Dept builds Eurovision Village online

According to the agencies, fans from all over the world meet in this custom-made 3D world ontmoeten

They enjoy performances together, dancing, getting make-up tips for their best Eurovision look, cruising virtually through Rotterdam, wandering through iconic places, and feeling the atmosphere of the city. ‘With more people and more diverse than ever before, people can celebrate the Eurovision Song Contest together this year. Day and night. Including crowd pullers such as Afrojack, Johnny Logan and Junior Song Festival,’ says Renske Satijn, director of Rotterdam Festivals.

Satijn: ‘We are extremely proud of the very first online Eurovision Village and the versatile program. Everyone is welcome and we are open 24/7, free of charge. We also try to give visitors the real festival feeling online as much as possible through a nice mix of performances, tours and content that you don’t want to miss.’

Since corona we have started to focus more on magical, virtual event solutions that really connect people

Dimi Albers, CEO at Dept: ‘We organized our own virtual festival and built, for example, the digital inspiration day for and an online campus for Avans University of Applied Sciences. Eurovision Village with millions of viewers is proof that with big thinking even the most legendary events can be transformed into digital.’

Niel van Hoff, CEO Tribe Company: ‘After livestream events for the general public, such as the recent digital edition of De Vrienden van Amstel LIVE and The Streamers, for this project we have focused even further on the experience and possibilities to create offline events. to bring life through technology.”

The virtual Eurovision Village can be visited from 15 May at


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