AVROTROS has revealed Sander Lantinga will be the co-commentator for Dutch coverage of the Eurovision Song Contest 2021.
With Jan Smit hosting this years Eurovision Song Contest, Sander Lantinga has been named as the co-commentator for AVROTROS’s coverage of the Eurovision Song Contest 2021. He will join veteran commentator Cornald Maas as the voices guiding viewers through the contest in Rotterdam:
Sander Lantinga is a Dutch program maker and Radio DJ, he first started working in music at MTV before then becoming a radio DJ for NPS. Since then he has worked at a number of different radio stations as a DJ, in recent years he has also become a football pundit for Veronica TV.
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The Netherlands debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1956 and has gone on to compete in all bar four contests. To date the Netherlands has won the contest on five occasions; 1957, 1959, 1969, 1975 and most recently 2019. Prior to Duncan Laurence’s victory in Tel Aviv, the Netherlands had been waiting 44 years for their next victory. Duncan Laurence won the contest in Israel with the song “Arcade”.