Eurovision 2020 – Following the cancellation of the Eurovision Song Contest 2020, the EBU and its Dutch Members NPO, NOS and AVROTROS confirmed they will produce Eurovision: Europe Shine A Light to air in place of the Grand Final on Saturday 16 May at 21:00 (CET).
The 41 participating entries from 2020 will take part in some way but in a non-competitive format They will also, from their locations across Europe, give a unifying performance of ‘Love Shine A Light’ by Katrina And The Waves (UK, 1997).
The show will be hosted by Dutch Eurovision presenters Chantal Janzen, Edsilia Rombley (The Netherlands 1998 and 2007) and Jan Smit.
The EBU will also bring Eurovision fans together for a virtual sing-a-long on screen, performing Johnny Logan’s ‘What’s Another Year’ (Ireland, 1980).
The show will be broadcast to 46 countries including Kazakhstan and Kosovo, and on Eurovision’s official YouTube channel, and is expected to last about 2 hours.