Preparations are in full swing in The Netherlands for the forthcoming 2021 Eurovision Song Contest, the journey to Rotterdam has begun and is set to conclude in May. Fasten your seat belts as the 2021 Eurovision season is well and truly underway!
NPO, the Dutch national broadcaster is in full steam, working round the clock organizing and preparing for the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest. The 2021 Eurovision host broadcaster is set to dislcose further key information regarding next year’s competition in the months leading up to the competition.
Following the cancellation of the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the current evolving situation in the world the EBU and Eurovision 2021 host broadcasters (NPO, NOS, AVROTROS) are yet to determine the fomat that will be adapted to host the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest.
One thing we know is that the 2021 Eurovision edition will definitely take place in Rotterdam in one way or the other. The format that will be used to host the event will certainly influence the organization of the competition and the activities and side events organized in the host city ie Eurovision Village, Red Carpet, Opening Ceremony, Euroclub, Welcome Reception etc.
The EBU has scrapped scenario A and updated the three remaining scenarios on February 3:
ESCToday brings you a provisional timeline for the 2021 Eurovision events, key milestones and dates. This article will be constantly updated in the weeks and months leading up to the Eurovision 2021 Grand Final.
What we already know
The EBU and Dutch host broadcasters have opted to use the same Eurovision 2020 stage design, theme art and slogan for Eurovision 2021. The 2020 Eurovision intended hosts will host the event in 2021.
- The Eurovision 2021 Host City
- The Eurovision 2021 Core Team
- The Eurovision 2021 Stage design
- The Eurovision 2o21 Hosts
- The Eur0vision 2021 Slogan
- The Eurovision 2021 Theme Art
- The Eurovision 2021 Official List of Participating Countries
- The Eurovision 2021 Semi-final Allocation Line Up
- The Eurovision 2021 Postcards Concept
- The Eurovision 2021 Grand Final Flag Parade
- The Eurovision 2021 Scenario B reaffirmed for Rotterdam
- The Eurovision 2021 Semi-final 2 Opening Act
- The Eurovision 2021 Semi-final 2 Interval Act
- The Eurovision 2021 Grand Final Interval Act 1
- The Eurovision 2021 Grand Final Interval Act 2
- The Eurovision 2021 Semi-final Running Order
- The Eurovision 2021 Semi-final 1 Opening Act
- The Eurovision 2021 Semi-final 1 Interval Act
- The Eurovision 2021 Press Conference and Online Hosts
- The Eurovision 2021 Digital Eurovision Village
- Turquoise Carpet & Opening Ceremony location
Eurovision 2021 provisional timeline
- 15/05/2021- Online Eurovision Village launch
- 16/05/2021- Red Carpet/ Opening Ceremony
- 17/05/2021 – Semi-final 1 – Jury show
- 18/05/2021 – Semi-final 1 – Family show
- 18/05/2021 – Semi-final 1 – Live broadcast
- 19/05/2021- Grand Final Flag Parade
- 19/05/2021 – Semi-final 2 – Jury show
- 20/05/2021 – Semi-final 2 – Family show
- 20/05/2021 – Semi-final 2 – Live broadcast
- 21/05/2021 – Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final – Jury final
- 22/05/2021 – Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final – Family show
- 22/05/2021 – Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final – Live broadcast
The 2021 Eurovision Song Contest is scheduled to be held on 18, 20, 22 May at the Rotterdam Ahoy in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.