AVROTROS, the Dutch national broadcaster will decide who will represent the Netherlands at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in October.
Omroep Brabant reports that a decision on who will be representing the Netherlands at the 62nd Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, Ukraine will be taken in early October. Daniel Dekker the Dutch commentator for the Eurovision Song Contest and the man behind the representative decision told Omroep Brabant that:
It’s a big difference from previous years, when we were lucky if we had one artist name found. Now we have the luxury that we can choose from several great artists. We can make a strategic choice,
One of the names that has been floated as a possible participant are the group O’G3NE. The group has been rumored as a potential entrant since May and have previous experience at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest.
For the past four years the Netherlands has internally selected both the singer and the song who will represent them at the Eurovision Song Contest. The change in the selection process has seen the country make the final three out of the past four years and interest in the contest reach a new high in the Netherlands.
Source: Omroep Brabant