With the EBU’s announcement that the Semi Final Allocation Draw from 2020 will be carried forward unchanged into Rotterdam 2021, Samantha Ross takes a look at how this unusual step will benefit organisers, delegations, and fans alike.
While the rules of the Eurovision Song Contest state that the songs entered for 2020 cannot return in 2021, given the changing times we live in, should the EBU think again? Luke Fisher explains why this goes against the ideals of the EBU and Eurovision itself.
Two artists could not compete in the Dutch selection for Junior Eurovision due to testing positive for COVID-19. As we approach the National Finals and Rotterdam 2021, Ben Robertson looks at possible alternatives and their drawbacks.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020 will involve the thirteen delegations performing in their home nation. Ben Robertson explains why this is not only a fair decision to make, but also how it is a much needed roadmap for the future of the Song Contest in these uncertain times.