The two candidate cities, Maastricht and Rotterdam, had until yesterday at 17.00 CET the opportunity to send the latest details on the nominations for the Eurovision 2020 contest to the Dutch public broadcaster . As EBU announced yesterday, its final decision will be announced in Friday the 30th of August.
The anxiety for the two city staff and for all fans of the Eurovision is over. After Rotterdam and Maastricht have submitted all the information they have requested, the Dutch public broadcaster(NOS, NPO and AVROTROS) having already visited both cities will come up with what they consider appropriate to host the next big event. The decision will of course be made in co-operation with the EBU.
In the case of a Maastricht win, the competition will be hosted at the 11,000-seat MECC Exhibition Center, while in the event of a Rotterdam victory then Ahoy’s 16,000-seat stadium will host the next Eurovision.
We’ll know in three weeks from now whether Maastricht or Rotterdam will host the 65th Eurovision Song Contest.
Stay tuned for the long-awaited announcement and all the details about out favorite contest.