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Hotels for 12, 14 and the final on 16 May 2020 around Ahoy Rotterdam

The Eurovision Song Contest has been an annual presentation and competition of songs since 24 May 1956 and is broadcast on television throughout Europe; since 1967 the festival has also been broadcast in countries outside Europe. You can also follow the festival on the internet. The festival owes its name to the Eurovision TV Distribution Network, part of the European Radio Union (EBU). Every active member of the EBU can participate in the song festival, which means that some countries that are just outside of Europe can participate. It concerns countries in North Africa, the Middle East and West Asia. Since 2015, Australia has also been participating in the festival despite the fact that it is not a member of the EBU.

Dutch winners since the start of the Eurovision Song Contest in 1956 are: "Net als toen" by Corry Brokken (1957), "Een beetje" by Teddy Scholten (1959), "De troubadour" by Lenny Kuhr (1969), "Ding-a-dong" by Teach-In (1975) en "Arcade" by Duncan Laurence (2019). Thanks to the Duncan Laurence, the Netherlands is organizing the Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam in 2020.

There are two semi-finals on Tuesday 12 and Thursday 14 May, from which 10 countries each qualify for the final, which will be held on Saturday 16 May.

Rotterdam - activities

Rotterdam is a port city located in the west of the Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. The city is located on the Nieuwe Maas, one of the rivers in the delta formed by the Rhine and the Maas. The port of Rotterdam, for a long time the largest in the world, is the largest and most important in Europe. The port area extends over a length of 40 kilometers. On January 1, 2019, the municipality of Rotterdam had 644,618 inhabitants, which together account for 174 nationalities. On 1 November 2019, Rotterdam had 650,711 inhabitants. The city region of Rotterdam has approximately 1.2 million inhabitants.

The name Rotterdam dates from the thirteenth century and refers to a dam in the river Rotte. The historic city center was largely destroyed in May 1940 by a German bombing. Rotterdam is known for its innovative architecture.

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Rotterdam - stay - accommodation - hotels

Staying overnight in Rotterdam is always a good idea if you go to the Songfestival 2020 for several days. Find hotels in Rotterdam and surroundings or close to the song festival location the Ahoy Rotterdam.