Previously, the EBU has announced that the slogan for the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest, which will see the participants #OpenUp in Rotterdam. Moments ago, the EBU has revealed the theme art for the contest.
Celebrating 65 years of the contest
The logo theme art, shows the history of the contest. When the Eurovision Song Contest began in 1956 it had seven participants, in 2020 it will be welcoming 41 participants. The artwork contest was won by Clever Franke, which developed the emblem of the theme art.
The Executive Supervisor to the event Sietse Bakker had the following to say in regards to the theme:
“This design follows the characteristics of Dutch Design: minimalistic, experimental and innovative. It tells a story, it’s colourful, festive and, not unimportantly, widely applicable,” says Sietse Bakker, Executive Producer Event of the Eurovision Song Contest 2020. ”Sieste Bakker on the 2020 Eurovision Theme Art
Executive Supervisor to the EBU, Jon Ola Sand also expressed how pleased he is with the theme art for the 2020 contest:
“We are extremely pleased with the artwork for the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 that perfectly celebrates our 65 year heritage. The impactful design also encapsulates the event’s modern values of diversity and inclusivity and beautifully complements this year’s slogan ‘Open Up’”.Jon Ola Sand on the 2020 Eurovision Theme Art
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