Eurovision Song Contest 2020

Due to the uncertainty created by the spread of COVID-19 throughout Europe – and the restrictions put in place by the governments of the participating broadcasters and the Dutch authorities -the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has made the decision to not continue with the Eurovision Song Contest 2020. Read the latest updates and answers to frequently asked questions on the official website

Experts of EUR

  • Portrait of Simone Driessen

    Dr. (Simone) SMR Driessen

    One of the organisers of 'EURovision Talks',  a free conference at Erasmus University Rotterdam in which a deep scientific and musical dive is taken in the Eurovision Song Contest.

    On Radio 5, Dr. Driessen elaborated on the conference. 

  • Portrait of Julian Schaap

    Dr. (Julian) JCF Schaap

    One of the organisers of 'EURovision Talks',  a free conference at Erasmus University Rotterdam in which a deep scientific and musical dive is taken in the Eurovision Song Contest.

  • Prof.dr. L.C.P.M. (Lucas) Meijs

    A letter from the professor of Strategic Philanthropy and Volunteering about the Songfestival was published in the Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant on December 9, 2019: "Songfestival, prize for everyone?"