Thinking about travelling to Eurovision in 2021?
Youâ€™re in good company! Thousands travel across the continent each year to experience the Eurovision Song Contest, the worlds largest music event. Hereâ€™s everything you need to know about Eurovision 2021 including how to get Eurovision tickets.
If youâ€™re not sure about Eurovision travel yet, thereâ€™s more information on what you can expect here.
For full information on the cancellation of Eurovision 2020, please see the FAQ published by the EBU.
When is Eurovision 2021?
The Eurovision Song Contest usually takes place during in May. The organisers are yet to announce specific dates for 2021 however they have announced their intention to host the contest in spring 2021.
Where is the host city?
After the cancellation of the Eurovision Song Contest in 2020, Rotterdam have announced their intentions to host the contest is 2021. The selected venue is the Rotterdam Ahoy.
In the meantime, you can browse hotels in Rotterdam below.
How to get tickets for Eurovision 2021?
The contest organisers have announced their intention for 2020 tickets to be rolled over to 2021. All existing ticket holders are being given the opportunity to return their tickets for a refund.
Depending on how many tickets are returned, there is a possibility of additional ticket sales for 2021.
Whether the 2021 contest will have an audience is unknown at this stage. This depends reducing the spread of Corona virus in the coming months.
Event organisers are planning for all eventualities which could include hosting the contest without an audience.
Who will enter?
Following the cancellation of Eurovision in 2020, the EBU have confirmed the following:
- Songs from the 2020 contest are ineligable to enter in 2021.
- Countries are able to send the same performing artist with a new song.
Some countries have announced their intention to send the same artist in 2021 including Spain, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Greece, Switzerland and the Netherlands. However these artists were selected internally which makes this approach possible
Other countries have announced their intention to start the selection process again.
I will update this page as and when there are further announcements. Be sure to check back for further information.