NPO has stated that is hopes to begin the official bidding process for the host city of Eurovision 2020 in June.
A spokesperson for NPO has told the Dutch press, that it hopes to launch the host city bidding process for Eurovision 2020 next month. The spokesperson told 1Limburg, that it is good too see interest from multiple cities across the Netherlands so far. The aim according to NPO is to announce the host city by the end of the summer.
A number of cities across the Netherlands have expressed their interest in hosting the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest. Maastricht has said this week that it has begun preparing its bid, with representatives of the wider region travelling to Hilversum to show their interest in hosting the Eurovision Song Contest.
The following cities have expressed an interest in hosting the competition next May:
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 498 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.