With a lot of music, directorial findings, old and new entries and many surprises, Europe is united tonight in the rhythm of Eurovision, through the special show entitled “Europe Shine a Light” organized by the EBU in collaboration with Dutch television and broadcast live by ERT1 and ERT’s Web Tv at 22:00.
The two-hour TV program, which replaces the Grand Final after its cancellation, for the first time in the history of the institution, due to the pandemic of Covid-19, will be shown at the time when the 65th Final would be held and broadcast under normal circumstances. Eurovision 2020 Song Contest.
Stefania will represent Greece with the song SUPERG! RL.
From the Studio 21 of Hilversum, Chantal Janzen, Edsilia Rombley (Eurovision 1998 and 2007) and Jan Smit, the Dutch presenters of this year’s Eurovision, will present excerpts from the 41 video clips, will comment on alternative personal “postcards”, will listen together Our messages of hope from all this year’s participants will look for old Eurovision stars all over Europe and will uniquely “illuminate” Europe with one song and our hope for the future, with the participation of all!
For the first time in the history of Eurovision, “douze points / twelve points”, “12ari”, may not be heard, as there will be no competition, but ERT is organizing online voting to honour the artists and choose our favourite songs of this year.
Until Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 23:59, click on the link https://eurovision.ert.gr/eurovision-song-contest-2020-psifoforia/ and vote for your three (3) favourite songs – apart from the Greek participation – that would compete this year, just as you would vote in the Eurovision Final.
Inspired by the winning song of Great Britain and Katrina’s “Love Shine A Light” at the 1997 Eurovision Song Contest, the EBU production wants to honour the creators and artists of the 41 national missions that will take part in this year’s competition.