AVROTROS has commenced its search for the Netherlands entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2023.
The Netherlands has today opened the song submissions window for the Eurovision Song Contest 2023, as the Netherlands looks for its next entry. The Dutch entry will once again be selected by a selection committee, the same method the Netherlands has used since 2014. AVROTROS is looking for:
“An entry with preferably a contemporary, but in any case authentic sound. A song that is able to survive in a competition. By a Dutch artist who can and wants to present a personal song in a distinctive way, in any genre, and if possible a personal story.”
The rules that submissions must meet are:
- The song is convincingly distinctive and meets the above description
- A maximum of three songs can be submitted
- The song cannot have been commercially released before 1 September 2022
- The song cannot exceed 3 minutes in length
To submit your song to the Dutch selection process email: firstname.lastname@example.org. The last day for songs to be submitted to AVROTROS is August 31.
S10 represented the Netherlands at Eurovision 2022 with “De diepte”, the first Dutch-language song in the contest since 2010. She finished 11th in the Grand Final scoring 171 points.
Below you can watch the performance of Τhe Netherlands on the Grand Final: