Sietse Bakker has stated the decision about public attendance at Contest could be postponed until Mid-April.
Sietse Bakker the Executive Producer for the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 stated in an interview that it is their priority was to ensure that all 41 acts would be able to perform on the same stage in Rotterdam come May. While a decision about public attendance at the contest could be postponed for as long as possible until mid-April.
Interviewed on Friday evening on Jinek on RTL, Sietse commented:
Let’s postpone decisions about the public for as long as possible
Prioriteit is om alle artiesten live op het podium in @rotterdamahoy te krijgen tijdens het Eurovisie Songfestival. “Laten we beslissingen over publiek zo lang mogelijk voor ons uitschuiven.” Tot ca. medio april, aldus @SietseBakker, nu bij #Jinek. #OpenUp #ESC2021 #Eurovision pic.twitter.com/77SCLOTMBs
— Songfestivalforum.nl (@ESF_FOK) January 22, 2021
In the past Sietse Bakker has stated the decision about which of the four different scenarios were outlined by the European Broadcasting Union would be made in Mid-February.
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