Eurovision 2021: Duncan Laurence will perform onstage in the 1st semi final and Grand final show
The Dutch Eurovision 2019 winner, Duncan Laurence, will be featuring the first semi final and grand final show at the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam next May.
Two years ago the internally selected act, Duncan Laurence, triumphed in Tel Aviv with his song “Arcade” bringing the Eurovision trophy back home and to The Netherlands their 5th overall victory (tying with France, Luxembourg and the United Kingdom) and first win in 44 years.
The contest was set to take place last year in Rotterdam but experienced the painful cancellation due to the covid-19 panemic. However, Rotterdam will have their chance to host this year’s contest during which as customary, Duncan will return on the stage featuring the first semi final show, whilst he will perform also a brand new song during the Grand final night.
The ESC 2019 winner stated about his comeback:
“I am really looking forward to performing at the Eurovision Song Contest. We have all had to wait so long for it, but it is almost there. It is very special to be able to return to the stage, where it all started for me two years ago.”
Head of Show, Gerben Bakker, is also excited for Duncan’s performance saying:
“It is special to work with Duncan and his creative team. In recent months, we have worked hard to present performances at a high level. In short: the quality that we are used to from Duncan Laurence and with which he brought this unique festival to our country. I am convinced that with his performance in the Grand Final he will touch the viewers again.”
Eurovision 2021 will see a total of 39 nations competing for the trophy in Rotterdam. The two semi finals and the Grand final show are set to unfild over three nights, on May 18, 20 and 22 respectively. Let go and remember the performance that brought the contest in The Netherlands: