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AVROTROS is a Dutch radio and television broadcaster, dating back to 1927. AVROTROS resulted in 2014 from a merger of its predecessors AVRO and TROS. From 1 January 2014 the name of the merged broadcaster was used in joint programmes; since 7 September 2014 all existing programmes broadcast under the name AVROTROS.[1]

TypePublic broadcaster
Founded7 September 2014 (1927/1965)
SloganThuis bij AVROTROS
(At Home with AVROTROS)
Key people
Ed Nijpels (chairman)
Official website

Following the Netherlands' victory at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019, with Duncan Laurence's song "Arcade", Netherlands and AVROTROS (in collaboration with NPO and NOS) will host the Eurovision Song Contest 2020.[2]


  1. ^ Historie, AVROTROS (in Dutch)
  2. ^ "Eurovision 2020 to be a co-production between Avrotros, NPO and NOS". EscXtra. 19 May 2019.