the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest will be held, and Rotterdam will be the host city. Following the cancellation of the Eurovision Song Contest 2020, the EBU, NPO, NOS, AVROTROS and the …