Postcards in a different way

The organization of the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 calls on Dutch people to welcome one of the 41 participants in their street, sports club, group, community or club. This special call has everything to do with the “postcards” – the short introduction films with which the participants are usually introduced.

“We deliberately chose to show the best of the Netherlands in our postcards: the people and their hospitality, in all their diversity. From the barbecuein the street, the carnival club and the student asscociation to the football club, the break dance group and the annual carbide shooting – we do it together. During the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 we want to show that to those 180 million viewers. With the theme of Open Up as a common thread, we show the positive, connecting force that fits our country,” Sietse Bakker, Executive Producer Event of the Eurovision Song Contest 2020, said.

Each artist sees and experiences his or her own unique piece of the Netherlands prior to the Eurovision Song Contest, by participating in an activity, tradition or hobby of a group of Dutch people. This will be the basis of the videos – the so-called postcards – which, entirely in the Eurovision tradition, introduces the performances of the artists during the semifinals and the final. What the postcards will look like and what exactly  the participants will do, remains a secret for the time being. “So this time we opt for a different interpretation than the often more tourist impressions presented by the host country during the Eurovision Song Contest,” Sietse Bakker adds .

source: npo


Related news


R.I.P. Claude Lombard

Today, the sad news came to us that Claude Lombard passed away on Monday, september 20th 2021. Claude Lombard represented Belgium in the 1968 Eurovision

Read More »
Eurovision 2022

Jérémie Makiese to represent Belgium

This morning, Belgian French-speaking broadcaster RTBf announced the name of their representant in the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest. It’s gonna be Jérémie Makiese. The 20-years

Read More »
Follow Us: