Presenters Dutch singers Edsilia Rombley, Chantal Janzen, Jan Smit and Dutch influential YouTuber Nikkie de Jager are seen on stage throughout first semi-final of the 2021 Eurovision Track Contest in Rotterdam, Netherlands Could 18, 2021. REUTERS/Piroschka Van de Wouw
Could 20, 2021
ROTTERDAM (Reuters) – Iceland’s Eurovision entry, band Dadi og Gagnamagnid, has pulled out of the dwell occasion this weekend after a member of the group examined optimistic for COVID-19, though their track stays within the competitors.
The band was one of many high 5 favourites to win this 12 months’s contest held within the Dutch port metropolis of Rotterdam in response to bookmakers
“A member of Gagnamagnid acquired a optimistic take a look at outcome this morning,” lead singer Dadi Freyr tweeted on Wednesday.
The track contest’s organiser, the European Broadcasting Union, mentioned they might broadcast a rehearsal efficiency of the track.
Below Eurovision’s stringent COVID-19 protocol, nobody can enter the Eurovision venue with no damaging COVID-19 take a look at.
(Reporting by Stephanie van den Berg; Modifying by Alexandra Hudson)