American Song Contest: the ESC goes to America

The Eurovision Song Contest is getting 2021 for the Christmas season, an American Version. Planned for the "American Song Contest" were five-to-ten qualifying

American Song Contest: the ESC goes to America

The Eurovision Song Contest is getting 2021 for the Christmas season, an American Version. Planned for the "American Song Contest" were five-to-ten qualifying rounds, Semifinals and a "Grand Final", according to the European producers on Friday.

The artists are to be selected in the casting round by professionals from the music industry in a so-called "Academy", to represent their States, it said further. With a view on popular sports events producer Anders Lenhoff said: "The American Version will be different than anything you've ever see it before in the US-television, a compound of the spectacle and the excitement of March Madness and the NFL Playoffs with the art and beauty of the Performances on a world level."

the organizers of The Eurovision Song Contest have been working for years on global versions. A few weeks ago, a movie was already in the streaming service Netflix with comedian Will Ferrell led the American spectator on this issue.

a Eurovision Asia Song Contest for some time in development. In the late ' 70s, there was also a counter-event to the Western European Show in Eastern Europe, the 2008 Russia once again applied to inter-vision song contest.

Updated Date: 08 August 2020, 15:20

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