Portugal Festival da Canção 2020 Artist/Songs released

RTP the Portuguese broadcaster has today released the 16 songs that will compete to perform at the Eurovision song contest in Rotterdam in May. The Festival da Canção 2020 Final will take place on March 7th All 16 songs are available to listen at the link below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLk_Qhdpz4U&list=PLMedIwg0kZw9hoW8XIv4VoadpqMGif87k&index=1

Albania selects Arilena Ara “Shaj”

Arilena Ara overcame some tough competition at  ‘FEST’ 58 the Albanian national selection show, to book her place in Rotterdam for Eurovision 2020. Her stunning vocal performance beat the other pre-show favourite Elvana Gjata with her song ‘Me tana’ into second place, with young talent Sara Bejraktari coming in a respectable third with another great vocal […]

Eurovision 2020 Hosts announced

Eurovision.TV today announced the three hosts of the 2020 contest in Rotterdam Eurovision commenter Jan Smit, presenter, actress and singer Chantal Janzen and former Eurovision star Edsilia Rombley have been chosen to host the ceremonies which will kick off with the first semi final on Tuesday 12th May 2020     Photo NPO/AVROTROS/NOS Full story on Eurovision.TV  here: https://eurovision.tv/story/eurovision-2020-presenters-chantal-janzen-edsilia-rombley-jan-smit?fbclid=IwAR2svnm5DOE8avX_0mUNkJ4IWnuHF8_-b-kR1sL-Izt-whrau8_NVXyNqDo

Rotterdam 2020 stage design revealed

The first Images of the 2020 Eurovision stage design have been release today. Designed by Florian Wieder , the stage has a very minimalist design which according to Florian  “I was inspired by the unique characteristics of Dutch Design”  Photo courtesy of NPO/AVROTROS/NOS For more information and images visit the Eurovision website: https://eurovision.tv/story/this-is-what-the-eurovision-2020-stage-will-look-like?fbclid=IwAR18Fh3ayEImC1pPoagFgon9nNrgROuRXKhozjy4wkOEovwtXg3OEnRxWjc

OPEN UP – ARTWORK

The EBU has revealed the art work for the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest.

MONTENEGRO PULLS OUT FROM EUROVISION 2020

ESC Covers was informed this morning of a possible withdrawal from the 2020 Eurovision song contest in Rotterdam, the Netherlands and we were going OH NO NO and singing the Bernie Paul song. Roy van der Merwe especially is sad as their 2019 entry HEAVEN is his second favourite song of 2019. But due to […]

BLAS CANTO – SPAIN 2020 EUROVISION ARTIST

Spanish TV announced today that BLAS CANTO will represent them at the 2020 Eurovision song contest in Rotterdam.

BBC drops ‘You Decide’ for Eurovision 2020

In an announcement made earlier today, the BBC confirmed the UK’s participation in Eurovision 2020 and also gave details of a new selection process for the song and artist. The UK public will no longer have the opportunity to vote on their preferred choices, as the BBC has dropped the ‘You Decide’ show format which has been used to […]

AMSTERDAM OUT OF THE 2020 HOSTING RACE

ESC Covers did not really write about all the speculation of 9 cities/towns in the Netherlands that expressed interest to host the 2020 Eurovision song contest. There are enough websites and blogs reporting on that and it is virtually impossible to come up with any new news on such matters. However, the fact that Amsterdam […]