Victor M. Escudero

Victor M. Escudero from Spain, has been with the team since the 2010 season when the contest was held in Oslo, Norway. He has extensive experience on radio, TV commentary and hosting shows.

Video producers

Wim Dehandschutter

Wim Dehandschutter, who's of Belgian origin, joined the team in 2008 for the Belgrade edition of Europe's favourite TV-show. He's a professional journalist and great in story-telling.

Jan Demulder

Jan Demulder, from Belgium, has been a member of the team since 2008 when the contest took place in Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. He's one of the most known members of the team and has extensive video story-telling expertise.

Stijn Smulders

Stijn Smulders, who comes from the Netherlands, joined the team in 2011 and has a solid background in video production.He has also been involved with other Eurovision events.

Femke de Laat joined the team in 2013 and is a true video content specialist. She comes from the Netherlands and is a professional video producer over there.


Thomas Hanses is from Germany and joined the team back in 2012. He's a long time fan of the contest and has a lot experience in photographing events throughout the world.

Elena Volotova joined in 2015 and is from Russia. She has also worked at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest and other Eurovision Family events.

Andres Putting, coming from Estonia, joined the team in 2012 and is one of the country's top press photographers having gathered almost all possible awards in his home country so far.


Oleksandr Skichko, Volodymyr Ostapchuk, and Timur Miroshnychenko will host the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest.

Not to forget..

Wouter van Vliet (The Netherlands) is the Project Developer of the Eurovision Family of Events As such, he is dealing with development of all Eurovision Family event websites and maintains the technical facilities behind them.

Technical solutions

CloudFlare Distribution by CloudFlare
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Hosting by Equinix
The official websites of the Eurovision Song Contest, Junior Eurovision Song Contest and Eurovision Dance Contest are hosted by Equinix, in one of the most secure data centres of Europe. Housed in the former distribution centre of Dutch National Bank, Equinix provides secure hosting, broadband network solutions and storage solutions.
Streaming by Octoshape
is handling all online streaming for the Eurovision Family of events. Octoshape's mission is to lower the costs and increase the quality of live and on-demand streaming. Having created a unique technology for streaming audio and video, Octoshape wants to better the user experience of streaming content, while cutting costs for the broadcasters.

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