The Eurovision song contest for the first time in history moved
The international song contest Eurovision 2020, which was to be held in Rotterdam, cancelled due to the threat of the spread of the coronavirus.
According to the organizers of the Eurovision 65 song contest will meet in 2021. “We are very proud that the Eurovision song contest uninterrupted for the last 64 years United people, and we, like millions of viewers around the world, are very saddened that he is unable to be held in may 2020”, – stressed in the European movnik. However, the pandemic coronavirus COVID-2019 not left to the organizers, so the event had to be cancelled.
An official statement from the European Broadcasting Union on the #Eurovision Song Contest 2020. pic.twitter.com/b3h7akxvpF
— Eurovision Song Contest (@Eurovision) March 18, 2020
The organizers several weeks studying the alternatives, to allow the holding of the song contest in the year 2020. However, the uncertainty caused by the spread of COVID-19 across Europe and the constraints imposed by the governments of the participating countries, led to this decision.
Note that participation in Eurovision 2020 needs to take the 41 country. The representative of Ukraine at the competition selected group Goa_A with the song “Nightingale”. Most likely, the team will keep ticket to contest in next year and whether it changed the competitive track is still unknown. However, the organizers assure that make the Eurovision song contest in 2021-m will also be in Rotterdam.
We will add that in the current host country of the Eurovision song contest is now recorded 1705 cases of infection with coronavirus, 43 of them fatal. Through the pandemic was cancelled and the championship of Europe on football, some matches which were to be held in the Netherlands.