16. may is there anyway held a version of the Eurovision, that should turn on a light in the coronaramte Europe.

There are nevertheless held an alternative Eurovision show this year – despite the cancellation of the traditional singing competition as a result of the global outbreak of the coronavirus.

This was stated by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), which is the organizer behind, on its website.

It becomes a different show, that has been given the name “Eurovision: Europe Shine A Light”, which will be held 16. may.

instead of the normal element of competition, the show will honor all of the 41 participating artists.

the Participants, who should have competed against each other in this year’s european), control, will help at a distance from their respective home countries.

They will attend a “construction of past Eurovision hits with the fællesskabsfremmende text, which fits to the current situation we find ourselves in,” writes the EBU on its website.

this is The first time in the printed summary 65-year long history that the show is cancelled.

shortly after the cancellation informed the EBU that they had begun to develop a branding that could act as a substitute for this year’s competition.

the Show will last about two hours, and it will be sent 16. of may at 21 on DR1 and on the printed summary official YouTube channel.

According to DR will also this year’s Danish participants, Ben & Tan, participate in the show.

the Eurovision boss Jon Ola Sand says about the alternative show in a press release on the EBU’s website:

– Unfortunately, there is no held a Eurovision Song Contest this year. Instead, it is our intention to unite Europe 16. may with a unique tv program in prime time.

He calls the tv-channels in Europe, there should have sent to Eurovision, instead to send it alternative show to promote a sense of unity and cohesion in the European under coronakrisen.