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Construction Eurovision Song Contest started in Rotterdam Ahoy

11 April

Photocredit: Nathan Reinds

Sunday morning the construction of the Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam Ahoy officially started. Under the watchful eye of Executive Producer Event Sietse Bakker and Rotterdam Ahoy director Jolanda Jansen, the first trucks drove into the temple of culture. From now on, on the basis of a strict corona protocol, work will be done day and night to prepare the stage, backstage area, press center and all surrounding areas for the most complex TV production in Dutch history.

Sietse Bakker, Executive Producer Event Eurovision Song Contest: 'After almost two years of preparation, the Eurovision Song Contest finally descends in host city Rotterdam. Together with our suppliers and our partners, we are working hard to make Rotterdam Ahoy our home port. We can't wait to show everyone what we've worked so hard on with the team! '

Jolanda Jansen, Managing Director Rotterdam Ahoy: 'The time has finally come and the construction of the Eurovision Song Contest in Ahoy has started. We have worked long and hard with the entire team on the preparations for this "once in a lifetime" spectacle. We are all set to welcome everyone to this largest event in Ahoy in our 50th anniversary. '