The province of North Brabant has stated that it will discuss potential host cities that could host the Eurovision Song Contest 2020.
A number of political parties in North Brabant are set to ask for the province to discuss potential host cities for Eurovision 2020. The VVD, CDA, GroenLinks, D66 and PvdA, have signed a joint letter, in which they state their wish for North Brabant to host the Eurovision Song Contest 2020.
North Brabant is home to over 2.5 million people, with a number of cities home to ice hockey arenas, or football stadiums that would require the construction of a temporary roof. More details regarding any potential bid from the province of North Brabant are expected to be revealed in the coming weeks.
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: Omroep Brabant