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Eurovision 2014 behind the scenes: The many troubles of B&W Hallerne

June 13, 2014 |

The Eurovision Song Contest is a massive event and a massive TV-production. For the local broadcasters that take on the responsibility, it is, for most, the largest production they will ever undertake.

This was also the case for DR and … Read More

Welcome to Eurovision Island – the island opens

April 27, 2014 |

Eurovision Island opened up its doors today, as the first press and delegations started arriving to get accreditation and check out the facilities.

This is before the first rehearsals start tomorrow, as the two Eurovision weeks kick off.



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Get to know the Eurovision stage with stage designer Claus Zier

April 26, 2014 |

Today, host broadcast DR released a video with stage designer Claus Zier, who talks about his work with the 2014 Eurovision stage, his inspiration, and the final product full of modern technology.

And, it’s in English!


With it, DR … Read More

Giant #JoinUs banner installed at Eurovision venue

April 12, 2014 |

Up until now, the (cancelled) city branding for the city of Copenhagen has graced the large surface of the Eurovision venue B&W Hallerne that faces the city.

But yesterday, a gigantic banner was installed, covering the old branding and signaling … Read More

The Eurovision stage is complete: An insane amount of water!

April 10, 2014 | 3

There is just one month until the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 and today, with the first technical tests starting, the stage has been officially completed.

Continuing tomorrow, the stage, lighting, LED-screen, communication, and much more will … Read More

Danish invention to ensure great acoustics for Eurovision 2014

April 5, 2014 | 1

The last time Denmark hosted the Eurovision Song Contest, it took place at the large Parken Stadium. One of the biggest complaints was the terrible acoustics.

This year, the Danish broadcaster DR has once again chosen a very large venue … Read More

Rehearsal schedule released

April 4, 2014 |

With less than four weeks before the rehearsals officially begin at B&W Hallerne, the official schedule has been released.

Due to the early dates of Eurovision this year, special adjustments were made for May 1, which is International Workers’ Day.

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DR brings the LED screens back to the Eurovision stage

March 29, 2014 | 2

For many Eurovision stages in the past 10 years, the LED screen elements have been a guaranteed feature.

It broke records in 2009 when the Moscow stage used almost 2000 square meters, or a massive 30 % of the world’s … Read More

Final ticket replacements for Eurovision 2014 now shipping out

March 29, 2014 |

Changes in the venue on Eurovision Island, B&W Hallerne, meant that the already purchased and shipped tickets for the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 had to be cancelled, pending replacement.

The changes have now been finalized and the official ticket dealer … Read More

First signs of change on Eurovision Island

February 26, 2014 |

The very first signs of change are starting to show on the run-down Refshaleøen, which in just over two months will be completely transformed into Eurovision Island.

Danish newspaper Politiken got a tour of the island with Morten Pankoke, chief … Read More

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