Today Germany and the United Kingdom will become the latest nations to reveal their songs for the Eurovision Song Contest 2020.
Two more countries are revealing their songs and artists for the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 in Rotterdam. The United Kingdom will reveal their act this morning, followed by Germany this afternoon. In addition Israel will release the songs competing in its selection show.
The schedule for today is as follows:
- 10:30 CET – United Kingdom – Artist & Song Reveal
- 15:00 CET – Israel – HaShir HaBa L’Eurovizion – Songs Revealed
- 15:30 CET – Germany – Artist & Song Reveal
10:30 CET – United Kingdom – Artist & Song Reveal
At 10:30 CET the United Kingdom will reveal the artist and song representing the nation at Eurovision 2020.
The reveal of the United Kingdom’s entry for Rotterdam will take place this morning, with the song played for the first time on BBC Radio One and BBC Radio Two.
The BBC has dropped it’s “Eurovision: You Decide” this year as it is in favour of teaming up with the music label BMG to find it’s artist and song to fly the flag for the United Kingdom in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
15:00 CET – Israel – HaShir HaBa L’Eurovizion – Songs Revealed
From 15:00 CET KAN will reveal the four songs that will be competing in HaShir HaBa L’Eurovizion.
The four songs that Eden Alene will perform in the Israeli national selection for Eurovision 2020 will be released this afternoon. KAN will reveal the songs live on the broadcasters website and Facebook page. The songs competing in the selection are:
- Roots (Songwriters – Natan Goshen & Stav Berger)
- Feker libi (Beloved) (Songwriters – Doren Medalie & Idan Raichel)
- Savior in the Sound (Songwriters – Oren Emanuel, Talia Londoner & Uri Avni)
- Rak ata (Only you) (Songwriters – Gal Joe Cohen, Eyal Ishay, Zlil Kalifi & Eran Kashi
15:30 CET – Germany – Artist & Song Reveal
The German act for Eurovision will officially be revealed at 15:30 CET with the embargo lifted on the singer and song.
Filming for Unser Lied für Rotterdam commences at 15:00 CET, with the name of the German act and song set to be released at 15:30 CET. Unser Lied für Rotterdam will be broadcast on ONE from 21:30 CET, at which time the first performance will be broadcast as part of the 45 minute show.
In total 607 artists were in the running to represent Germany at the Eurovision Song Contest 2020. Of the 568 songs that were considered through the selection, 84 songs were created during songwriting camps that were held during the past year.
For the first time since 2009 the German broadcaster has opted to internally select both their singer and song for the contest, and not involve in the German public in the selection process.