Eurovision Asia, the proposed event hosted by the European Broadcasting Union in co-operation with SBS, the Australian broadcaster, has been further delayed until next year.
The contest, which was created to unite Asian countries under the Eurovision Song Contest format, has been delayed until next year. Australian Broadcaster SBS, who are hosting the event, have said the following:
We will still continue to explore the possibilities of Eurovision Asia, together with the EBU but our main focus will be on ‘Eurovision: Australia Decides 2020’.Statement from SBS Representative, given to ESC Turkey.
17 countries initially confirmed their interest/participation in the event, which was first established back in late 2017. The highly-anticipated production will be hosted by SBS, Blink TV in co-operation with the EBU, the official organisers of the event. Dates were rumoured for the event a few months ago, with many speculating the event will take place from the 30th of November until the 7th of December. The EBU later confirmed that these dates were false.
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