Breaking News: Eurovision 2024 will take place in Malmö!

The decision has been made. Just a while ago the Swedish public broadcaster SVT and EBU announced that the 68th Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Malmö and Malmö Arena!

Announced Dates

Semi-Final 1: Tuesday May 7th

Semi-Final 2: Thursday May 9th

Grand Final: Saturday May 11th

What we know until now

Malmö had always expressed a strong interest in hosting the contest! They had hosted it back in 1992 and also in 2013 after the first victory of Loreen in 2012 with the iconic Swedish entry “Euphoria“ and now once more after the second victory of Loreen this year with the song “Tattoo“!


Malmö had the biggest chances to host next year’s contest after plans of Stockholm city got revealed that they intend to build a temporary arena in Frihamnen, Stockholm from scratch, when a part of their bid got leaked a few weeks ago!

Eurovision 2024 in Malmö Arena

The venue that will host the contest is called Malmö Arena, which is a multi-purpose indoor arena in Malmö, Sweden, and the venue for home games of SHL ice hockey club Malmö Redhawks. It is the largest arena in the SHL, and the second-largest indoor arena in Sweden, with a capacity of 12,600 for sports and 15,500 for concerts, only trailing the Globe Arena, located in Stockholm. Apart from hosting Redhawks hockey matches, the arena is often the venue for team handball, floorball, concerts, and other events. It has also hosted indoor athletics.

Malmö Arena hosted the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 between 14 and 18 May 2013 and the 2014 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships from 26 December 2013 to 5 January 2014. It has also hosted several Melodifestivalen heats throughout the years.

The arena is located right at Hyllie railway station, from where there are rail and bus connections to Malmö Central Station, Copenhagen Airport, and Copenhagen Central Station.

Stay tuned to for all the latest news regarding Eurovision Song Contest 2024, which will be held in Sweden!

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