Eurovision 2021 – Everything You Need To Know!

Thinking about travelling to Eurovision in 2021?

You’re in good company! Thousands travel across the continent each year to experience the Eurovision Song Contest, the worlds largest music event. Here’s everything you need to know about Eurovision 2021 including how to get Eurovision tickets.

If you’re not sure about Eurovision travel yet, there’s more information on what you can expect here.

For full information on the cancellation of Eurovision 2020, please see the FAQ published by the EBU.

When is Eurovision 2021?

The Eurovision Song Contest usually takes place during a week in May. The organisers are yet to announce specific dates for 2021

Where is the host city?

As the Eurovision Song Contest did not take place 2020 due to the spread of Corona virus, it’s likely that the host city will rolled over. This means that Rotterdam is likely to 2021.

Rotterdam is likely to be the host city in 2021 following the cancellation of Eurovision in 2020.

The official announcement regarding the host city for 2021 is due in the coming months.

In the meantime, you can browse hotels in Rotterdam below.

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How to get tickets for Eurovision 2021?

The organisers are yet to confirm the situation regarding tickets. There are a number of options available to the organisers including making 2020 tickets valid for the 2021 contest.

Confirmation of the ticketing approach is due in the coming months.

Who will enter?

Following the cancellation of Eurovision in 2020, it is unclear who will enter in 2021. There are a number of options available.

  • Same songs and performers rolled over to 2021 (The EBU have confirmed that 2020 songs will no be eligible for entry in 2021.
  • Same performers, new songs
  • New selection process begins
  • Artists & songs decided on a country by country basis.

Some countries have announced their intention to send the same artist in 2021 including Spain, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Greece, Switzerland and the Netherlands. However these artists were selected internally which makes this approach possible

Other countries such as Sweden and Italy have long standing contests where their Eurovision entry is selected. In fact, Italy’s selection competition predates Eurovision. Sending the same artist could be more complicated for these countries as it would impact these contests.

I think it’s likely that each country will select their own path for the contest in 2021.

I will update this page as and when there are further announcements. Be sure to check back for further information.

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