Back in December, the production team of Eurovision 2021 asked Dutch municipalities to nominate unique locations in the Netherlands that could be showcased during the postcards – the short films between songs in which the participants are introduced. And now, the first three Eurovision 2021 postcards have been filmed and their locations revealed.

Eurovision 2021 postcard locations

The call for suggestions was successful, with over 750 locations being nominated. Out of the submitted locations, 41 have been chosen to be featured at this year’s contest. The production team are aiming for the postcards to be very diverse in order to reflect the different regions of the Netherlands. Gerben Bakker, the head of show, explains further:

“Our country has so much beauty to offer. We want to present the diversity of the Netherlands with beautiful nature, architectural masterpieces and historical places. All locations have their own story and will be visually outstanding.”

The first three locations for the Eurovision 2021 postcards are as follows:

  • The monumental Lighthouse Westhoofd in Ouddorp
  • The iconic and futuristic-looking Evoluon in Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant
  • On the ice in Nannewiid, Friesland

The postcards are quite stereotypical for the parts of the Netherlands they come from, but all are not really well-known.

During the broadcast of Eurovision 2021, we’ll find out which participating country has been assigned which location.

Corona-proof postcards

While the postcard concept for Eurovision 2020 involved the artists traveling to the Netherlands to film their segment, this year the artists will be staying at home. Due to uncertainties around the Covid-19 pandemic, the new concept will allow artists to shoot their footage in their home country.

The footage will then be screened in the “tiny house”, which will be located in different parts of the Netherlands for each postcard. The 41 locations will be matched to each of the 41 competing artists.

What do you think of these first three locations for the Eurovision 2021 postcards? Are you curious about the new concept for postcards? Let us know in the comment section down below!

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Darren
Darren
6 months ago

I really love the postcard idea this year.
Not only does it showcase the beautiful sights and landscapes of the Netherlands but it also represents where have all been for the past year, our tiny house, which has become our whole world.
And nice how Dutch tv are showcasing Netherlands as a “tiny home away from home” too.
So many interpretations to these postcards and I love it.
Rotterdam 2021 may be different to usual, but I have no doubt it will be fantastic.

Alex
Alex
7 months ago

I absolutely adore the cutesy little house idea that they transport from place to place. It’s cute, and not too on the nose about our quarantine because it’s dressed in pretty neon colors so it gives off a “party at home” vibe.

Props for the idea, can’t wait to see it in action.

Bear
Bear
6 months ago
Reply to  Alex

It’s not the same idea. In Lisbon the artists only walked through the door to discover a beautiful sight in Portugal. In case of 2021, the artists are probably doing something cosy or intimate (in front of a green screen in their home country) and that will be projected with modern technology, so it will look as if they’re in the house in the Netherlands (I interpret it as such). So the house will be a significant part of the entire postcard instead of only the start I assume

Last edited 6 months ago by Bear
Harm Stirnberg
Harm Stirnberg
6 months ago
Reply to  Alex

For some People nothing is good enough. You have not seen anything yet.

GiornoGiovanna
GiornoGiovanna
7 months ago

Idk for which country the monumental lighthouse postcard is, but if I had to guess: Norway.

DonutLover
DonutLover
7 months ago
Reply to  GiornoGiovanna

Lol nice one

Last edited 7 months ago by DonutLover
Bear
Bear
6 months ago
Reply to  GiornoGiovanna

That would be nice haha, but they already filmed it . So it’s probably one of the already known artists

Robert
Robert
7 months ago

Looks really cool, can’t wait 😀 and also great they took the opportunity to film on ice while the Netherlands was frozen for a week.. Great job!

Last edited 7 months ago by Robert