Eurovision: Europe Shine A Light will air in place of the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 Grand Final on Saturday 16th May at 9.00 pm CET.
The aim is to honour the 41 artists, celebrate what Eurovision stands for and create a sense of unity across borders in challenging times.
Eurovision fans from across the world will also help bring an unforgettable sing-a-long moment to the screen. They will form a huge Eurovision choir and sing Johnny Logan’s What’s Another Year with the three-time Eurovision winner himself.
In addition to spotlighting the 41 songs of 2020, the unique production will include special performances from popular artists from Eurovision’s past, 2020’s artists, including Malta’s own Destiny, will also join together, from their locations across Europe, in a unifying performance of 1997’s Eurovision winner Love Shine A Light by Katrina And The Waves.
The production team have also teased a few more surprises up their sleeves along the way, brought to you exclusively by a few expected, and unexpected, Eurovision ambassadors.
The European Broadcasting Union and its Dutch Members NPO, NOS and AVROTROS are producing the show from the Mediapark in Hilversum.
The show will be hosted by Dutch presenters Chantal Janzen, Edsilia Rombley (Eurovision 1998 and 2007) and Jan Smit. BBC Eurovision host Graham Norton and Dutch YouTube sensation NikkieTutorials will also make appearances in the live broadcast. The show is expected to last two hours.
Eurovision: Europe Shine A Light will also be shown on TVM.
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