After Hungary, another country that participated in this year’s contest will be absent from Eurovision 2020 in Rotterdam. Montenegrin public broadcaster has just announced that it will not participate in the next event for financial reasons.
Eurovision 2020 without Montenegro
Montenegro has 11 entries, with two final qualifiers and four consecutive shutouts in recent years. Unfortunately,there will be no representative of the small Balkan country at Eurovision 2020.
This is the second time Montenegro has withdrawn from the event. The first was the years 2010 – 2011, when again due to poor results and the financial crisis that had just made its appearance, they were absent for two years.
41 countries in Rotterdam
After this withdrawment the number of countries that will participate in the 65th Eurovision Song Contest will be the same as the previous year, 41.We have two withdrawals (Hungary, Montenegro) and two returns (Ukraine, Bulgaria).
In Tel Aviv, Montenegro was represented by D Mol with “Heaven”, who finished 16th in the first semifinal.