Tagged as 'Eurovision Dress Rehearsal in the Netherlands', it will feature at least participants from at least 18 countries represented in Oslo.
So far Israel's Harel Skaat, Thea Garrett (Malta), Alyosha (Ukraine), Marcin Mrozinski (Poland), Sofia Nizharadze (Georgia), InCulto (Lithuania), MaNga (Turkey), Tom Dice (Belgium), Juliana Pasha (Albania), Filipa Azevedo (Portugal), Milan Stankovic (Serbia), Aisha (Latvia), Miro (Bulgaria), Kuunkuiskaajat (Finland), Roka Zlindere & Kalamari (Slovenia), Jon Lilygreen (Cyprus), Michael von der Heide (Switzerland) and the Dutch Sieneke have confirmed to be there.
Some more confirmations are expected in the next couple of days.
The event, officially called Eurovision In Concert, takes place at the Lexion venue in Westzaan, on the 24th of April and will be hosted by former Dutch representative Marga Bult (ESC 1987) and Cornald Maas, the Dutch commentator at the Eurovision Song Contest. The afterparty will be hosted by DJ Ohrmeister from Germany.
The promotional event is organised by the fan sites Esctoday.com, Songfestival.web-log.nl, Bearecords.nl, the official fan organisation, OGAE Netherlands and Café De Landman.
The promo event was organised for the first time last year in order to celebrate the fiftieth participation of the Netherlands at the Eurovision Song Contest. Based on the great success of last year’s edition and huge demand by fans, the organisers decided to make an annual event of it.
Tickets can be purchased through Ticketpoint.nl. Fans from outside the Netherlands are strongly advised to buy tickets by sending an email to [email protected].