They’re the big five country who have had highs and lows at Eurovision over recent years. Now, Germany are set to reveal more about their plans for Eurovision 2020 on February 10th.

Though, this isn’t the first time the German broadcaster NDR have promised a Eurovision-related announcement in 2020. As we reported almost three weeks ago, NDR initially announced that more news about the German act would come by the end of January – that didn’t happen.

However, posting on Twitter on February 1st, the broadcaster apologised for the delay and promised news in the near future:

The end of January is over, we have the feeling that we have forgotten something .. 🤔

Sorry, really. There will be more information on February 10th. Promised! 🙏

Unser Lied für Rotterdam reported for February 27th

It still is unclear what the German broadcaster will reveal and what they might show to the waiting public.

Germany’s broadcaster NDR is still very quiet about who – or who not – will represent the country at Eurovision 2020. There has also been no official information about how the German act will be selected – will they go with a national final like in the last few years or will they pick internally?

Reports at the end of January suggested that Unser Lied für Rotterdam will take place on February 27th at 21:30 local time. Since the running time of the show is set to only last about 45 minutes, it hints that this may be the presentation of an internally selected song/artist.

However, it is still unclear how this presentation show will work. It is reported that it won’t be aired live, but instead be broadcast as “a time-delayed transmission from Hamburg”.

How will Germany select its act for Eurovision 2020?

The news follows much speculation of just how Germany is going to select its act for Rotterdam. Compared to last year, details about the 2020 national final are scarce.

One year ago, NDR had already confirmed that it would use a national final, how the show would workwho the competing acts were and even who the interval act was. This year: crickets.

In September, NDR’s partner Digame confirmed that it would again be involved with the selection process. This would include coordinating the Eurovision Panel — a group of specially selected Eurovision fans, and a jury of 20 experts.

However, while in 2019, the broadcaster had shared numerous updates of the process, there have been no such updates this time. We do know that some fans have received rejection letters after applying to be on the panel, suggesting that at least something is going on behind the scenes.

What are you expecting for the presentation show? Who do you want to see represent Germany at Eurovision 2020? Let us know in the comment section below!

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marianne
marianne
8 months ago

Who’s the lady with no eye brows? shes scary…

Purple Mask
Purple Mask
8 months ago

So it’s “the Barbara year”? 😀
Loving the subtle dream that the article’s photograph implies.
I suppose the obvious alternative would have been to use an Aly Ryan photograph.

eurofangr
eurofangr
8 months ago

being the most unorganized broadcaster was greeces job, WHY YOU STEALING THIS FROM US, GERMANY?

Joe
Joe
8 months ago
Reply to  eurofangr

Hey, Germany had to take something back from the Greeks! (Was that too dark? I apologize.)

Eurofangr
Eurofangr
8 months ago
Reply to  Joe

Fair enough I guess?

BREXIT CAREER WOMAN
BREXIT CAREER WOMAN
8 months ago

tchurmanie

Chris
Chris
8 months ago

Im German and i bet it’s Daniel Schumacher or Aly Ryan.
Because Daniel is now following/followed by a lot of Eurovision things on Instagram and Aly obv said that she only will go for Germany when they chose her internally. Maybe they changed their mind now and took her.

Mr Vanilla Bean
Mr Vanilla Bean
8 months ago
Reply to  Chris

It would be hilarious. After all the Aly Ryan jokes. But Daniel Schuhmacher? Really? They must be really desperate to find someone, if that’s true.

first row at ESC and JESC
first row at ESC and JESC
8 months ago
Reply to  Chris

I hope for Aly Ryan ……… because Daniel Schumacher gives me nothing.

Joe
Joe
8 months ago

I think I’d regain a bit of respect for Aly if she came full circle and went back to her homeland. Unless she went for San Marino. That’d be fine too.

Lokh
Lokh
8 months ago
Reply to  Chris

Having so many divine performers, send this trash? Seriously?

Gin&Monique
Gin&Monique
8 months ago

This is the most disorganised I’ve ever seen NDR! They said it would be the end of January and now changed it to the 10th!

I’ve looked at the times where they have been internal and they didn’t exactly get the best of results!

Gin&Monique
Gin&Monique
8 months ago

Plot twist: Barbara Schöneberger will represent Germany!

Tom
Tom
8 months ago
Reply to  Gin&Monique

I am readyyy

first row at ESC and JESC
first row at ESC and JESC
8 months ago
Reply to  Gin&Monique

Everything is possible if you are as desperate as the “NDR” .

Kris
Kris
8 months ago

A 45 minute show could be an artist and song reveal and a lot of chit chat with the song composers and artist

OR

It could be an internally selected artist presenting two/three songs competing to be the German song and a televote window of 15-20 minutes !

first row at ESC and JESC
first row at ESC and JESC
8 months ago

😉

Briekimchi
Briekimchi
8 months ago

They’ve had numerous talented artists not get selected in their NFs in the last few years. At worse, they should revisit one of them.

cinzia
cinzia
8 months ago
Reply to  Briekimchi

Germany must hurry if they want to find Aly Ryan still free.

Fast Food Music Lover
Fast Food Music Lover
8 months ago

I understand the lack of enthusiasm… They’ve tried national selections and they’ve tried internal selections — both with mixed results.

Mr Vanilla Bean
Mr Vanilla Bean
8 months ago

Just send Barbara already.

Noah
Noah
8 months ago

Hell no

Fan From Texas
Fan From Texas
8 months ago

On a side note…..y’all are cranking out the content at Wiwibloggs the past couple of days. Thanks for keeping up with everything that’s going on. Keep up the good work. It’s very much appreciated.

Joe
Joe
8 months ago
Reply to  Fan From Texas

Blessings from all us fans. And shout-out to you, my fellow American!

jack
jack
8 months ago

Barbara needs to buy eyebrows and better dresses

Max
Max
8 months ago
Reply to  jack

Her dresses are part of her iconic image

DripDrop
DripDrop
8 months ago
Reply to  Max

Nothing iconic about her

Ashton Schier
Ashton Schier
8 months ago
Reply to  DripDrop

rude behaviour. shut your sound

Arilena Ara fangirl
Arilena Ara fangirl
8 months ago

I wonder if it’s true that Kim Petras will represent them …

Galango
Galango
8 months ago

On Twitter, Kim Petras has very vocally denied the rumour that she would be representing Germany, “No and no and hell no.”

Joe
Joe
8 months ago
Reply to  Galango

Well…that could mean anything…

Joe
Joe
8 months ago

It’s unusual for Germany to be this secretive about their selection process. Usually the info is out by the time the previous year’s contest has wrapped up. What do you suppose is up their sleeves for 2020?
(Also: really flattering picture of Barbora you picked there. Crazy eyes and everything.)

Skiwalko
Skiwalko
8 months ago
Reply to  Joe

She’s looking right into your soul. Kinda like Leonora last year. They could compete in a staring contest against each other.