After the victory of Duncan Laurence in Israel, the 65th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest will be held in the The Netherlands for the first time since 1980. The Eurovision Song Contest 2020 will take place in Ahoy Rotterdam.
ESC 2020 semi-finals and grand final dates
There are more tha 40 countries participating in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2020. Just like every year there will be two semifinals and a final in 2020. The semi-finals will take place on Tuesday 12 and Thursday 14 May 2020. The best ten countries of the semi-finals go to the final on Saturday 16 May 2020. There they meet 'The Big Five' (Spain, Italy, Germany, United Kingdom and France) and host country The Netherlands.
- First semifinal Eurovision song contest is Tuesday, May 12, 2020 in Rotterdam
- Second semifinal Eurovision song contest is Thursday, May 14, 2020 in Rotterdam
- Final Eurovision song contest is Saturday, May 16, 2020 in Rotterdam