Yes, Rotterdam to host Eurovision 2020. Here are the latest news of of EBU for the Eurovision contest. It’s Rotterdam 2020! Rotterdam has been selected as the Host City for the 65th Eurovision Song Contest following a tight race with the southern Dutch city of Maastricht. The Contest will be held on Tuesday 12, Thursday 14 and Saturday 16 May 2020.
Rotterdam was chosen as the Host City following a strong city bid process which saw a total of five Dutch cities compete to host the world’s largest live music event. So, yes, Rotterdam to host Eurovision 2020
“An incredible state-of-the-art Eurovision Song Contest”
Addressing the difficult decision between Maastricht and Rotterdam, Jon Ola Sand, the EBU’s Executive Supervisor for the Eurovision Song Contest, said, “Rotterdam has shown fantastic enthusiasm and commitment and has the right facilities to welcome delegations from over 40 countries next May. We look forward to working with Rotterdam and NPO, NOS and AVROTROS on an incredible state-of-the-art Eurovision Song Contest in a great city next year.”
Shula Rijxman, Director General of NPO said: “It is our wish to organise a Eurovision Song Contest that is embraced throughout the Netherlands and also functions as a showcase for our country in Europe. We are happy that as a public broadcaster we can now really work together with Rotterdam and the Ahoy arena to organise a unique event that connects and inspires all inhabitants of the Netherlands and Europe.”
Indeed very inspiring speech and we look forward of what comes next. We are sure it will be splendid as usual