The organization had already revealed that Rotterdam was the city chosen for 2021, but the official date was missing.
Thus, the semifinals of the musical contest were scheduled for 18 and 20 May and the final for 22 May next year.
This year’s Eurovision Song Contest was canceled in March by the European Broadcasting Union, as it considered that the conditions for its realization and the participation of competitors from 41 countries were not met, taking into account the covid-19 pandemic.
Last May, the television program “Europe Shine a Light” took place, with testimonies from all those who were candidates for this year’s edition.
Portugal would be represented in the 2020 edition with the song “Medo de Sentir”, performed by Elisa and composed by Marta Carvalho.