Rotterdam 2021 Open Up
Rotterdam 2021 Open Up Photo: NPO/NOS/AVROTROS

On this page, you can find information for press, as well as information about the usage of photo and video materials.

Below you can find important information to help you cover the event.

Staying Informed

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Read more about the cancellation of the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 here.

Rotterdam 2021

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and its Dutch Members NPO, NOS and AVROTROS are excited to have reached an agreement to stage the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Rotterdam at the Ahoy Arena.

Read more about the announcement here and find answers to the Frequently Asked Questions on the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 here.


Our official hotel partner has created a booking platform for press and fans to reserve rooms in a variety of hotels in Rotterdam and surrounding cities. The list of hotels will be updated throughout the year. Click here to go to the booking site


Media may use the logo and theme artwork for the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 in an editorial context only, following the guidelines.

Commercial use is strictly prohibited unless explicitly authorized by the EBU. Logo and artwork downloads are available on the Brand page.


Information about accreditation for the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 will follow.

Eurovision: Europe Shine A Light

On Saturday 16 May, Eurovision: Europe Shine A Light was broadcast live from Hilversum, The Netherlands in over 40 countries. Read more about the show here.

You can find the Eurovision: Europe Shine A Light access rules here.

Pictures can be found in the gallery below. Press may use these pictures for editorial use only with the credit EBU/Photographer name.

Public service broadcasters from over 40 countries will broadcast Eurovision: Europe Shine A Light. Here you can find more information on the other special public broadcasting plans.


Press may use pictures published on for editorial purposes only with the credit EBU/Photographer Name.

Archive Requests

Media wishing to use footage from the Eurovision Song Contest in news programmes, documentaries or otherwise should click here to find the broadcasting rights guidelines, terms of use and contact details.

To clear the rights for footage of previous Eurovision Song Contests between 2004 and 2019 please contact Gert Kark.

For requests from before 2004 please contact the Host Broadcaster for that year as the EBU does not hold the rights.

Contact us

Before reaching out to us, we invite you to take a look at our Questions & Answers page.

For questions regarding the Eurovision Song Contest, please contact our press team.

EBU corporate media enquiries can be sent directly to the EBU Communications team.

Last updated: 27 May 2020

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