Producing Eurovision 2021: Live-On-Tape Recordings

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14 päivää sitten

Every broadcaster has created a ‘live-on-tape’ recording prior to the event which can be used if a participant cannot travel to Rotterdam due to the current pandemic, or in the unfortunate instance of an artist having to quarantine on site.
We followed Twan van de Nieuwenhuijzen, Head of Contest of the Eurovision Song Contest 2021, during one of the recordings.
A live connection was set up during the recordings to allow the ESC Executive Supervisor and a representative from an independent voting observer (E&Y) and the Host Broadcaster to observe the recording session, to provide assistance and support, but also to ensure the integrity of the Contest.
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Richard Raithby
Richard Raithby Päivä sitten
I teach French people English and Barbara's accent is exactly how they all sound :D
tumbler 2 päivää sitten
4:09 Please. The masks shouldn't be used as chin diapers.
promonet2011 3 päivää sitten
Idk, I hope we won't see any pre-recorded videos. It's not fair for those who will perform live on stage.
Esc Fan
Esc Fan 6 päivää sitten
@eurovision song contest
NAGORE GORE 8 päivää sitten
Les agradecería que lo tradujeran al Español y a otros idiomas para que todo el mundo podamos enterarnos
Åsa S
Åsa S 8 päivää sitten
Hope that makeup artíst isn´t infecting Vasil by not wearing her face mask over her nose. 4:12
Johan Jonsson
Johan Jonsson 8 päivää sitten
Is the song playing Sweden's contender from 2018 (Benjamin Ingrosso - Dance You Off)? If so, why isn't it written in the description?
Sanne van Vuuren
Sanne van Vuuren 8 päivää sitten
And Azerbeidzjan
Sanne van Vuuren
Sanne van Vuuren 8 päivää sitten
I going for Malta Ukraine Belgium Italy France and Netherlands
KillerGaming 8 päivää sitten
2:15 When the NOS/AVROTROS use the Flemish Broadcasters to help
Jonathan Bautz
Jonathan Bautz 8 päivää sitten
When I saw this, I thought they’d chosen scenario C and instead
Danny62 9 päivää sitten
If one of these videos are used, isn't there a danger that televoters will think: Oh, this is only a video back-up, I won't vote for that?
myosotis.flower lisbon
myosotis.flower lisbon 9 päivää sitten
12 Points for the organization.... :) it's a good idea... for evaluation too... greeetingggsss from *PORTUGAL*
irreal_laerri 9 päivää sitten
Imagine your live on tape video is so good that you get infected on purpose to not ruin it with your live performance.
blgygntcs89 6 päivää sitten
Loool i thought the same 😂
D M 10 päivää sitten
Well well well... If any artist, technician, volunteer or member of delegation gets infected by Covid-19 / Coronavirus, we already know who to blame !!! 😳😱😒😤
Oguz Kzn
Oguz Kzn 10 päivää sitten
3:00 “atmosfeer”
Геннадій Татаренко
Геннадій Татаренко 10 päivää sitten
🇺🇦🇫🇷🇬🇧That's all I heard. That's all I heard at Eurovision.
Laurent Coudurier
Laurent Coudurier 10 päivää sitten
And ... can we talk about Vasil's hairdressing ? 😱
D M 10 päivää sitten
Weird, isn't it ?
Spicy Pet
Spicy Pet 11 päivää sitten
Hopefully after the show, you will do a show of all of the backup tapes
Frosty 9 päivää sitten
They have announced that already! It's happening on 29th of May and Krista Siegfrids is hosting.
marc roval
marc roval 11 päivää sitten
3:25 Sublime Barbara
zlatko 12 päivää sitten
Vasil has always been a cultured and well-mannered person. Saying thank you is very much in his character. Oh, and he is a professional and can sing. Very lucky to have him represent Macedonia this year.
emptsoustars 12 päivää sitten
Barbara ❤❤
Nicolas Busto
Nicolas Busto 12 päivää sitten
4:09 please someone tell this woman how to wear a mask
D M 10 päivää sitten
Well observed ! Unfortunately, after more of one year of pandemia, I still see lots of people wearing their masks under the nose, which is of course totally inefficient and makes me angry.
Noemy Lewis
Noemy Lewis 12 päivää sitten
Oh lalala notre accent en anglais ! Mais tellement mimi
D M 10 päivää sitten
Tu veux dire "son" accent ! Car la plupart des Français ont fait de grands progrès sur ce plan-là ces 20 dernières années.
DOMINIK 12 päivää sitten
Hope nobody needs this PLAN B 😭😭😭😭
E. 12 päivää sitten
Vasil is always such a sweetheart aww
Зиба Мурадова
Зиба Мурадова 12 päivää sitten
Absolutely love hearing "Dance you off" on background 😍
Charm Love
Charm Love 13 päivää sitten
WTF is that accent
D M 10 päivää sitten
WTF is that comment !
FRA PETARDA 13 päivää sitten
when is eurovision live this year?
D M 10 päivää sitten
@FRA PETARDA you're welcome
FRA PETARDA 10 päivää sitten
D M 10 päivää sitten
- Tuesday, May 18th : Semi-Final 1 - Thursday, May 20th : SF 2 - Saturday, May 22nd : Final
Miguel Almeida
Miguel Almeida 13 päivää sitten
Voila girl fans Vs Disney boy enjoyers
D M 10 päivää sitten
? 🙄🤔
Anne Marie
Anne Marie 13 päivää sitten
I am happy That the Netherlands are the hosts this year, i have the feeling other countries wouldn‘t have handled it so well like the Dutch
D M 10 päivää sitten
Other countries ? Which ones in particular ?
Robert Ehrnsten
Robert Ehrnsten 13 päivää sitten
04:10 She clearly doesn't care or know how to wear a face mask properly. Sad. Hopefully no one will get corona during their recording session or in backstage.
Greek Power
Greek Power 13 päivää sitten
If France wins what it's going to happen? Religion of peace hates this country
D M 10 päivää sitten
Beg you pardon ? What silly story are you talking about ?
Tova Sundström
Tova Sundström 13 päivää sitten
Can we just talk about how beautiful Barbara is? Like the girl’s gorgeous
Veta Voloshanca
Veta Voloshanca 5 päivää sitten
I'm saying this from the beginning!!! Gorgeous as hll!! 😍😍
Trey Jackson
Trey Jackson 13 päivää sitten
I here for that French accent
Elo Elodie
Elo Elodie 13 päivää sitten
I love videos like this one, it's always cool to see the process of the contest and people who are working behind the scenes. I'm really grateful to see the EBU and the Dutch producers being ready to make sure we will have a contest this year. Vasil is such a lovely man this was so nice of him to thank the producers because it prepared him for Rotterdam in May. Barbara is's the French way...Voilà quoi. Now, I'll pray so we won't have conspiracy theory about the song taping, let's hope for the best.
Eurovision Team
Eurovision Team 13 päivää sitten
This video made me so happy and excited! See you in may 🎉🤩
Gledi G Gledi
Gledi G Gledi 13 päivää sitten
Barbana’s from france It’s COVID 🤣🤣🤣
D M 10 päivää sitten
Faith Thomas
Faith Thomas 13 päivää sitten
will this be available on youtube in the usa
D M 10 päivää sitten
No. Restrictions. Like always.
MiSO is my religion
MiSO is my religion 13 päivää sitten
No mention of Hurricane...mmmm
D M 10 päivää sitten
No mention of several artists. Not only Hur...
Jose Lopez
Jose Lopez 13 päivää sitten
Im in love of that accent.😍😍😍. for that Reason France is going to win,..
Sjakkelino 13 päivää sitten
Will it be posible to watch the backup videos if you guys don’t need to use them?
Srdjan Savic
Srdjan Savic 13 päivää sitten
Yes, there will be a special show broadcast on FIpost on 29th of May showing all the backup videos.
Huntz Fotografia
Huntz Fotografia 13 päivää sitten
Hoping and praying
Crystal D
Crystal D 13 päivää sitten
However the competition will go this year I'm just happy we're getting a Eurovision! It's going to be a special show this year.
Roosa Snkegi
Roosa Snkegi 13 päivää sitten
Let's pray we won't need these touch wood
Luke Fernandez
Luke Fernandez 13 päivää sitten
Barbara Pravi, douze points!
ESC MADEIRA 13 päivää sitten
Bora Portugal!
ESC MADEIRA 9 päivää sitten
@D M go thailand 🤔🧐🤣
D M 10 päivää sitten
Bora Bora ???!!!
Catherine Pearson
Catherine Pearson 13 päivää sitten
It’ll be interesting to see what happens if the winner is unable to be in the arena. Obviously, I don’t want that to happen.
Tigran Hayrapetyan
Tigran Hayrapetyan 13 päivää sitten
It is first time I will watch the whole Eurovision planned! I'm sure it would e great show!
Cuneyt Guzel
Cuneyt Guzel 13 päivää sitten
Come back to turkiye
Copyrightbreaker22 13 päivää sitten
Ooof i can't stand the dutch accent in english
D M 10 päivää sitten
Show some respect and tolerance, for God's sake !
MiSO is my religion
MiSO is my religion 13 päivää sitten
It's more annoying that he's trying hard to sound american haha
Manuel Nuñez
Manuel Nuñez 13 päivää sitten
Swiszerland, Lithuania and Slovenia
D M 10 päivää sitten
Bacaliaros 13 päivää sitten
Why I feel that everyone is happy with these live-on-tape recordings and that it will stay?!
D M 3 päivää sitten
@Bacaliaros As there will probably be other pandemias in the future, these recordings will always be helpful.
Bacaliaros 3 päivää sitten
@D M yes but I mean that it might stay in the forecoming years. I don't know how and why, but if they want to, they can fit it somewhere.
D M 10 päivää sitten
Because it's the more realistic way
Judith Atias
Judith Atias 13 päivää sitten
Good luck to every one 💖🇮🇱
D M 10 päivää sitten
Toda raba ! Hope Eden Alene will manage to qualify. Shalom from France 🇫🇷❤️🇮🇱
Kiriakos Spanos
Kiriakos Spanos 13 päivää sitten
Thats all fine but why the countries don’t make sure their whole delegation gets the vaccine? They r representing their nation!
Åsa S
Åsa S 8 päivää sitten
So some young artists or dancers should get to cut in line and get the vaccine that some 70 year old persons, or younger persons with illnesses, actually should have got, and those elderly would perhaps die from not getting the vaccine? For a music contest? What if that were your grandparents and they passed away for this? I'm getting it when it´s my turn, and I wouldn´t mind if they would get it before me, but I would definitely mind if they would get it before some person in the risk groups or hospital staff.
D M 10 päivää sitten
@Kiriakos Spanos Only people above 50 years old and with chronical diseases are allowed to be vaccinated. Hospitals personal as well.
Kiriakos Spanos
Kiriakos Spanos 10 päivää sitten
@D M I wouldn’t mind if they got the vaccine before me as they r representing the country and its a shame not to perform! I’m not getting the vaccine anyway so 😝
D M 10 päivää sitten
If they don't belong to the priority's people, they have to wait their turn, like every other simple citizen. Plus, we all have to wait that the production goes faster everywhere.
Not Your Business
Not Your Business 13 päivää sitten
Such a great idea! Thank you The Netherlands for considering all the angles and being so awesome! I’m excited for what you guys have got prepared for us! Cheers!
Robbert L.
Robbert L. 13 päivää sitten
Finally someone who is commenting about the efforts the organisation team makes
And they were roomates
And they were roomates 13 päivää sitten
Barbara's accent is just *chefs kiss*
José Ramírez
José Ramírez 13 päivää sitten
Nobody is going to talk about the amount of work EBU is putting to give us ESC 2021? it's insane
Mariusz Barcin
Mariusz Barcin 13 päivää sitten
Barbara's accent OMG I am melting
Mariusz Barcin
Mariusz Barcin 13 päivää sitten
So there will be no audience?
Clément L.
Clément L. 13 päivää sitten
3,500 people
AZERBAIJAN ARMY 13 päivää sitten
Fredinho Gameplays
Fredinho Gameplays 13 päivää sitten
Barbara speech: We are recordingi thee….. the pres...The PERHFORMÁNS in casoooo, we’re not going to rhoterDEEEM, aaaaaaa, becausothe covíde, buuut, but….I hop...we will go therree, annnndaaa, actually Immmm, very streeestD, but ai’m alsooooo, very happy we can maki this teip tudeeii, becausaaaaa last year theyyyyyyyyy, theyyyy has, theyyyy had to cancél EUHOVISION Soncontëst, sooooam very very very gretfull that….this year is gonna…’s gonna be OK? Even though I am in Paris annnn. And you’re…’re…..all around the world,
D M 10 päivää sitten
Very caricatural 👎
Vic Symons
Vic Symons 13 päivää sitten
Morgana Zorić
Morgana Zorić 13 päivää sitten
The makeup artist wearing her face mask on her chin guys...
Nairda Ollijurt
Nairda Ollijurt 13 päivää sitten
Voila is my current favorite. Love Barbara's accent. So cute and beautiful singer
Noth Ingtoo Sehere
Noth Ingtoo Sehere 13 päivää sitten
4:10 Fun Fact: Hair stylists and make-up artists are immune to COVID but only through their noses. 😂
Texaslawhorn 7 päivää sitten
It's amazing how many people don't wear their masks properly.
Barbara K.
Barbara K. 11 päivää sitten
I noticed it as well. Couldn't believe she did it while being recorded, most of people here do it as well and it's annoying.
Julian Callan
Julian Callan 13 päivää sitten
I am so excited for May 🥳
Commentor 13 päivää sitten
It's too bad they didn't do this last year. But I am glad they are not canceling it this year.
Sylwia Kuk
Sylwia Kuk 13 päivää sitten
1%- normal comments 99%- comments about Barbara's and Gordon's accent 👌
Eemil Hänninen
Eemil Hänninen 13 päivää sitten
Alexander Grama
Alexander Grama 13 päivää sitten
Alexander Grama
Alexander Grama 13 päivää sitten
barbara pravi's accent is the sweetest thing.
Flavio Gaspar
Flavio Gaspar 13 päivää sitten
Is there anyone from Peru?
Trisky 13 päivää sitten
3 times? Should be one take like the actual final tbh.
MiSO is my religion
MiSO is my religion 13 päivää sitten
It's three times but only one of those takes it's used.
Janete Barbosa
Janete Barbosa 13 päivää sitten
wcbs,wabc,wnbc,new york kcbs,kabc,knbc,los angeles
Rhys Benjamin
Rhys Benjamin 13 päivää sitten
I hope that they release all of these after the contest if they're needed or not.
Robbert L.
Robbert L. 13 päivää sitten
On may 29 you can see everything
Niagara Eurovision
Niagara Eurovision 13 päivää sitten
They will ! EBU will put online a show with all recording videos after the contest !
Felipe Moraes Bueno
Felipe Moraes Bueno 13 päivää sitten
0:10 lol i thought it was Gordon ramsey
Fatime Hesenova
Fatime Hesenova 13 päivää sitten
My fovorites Azerbaijan Ukraine 🇦🇿🇺🇦
Fatime Hesenova
Fatime Hesenova 13 päivää sitten
My fovorites Azerbaijan Ukrayna 🇦🇿🇺🇦
Martino Fino
Martino Fino 13 päivää sitten
NexusView 13 päivää sitten
Thank you for your hard work!
Georgeilocks 13 päivää sitten
Do this is university degree deadline submissions in Eurovision form
רמי חג'ג'
רמי חג'ג' 13 päivää sitten
🇮🇱🇮🇱🇮🇱🇮🇱🇮🇱top 3
namenlos40 13 päivää sitten
Three times performing? So they have an advantage over the artists in the normal show?
Åsa S
Åsa S 8 päivää sitten
@MiSO is my religion They didn´t say in the video that they can´t use any props like lights , water , fire (fuego) and fireworks etc in these live-on-tape videos. Are you sure they can´t?
namenlos40 11 päivää sitten
@MiSO is my religion But they have only one try and must perform at a given time.
MiSO is my religion
MiSO is my religion 13 päivää sitten
Mmmmm artists in Rotterdam can use props with lights ,water ,fire (fuego) and fireworks. Oh and also 3d elements.
Alexandre Nabais
Alexandre Nabais 13 päivää sitten
Barbara Pravi might be the only person in the world that can say the word COVID in a sexy way lol.
Veta Voloshanca
Veta Voloshanca 5 päivää sitten
Everything about her is extremely sexy!! 🤤
Domino Est Chou
Domino Est Chou 12 päivää sitten
@Tigran Hayrapetyan i say le
Domino Est Chou
Domino Est Chou 12 päivää sitten
@Myriam Leania yep, every french word is amazing !
Myriam Leania
Myriam Leania 13 päivää sitten
This is how French people pronounce “covid“
Hikaru 78
Hikaru 78 13 päivää sitten
@Tigran Hayrapetyan It's a huge debate in France 😂 Officially, It's la Covid but everyone say le Covid
Firefox Volvo
Firefox Volvo 13 päivää sitten
I’m sorry but Barbara’s accent is so cute
Pan 13 päivää sitten
Barbara ❤️
Alexandre Nabais
Alexandre Nabais 13 päivää sitten
3:26 AHHHH MY QUEEN!!!! MY FAVOURITE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! PARIS 2022 HERE WE GOOOOOOOOOOOOO
Lilithmoonpower 13 päivää sitten
Vasil is so sweet,i hope he destroyed everyone with his vocal! He must qualify the poor man was waiting this his whole life.
Alexandre Nabais
Alexandre Nabais 13 päivää sitten
Let´s all hope we don´t need the videos from anyone.
Lilithmoonpower 13 päivää sitten
I cant wait till May
Joseph 13 päivää sitten
marek stahr
marek stahr 13 päivää sitten
Where are the missing Eurovision This Week videos???
Aritz Jorge Sánchez
Aritz Jorge Sánchez 13 päivää sitten
0:14 wtf is doing Gordon Ramsey here?
Fun Travel
Fun Travel 13 päivää sitten
Reader of this comment, I wish you all the very best with everything you do for yourself and your family🌹
Индира Дербент
Индира Дербент 13 päivää sitten
Daisy hatingugol
Daisy hatingugol 13 päivää sitten
i love Barbara!!!can't wait for her open up video on the Eurovision instagram
Alexandre Nabais
Alexandre Nabais 13 päivää sitten
Me too!!!!!!
Lorenzo Celli
Lorenzo Celli 13 päivää sitten
I just cannot wait for the live shows
Laughs With Lulu
Laughs With Lulu 13 päivää sitten
50% of comments: Gordon Ramsey 40% of comments: Barbara’s accent 10% of comments: 🇦🇿
Manuel Bonilla
Manuel Bonilla 13 päivää sitten
Waiting for Gordon to insult the singers.
Khikmat Amirahov
Khikmat Amirahov 13 päivää sitten
Makeup tutorial with vasil😄
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