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.
The last few years have seen a rise in 'automated' camera work at the Eurovision Song Contest with the use of CuePilot. Does it make a difference to a performance, and can it give an edge when chasing victory? Gil Laufer and Alexander Åblad study its impact.