Producing Eurovision 2021: Live-On-Tape Recordings

2 apr 2021
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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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  • 4:09 Please. The masks shouldn't be used as chin diapers.

    tumblertumbler9 klukkustundum síðan
  • Idk, I hope we won't see any pre-recorded videos. It's not fair for those who will perform live on stage.

    promonet2011promonet2011Degi Síðan síðan
  • @eurovision song contest

    Esc FanEsc Fan3 dögum síðan
  • Les agradecería que lo tradujeran al Español y a otros idiomas para que todo el mundo podamos enterarnos

  • Hope that makeup artíst isn´t infecting Vasil by not wearing her face mask over her nose. 4:12

    Åsa SÅsa S5 dögum síðan
  • Is the song playing Sweden's contender from 2018 (Benjamin Ingrosso - Dance You Off)? If so, why isn't it written in the description?

    Johan JonssonJohan Jonsson6 dögum síðan
  • And Azerbeidzjan

    Sanne van VuurenSanne van Vuuren6 dögum síðan
  • I going for Malta Ukraine Belgium Italy France and Netherlands

    Sanne van VuurenSanne van Vuuren6 dögum síðan
  • 2:15 When the NOS/AVROTROS use the Flemish Broadcasters to help

    KillerGamingKillerGaming6 dögum síðan
  • When I saw this, I thought they’d chosen scenario C and instead

    Jonathan BautzJonathan Bautz6 dögum síðan
  • 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?

    Danny62Danny626 dögum síðan
  • 12 Points for the organization.... :) it's a good idea... for evaluation too... greeetingggsss from *PORTUGAL*

    myosotis.flower lisbonmyosotis.flower lisbon7 dögum síðan
  • Imagine your live on tape video is so good that you get infected on purpose to not ruin it with your live performance.

    irreal_laerriirreal_laerri7 dögum síðan
    • Loool i thought the same 😂

      blgygntcs89blgygntcs894 dögum síðan
  • Well well well... If any artist, technician, volunteer or member of delegation gets infected by Covid-19 / Coronavirus, we already know who to blame !!! 😳😱😒😤

    D MD M7 dögum síðan
  • 3:00 “atmosfeer”

    Oguz KznOguz Kzn7 dögum síðan
  • 🇺🇦🇫🇷🇬🇧That's all I heard. That's all I heard at Eurovision.

    Геннадій ТатаренкоГеннадій Татаренко7 dögum síðan
  • And ... can we talk about Vasil's hairdressing ? 😱

    Laurent CoudurierLaurent Coudurier8 dögum síðan
    • Weird, isn't it ?

      D MD M7 dögum síðan
  • Hopefully after the show, you will do a show of all of the backup tapes

    Spicy PetSpicy Pet8 dögum síðan
    • They have announced that already! It's happening on 29th of May and Krista Siegfrids is hosting.

      FrostyFrosty7 dögum síðan
  • 3:25 Sublime Barbara

    marc rovalmarc roval9 dögum síðan
  • 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.

    zlatkozlatko9 dögum síðan
  • Barbara ❤❤

    emptsoustarsemptsoustars9 dögum síðan
  • 4:09 please someone tell this woman how to wear a mask

    Nicolas BustoNicolas Busto9 dögum síðan
    • 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.

      D MD M8 dögum síðan
  • Oh lalala notre accent en anglais ! Mais tellement mimi

    Noemy LewisNoemy Lewis9 dögum síðan
    • Tu veux dire "son" accent ! Car la plupart des Français ont fait de grands progrès sur ce plan-là ces 20 dernières années.

      D MD M8 dögum síðan
  • Hope nobody needs this PLAN B 😭😭😭😭

    DOMINIKDOMINIK10 dögum síðan
  • Vasil is always such a sweetheart aww

    E.E.10 dögum síðan
  • Absolutely love hearing "Dance you off" on background 😍

    Зиба МурадоваЗиба Мурадова10 dögum síðan
  • WTF is that accent

    Charm LoveCharm Love10 dögum síðan
    • WTF is that comment !

      D MD M7 dögum síðan
  • when is eurovision live this year?

    FRA PETARDAFRA PETARDA10 dögum síðan
    • @FRA PETARDA you're welcome

      D MD M8 dögum síðan
    • ty

      FRA PETARDAFRA PETARDA8 dögum síðan
    • - Tuesday, May 18th : Semi-Final 1 - Thursday, May 20th : SF 2 - Saturday, May 22nd : Final

      D MD M8 dögum síðan
  • Voila girl fans Vs Disney boy enjoyers

    Miguel AlmeidaMiguel Almeida10 dögum síðan
    • ? 🙄🤔

      D MD M8 dögum síðan
  • 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

    Anne MarieAnne Marie10 dögum síðan
    • Other countries ? Which ones in particular ?

      D MD M8 dögum síðan
  • 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.

    Robert EhrnstenRobert Ehrnsten10 dögum síðan
  • If France wins what it's going to happen? Religion of peace hates this country

    Greek PowerGreek Power10 dögum síðan
    • Beg you pardon ? What silly story are you talking about ?

      D MD M8 dögum síðan
  • Can we just talk about how beautiful Barbara is? Like the girl’s gorgeous

    Tova SundströmTova Sundström10 dögum síðan
    • I'm saying this from the beginning!!! Gorgeous as hll!! 😍😍

      Veta VoloshancaVeta Voloshanca2 dögum síðan
  • I here for that French accent

    Trey JacksonTrey Jackson10 dögum síðan
  • 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.

    Elo ElodieElo Elodie10 dögum síðan
  • This video made me so happy and excited! See you in may 🎉🤩

    Eurovision TeamEurovision Team10 dögum síðan
  • Barbana’s from france It’s COVID 🤣🤣🤣

    Gledi G GlediGledi G Gledi10 dögum síðan
    • Barbara*

      D MD M8 dögum síðan
  • will this be available on youtube in the usa

    Faith ThomasFaith Thomas10 dögum síðan
    • No. Restrictions. Like always.

      D MD M8 dögum síðan
  • No mention of Hurricane...mmmm

    MiSO is my religionMiSO is my religion10 dögum síðan
    • No mention of several artists. Not only Hur...

      D MD M8 dögum síðan
  • Im in love of that accent.😍😍😍. for that Reason France is going to win,..

    Jose LopezJose Lopez10 dögum síðan
  • Will it be posible to watch the backup videos if you guys don’t need to use them?

    SjakkelinoSjakkelino11 dögum síðan
    • Yes, there will be a special show broadcast on ISworlds on 29th of May showing all the backup videos.

      Srdjan SavicSrdjan Savic10 dögum síðan
  • Hoping and praying

    Huntz FotografiaHuntz Fotografia11 dögum síðan
  • 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.

    Crystal DCrystal D11 dögum síðan
  • Let's pray we won't need these touch wood

    Roosa SnkegiRoosa Snkegi11 dögum síðan
  • Barbara Pravi, douze points!

    Luke FernandezLuke Fernandez11 dögum síðan
  • Bora Portugal!

    ESC MADEIRAESC MADEIRA11 dögum síðan
    • @D M go thailand 🤔🧐🤣

      ESC MADEIRAESC MADEIRA7 dögum síðan
    • Bora Bora ???!!!

      D MD M7 dögum síðan
  • 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.

    Catherine PearsonCatherine Pearson11 dögum síðan
  • It is first time I will watch the whole Eurovision planned! I'm sure it would e great show!

    Tigran HayrapetyanTigran Hayrapetyan11 dögum síðan
  • Come back to turkiye

    Cuneyt GuzelCuneyt Guzel11 dögum síðan
  • Ooof i can't stand the dutch accent in english

    Copyrightbreaker22Copyrightbreaker2211 dögum síðan
    • Show some respect and tolerance, for God's sake !

      D MD M8 dögum síðan
    • It's more annoying that he's trying hard to sound american haha

      MiSO is my religionMiSO is my religion10 dögum síðan
  • Swiszerland, Lithuania and Slovenia

    Manuel NuñezManuel Nuñez11 dögum síðan
    • Switzerland*

      D MD M8 dögum síðan
  • Why I feel that everyone is happy with these live-on-tape recordings and that it will stay?!

    BacaliarosBacaliaros11 dögum síðan
    • @Bacaliaros As there will probably be other pandemias in the future, these recordings will always be helpful.

      D MD M15 klukkustundum síðan
    • @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.

      BacaliarosBacaliaros16 klukkustundum síðan
    • Because it's the more realistic way

      D MD M8 dögum síðan
  • Good luck to every one 💖🇮🇱

    Judith AtiasJudith Atias11 dögum síðan
    • Toda raba ! Hope Eden Alene will manage to qualify. Shalom from France 🇫🇷❤️🇮🇱

      D MD M8 dögum síðan
  • Thats all fine but why the countries don’t make sure their whole delegation gets the vaccine? They r representing their nation!

    Kiriakos SpanosKiriakos Spanos11 dögum síðan
    • 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.

      Åsa SÅsa S5 dögum síðan
    • @Kiriakos Spanos Only people above 50 years old and with chronical diseases are allowed to be vaccinated. Hospitals personal as well.

      D MD M8 dögum síðan
    • @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 😝

      Kiriakos SpanosKiriakos Spanos8 dögum síðan
    • 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.

      D MD M8 dögum síðan
  • 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!

    Not Your BusinessNot Your Business11 dögum síðan
    • Finally someone who is commenting about the efforts the organisation team makes

      Robbert L.Robbert L.10 dögum síðan
  • Barbara's accent is just *chefs kiss*

    And they were roomatesAnd they were roomates11 dögum síðan
  • Nobody is going to talk about the amount of work EBU is putting to give us ESC 2021? it's insane

    José RamírezJosé Ramírez11 dögum síðan
  • Barbara's accent OMG I am melting

    Mariusz BarcinMariusz Barcin11 dögum síðan
  • So there will be no audience?

    Mariusz BarcinMariusz Barcin11 dögum síðan
    • 3,500 people

      Clément L.Clément L.10 dögum síðan

  • 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,

    Fredinho GameplaysFredinho Gameplays11 dögum síðan
    • Very caricatural 👎

      D MD M8 dögum síðan
    • And?

      Vic SymonsVic Symons11 dögum síðan
  • The makeup artist wearing her face mask on her chin guys...

    Morgana ZorićMorgana Zorić11 dögum síðan
  • Voila is my current favorite. Love Barbara's accent. So cute and beautiful singer

    Nairda OllijurtNairda Ollijurt11 dögum síðan
  • 4:10 Fun Fact: Hair stylists and make-up artists are immune to COVID but only through their noses. 😂

    Noth Ingtoo SehereNoth Ingtoo Sehere11 dögum síðan
    • It's amazing how many people don't wear their masks properly.

      TexaslawhornTexaslawhorn4 dögum síðan
    • 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.

      Barbara K.Barbara K.8 dögum síðan
  • I am so excited for May 🥳

    Julian CallanJulian Callan11 dögum síðan
  • It's too bad they didn't do this last year. But I am glad they are not canceling it this year.

    CommentorCommentor11 dögum síðan
  • 1%- normal comments 99%- comments about Barbara's and Gordon's accent 👌

    Sylwia KukSylwia Kuk11 dögum síðan
  • 🇫🇮🇫🇮🇫🇮🇫🇮🇫🇮🇫🇮🇫🇮🇫🇮🇫🇮

    Eemil HänninenEemil Hänninen11 dögum síðan

    Alexander GramaAlexander Grama11 dögum síðan
  • barbara pravi's accent is the sweetest thing.

    Alexander GramaAlexander Grama11 dögum síðan
  • Is there anyone from Peru?

    Flavio GasparFlavio Gaspar11 dögum síðan
  • 3 times? Should be one take like the actual final tbh.

    TriskyTrisky11 dögum síðan
    • It's three times but only one of those takes it's used.

      MiSO is my religionMiSO is my religion10 dögum síðan
  • wcbs,wabc,wnbc,new york kcbs,kabc,knbc,los angeles

    Janete BarbosaJanete Barbosa11 dögum síðan
  • I hope that they release all of these after the contest if they're needed or not.

    Rhys BenjaminRhys Benjamin11 dögum síðan
    • On may 29 you can see everything

      Robbert L.Robbert L.10 dögum síðan
    • They will ! EBU will put online a show with all recording videos after the contest !

      Niagara EurovisionNiagara Eurovision11 dögum síðan
  • 0:10 lol i thought it was Gordon ramsey

    Felipe Moraes BuenoFelipe Moraes Bueno11 dögum síðan
  • My fovorites Azerbaijan Ukraine 🇦🇿🇺🇦

    Fatime HesenovaFatime Hesenova11 dögum síðan
  • My fovorites Azerbaijan Ukrayna 🇦🇿🇺🇦

    Fatime HesenovaFatime Hesenova11 dögum síðan
  • Covidè

    Martino FinoMartino Fino11 dögum síðan
  • Thank you for your hard work!

    NexusViewNexusView11 dögum síðan
  • Do this is university degree deadline submissions in Eurovision form

    GeorgeilocksGeorgeilocks11 dögum síðan
  • 🇮🇱🇮🇱🇮🇱🇮🇱🇮🇱top 3

    רמי חג'ג'רמי חג'ג'11 dögum síðan
  • Three times performing? So they have an advantage over the artists in the normal show?

    namenlos40namenlos4011 dögum síðan
    • @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?

      Åsa SÅsa S5 dögum síðan
    • @MiSO is my religion But they have only one try and must perform at a given time.

      namenlos40namenlos409 dögum síðan
    • Mmmmm artists in Rotterdam can use props with lights ,water ,fire (fuego) and fireworks. Oh and also 3d elements.

      MiSO is my religionMiSO is my religion10 dögum síðan
  • Barbara Pravi might be the only person in the world that can say the word COVID in a sexy way lol.

    Alexandre NabaisAlexandre Nabais11 dögum síðan
    • Everything about her is extremely sexy!! 🤤

      Veta VoloshancaVeta Voloshanca2 dögum síðan
    • @Tigran Hayrapetyan i say le

      Domino Est ChouDomino Est Chou10 dögum síðan
    • @Myriam Leania yep, every french word is amazing !

      Domino Est ChouDomino Est Chou10 dögum síðan
    • This is how French people pronounce “covid“

      Myriam LeaniaMyriam Leania10 dögum síðan
    • @Tigran Hayrapetyan It's a huge debate in France 😂 Officially, It's la Covid but everyone say le Covid

      Hikaru 78Hikaru 7810 dögum síðan
  • I’m sorry but Barbara’s accent is so cute

    Firefox VolvoFirefox Volvo11 dögum síðan
  • Barbara ❤️

    PanPan11 dögum síðan
  • 3:26 AHHHH MY QUEEN!!!! MY FAVOURITE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! PARIS 2022 HERE WE GOOOOOOOOOOOOO

    Alexandre NabaisAlexandre Nabais11 dögum síðan
  • Vasil is so sweet,i hope he destroyed everyone with his vocal! He must qualify the poor man was waiting this his whole life.

    LilithmoonpowerLilithmoonpower11 dögum síðan
  • Let´s all hope we don´t need the videos from anyone.

    Alexandre NabaisAlexandre Nabais11 dögum síðan
  • I cant wait till May

    LilithmoonpowerLilithmoonpower11 dögum síðan

    JosephJoseph11 dögum síðan
  • Where are the missing Eurovision This Week videos???

    marek stahrmarek stahr11 dögum síðan
  • 0:14 wtf is doing Gordon Ramsey here?

    Aritz Jorge SánchezAritz Jorge Sánchez11 dögum síðan
  • Reader of this comment, I wish you all the very best with everything you do for yourself and your family🌹

    Fun TravelFun Travel11 dögum síðan

    Индира ДербентИндира Дербент11 dögum síðan
  • i love Barbara!!!can't wait for her open up video on the Eurovision instagram

    Daisy hatingugolDaisy hatingugol11 dögum síðan
    • Me too!!!!!!

      Alexandre NabaisAlexandre Nabais11 dögum síðan
  • I just cannot wait for the live shows

    Lorenzo CelliLorenzo Celli11 dögum síðan
  • 50% of comments: Gordon Ramsey 40% of comments: Barbara’s accent 10% of comments: 🇦🇿

    Laughs With LuluLaughs With Lulu11 dögum síðan
  • Waiting for Gordon to insult the singers.

    Manuel BonillaManuel Bonilla11 dögum síðan
  • Makeup tutorial with vasil😄

    Zeyneb EsgerovaZeyneb Esgerova11 dögum síðan
  • Barbara İngilizce mi konuşuyorsun Fransızca mı? O nasıl aksan ohaa

    WhenThe MusicDiesWhenThe MusicDies11 dögum síðan