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​Stockholm hosts a two week festival during Eurovision Song Contest in May

Press Release   •   Jan 25, 2016 09:30 GMT

A two-week music festival in Kungsträdgården, and a completely new concept for Euro Club are two of the news for Eurovision Song Contest presented by Ms Karin Wanngård (s), Mayor of Stockholm as Wien handed over the keys to the event in Stockholm during a ceremony in the City Hall Monday. 

Eurovision Village in Kungsträdgården park in the city center becomes the main festival site for the general public. During two weeks, from May 2 to 14, filled with events from two stages, restaurants and experiences for both adults as well as children.

- Stockholm is music. Eurovision Song Contest belong in Stockholm. Today we’re inviting all Eurovision fans to join us in a celebration in our beautiful city for a fortnight in May. This year we are introducing a new concept for Euroclub. Euroclub and Euro Fan Café will be side by side in the same building. Here, fans, delegations, visitors and Stockholmers will be able to eat lunch while they watch the rehearsals in Stockholm Globe Arena from large tv-screen, says Karin Wanngård (S), Mayor of Stockholm.

Euroclub and the Euro Fan Café will both be located in the two-storey high and 2,800 square meters large custom-built venue right in front of the Royal Palace in Stockholm – the best location Stockholm can offer. Daytime open to all, and during the evenings transformed into a night club for accredited fans and delegations.

For more information contact

Annika Malhotra, Head of City Project Management, Eurovision Song Contest 2016, City of Stockholm, annika.malhotra@stockholm.se+46 (0) 8 508 285 55+46 (0) 73 0838 555

Karin Wanngård: contact Ömer Oguz (s), Head of communcation Finance Division, tel: +46 (0)76-122 92 34

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