SAN MARINO – The country’s state television was one of the broadcasters objecting to the cancellation of the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest, insisting that the event should have taken place in October. Now that EBU has cancelled the event, SMRTV and RAI are working on the EBU idea for EUROPE: SHINE A LIGHT.
According to Director-General of San Marino RTV Carlo Romeo, SMRTV and RAI are proposing to the EBU a competitive aspect of the event set for May 16 in order for people to get more interactive with the event, to proclaim a – somewhat – winner of the event and also give Europeans the chance to donate through public voting, money to their national health organisations.
We all know that EBU usually don’t even bother to listen to the San Marino people but now that RAI is involved – especially with the crisis escalating in the country – maybe this time thing can be different.
The event EUROPE: SHINE A LIGHT has already confirmed broadcaster ready to air it live from Rotterdam’s Studio 22 but still the event targets into a format of Livestream performances and duets with former Eurostars.
Recently Belgium and Czech Republic confirmed the broadcast of the event. It’s only 40 days left for the event to take place.