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Eurovision This Month: Celebrating the songs, Home Concerts & more!

02/05/2020

Eurovision This Month: Celebrating the songs, Home Concerts & more! posted: 02/05/2020

It has been an unusual Eurovision year to say the least, so to bring the excitement of the event weeks to your home, were pleased to announce 2 special shows that will air on the same dates as the Eurovision 2020 Semi-Finals! The Eurovision Song Celebration 2020' will premiere on our YouTube channel on Tuesday 12 and Thursday 14 May at 21:00 CEST. These shows will complement the EBU and its Dutch members, NPO, NOS and AVROTROS show, Eurovision: Europe Shine A Light', that will air on the usual Grand Final date of 16 May. Keep reading to find out how you can feature in the final recap!

On the same dates of this year's Semi-Finals, the two-part Eurovision Song Celebration 2020 will recognise all 41 participants and their songs in a non-competitive format. To add to the excitement all the songs will be played out in the official Semi-Final running orders decided by this year's producers.

Eurovision Song Celebration 2020 will recognise all 41 participants and their songs in a non-competitive format

On Tuesday 12 May, the EBU will spotlight the songs that would have been shown in the first Semi-Final including host country the Netherlands and 2 of the Big 5 countries: Germany and Italy. The second online show, broadcast on Thursday 14 May, will feature the songs chosen for the second Semi-Final and will include the rest of the Big 5 countries: France, Spain and the United Kingdom.

While there will be no competitive element in these productions, you can still expect many surprises along the way!

Get involved in the Fan Recaps

In true celebration of all the Eurovision 2020 songs, we encourage you to rally behind your favourite artists and get ready to create an all-out Eurovision Party at home!

To pay tribute to the loyalty of the Eurovision fan base, the Eurovision Song Celebration shows will include the first-ever Fan Recaps - you too can be a part of Eurovision history. Instead of the classic recap of the participating songs, we invite YOU to sing, dance, jump and party along to your most-loved Eurovision songs of 2020.

How to participate

May 12 and 14 is getting closer and closer, so start preparing to make yourself Eurovision-ready! Gather your supplies, don your best Eurovision 2020 outfit and prepare the room you will film in by decorating it with flags and props to give it that special Eurovision-feel.

All you need to do is record yourself dancing to the 20-second snippets of all - or a selection - of your favourite acts and your celebration might be featured in the shows. The snippets can be found in this recap video here:

https://youtu.be/HU6TOk_bU14

Eurovision 2020 presenters Edsilia Rombley, Chantal Janzen and Jan Smit

Eurovision this month: Celebrating the songs, Home Concerts and more!

Posted 30 April 2020 at 18:00 CEST

In Eurovision this month, we look back on what happened in the world of the Eurovision Song Contest over the past month. In April, we saw the first editions of the Eurovision Home Concerts, teamed up with #EurovisionAgain and announced the Eurovision Song Celebration 2020. Read about that, and more, below.

As we now know, the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 wont take place. However, there are many online initiatives taking place over the past couple of weeks as well as in the weeks to come and many of these were announced in April.

Eurovision: Europe Shine A Light

Preparations for Eurovision: Europe Shine A Light, the show created to honour all 41 chosen songs, in a non-competitive format, are in full swing. The show will feature plenty of surprises for fans and viewers at home and will be hosted by Dutch Eurovision presenters Chantal Janzen, Edsilia Rombley (Eurovision 1998 and 2007) and Jan Smit. Eurovision: Europe Shine A Light will be broadcast on 16 May 2020.

Read more here.

Get ready for the Eurovision Song Celebration 2020!

It has been an unusual Eurovision year, to say the least, so to bring the excitement of the event weeks to your home, were pleased to announce 2 special shows that will air on the same dates as the 2020 Semi-Finals! The Eurovision Song Celebration 2020 will premiere on our YouTube channel on Tuesday 12 and Thursday 14 May at 21:00 CEST. These shows will complement the EBU and its Dutch members, NPO, NOS and AVROTROS, show, Eurovision: Europe Shine A Light.

Read more here.
LINK: https://www.live-production.tv/news/shows/eurovision-month-celebrating...
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