DR, the host broadcaster, have announced that Copenhagen will be the host city for the upcoming Eurovision song contest, which will be held on 6,8 and 10th of May. The 59th Eurovision venue will be held in the B&W Hallerne at the Refshaleøen, which is a former shipyard so will require some improvements.
Pernille Gaardbo, Executive Producer of next years contest believed that the choice would be great for the contest saying that they “are looking forward to welcoming Europe in Copenhagen, which is full of cultural diversity, has an excellent infrastructure and a variety of hotels. At the chosen venue we have the opportunity to realise our creative ambitions. The entire area around the B&W Hallerne will be transformed into Eurovision Island, where delegates, press and fans will come together, Copenhagen is one of Europe’s most popular tourist destination and has what it takes to host an event of this scale”
Information on tickets and hotel bookings are expected at a later date.