AVROTROS, NPO and NOS will co-produce the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest in the Netherlands.
The three public service broadcasters have confirmed that they will co-produce the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest. NPO is the governing body for all of the Dutch public broadcasters, and allocates air time to the respective broadcasters. AVROTROS and NOS are the two largest public broadcasters in the Netherlands. NOS previously organised Dutch Eurovision participation up to 2009, while AVROTROS was created in 2010 and has organised participation since.
Organising the Eurovision Song Contest 2020;
perfectly fits the connecting role that the public service broadcaster wants to play in society since the event has a great range among a variety of target groups for all generations.
The broadcasters will hold their first joint press conference during June, where additional details will be revealed.
Duncan Laurence won the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 with the song “Arcade”. After 44 years of waiting the Netherlands took victory scoring a total of 492 points.
Who is Duncan Laurence?
Duncan Laurence is originally from Spijkenisse, born in 1994. This year he graduated from the Rock Academy in Tilburg where he studied to become a singer-songwriter as well as music producer. He has also spent time previously in London and Stockholm writing music. He was internally selected in January by the Dutch broadcaster AVROTROS to represent the nation in the 2019 contest.
Source: AVROTROS, NPO, NOS