The EBU have decided, today, to make Sure the end of 2020 by the coronacrisis will be cancelled. A few days ago, it was rumored, still denied it. Because of the building up until the beginning of april, it would start, there was still plenty of time to make that decision. But a faster-than-expected it is to actually take the plunge. The song festival is not on! This is the first time in more than 60 years, the song festival has been cancelled.
Currently, it is the ability to the music festival in 2021 in the city of Rotterdam and organised. It is not yet decided as to whether the same actors with the same numbers to be able to participate in it. Also, it is still not 100% sure of the Eurovision song contest in 2021, effectively, in the Netherlands, will take place.
At the Flemish public broadcaster, respond to them, be disappointed, and understanding, in the decision of the EBU to the song festival to be set up.
Hans Van Goethem, spokesman of the VRT that “The decision of the EBU, which is by no means an easy decision to make, but one that is necessary in the current circumstances. The details of the decision to be made by the EBU, which have been worked out in the next couple of weeks. We will work with the EBU, Hooverphonic, and the colleagues of the COMPANY to see what the consequences of such a decision in the direction of the issue of 2021.”