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#EURO2020: Eurovision Host City Copenhagen

On days when we don’t have matches for UEFA Euro 2020, we will be looking at the Host Cities that have also hosted a Eurovision event – whether it be the Eurovision Song Contest, Junior Eurovision Song Contest or the Eurovision Dance Contest. Today we move on to Copenhagen, where the Parken Stadium is hosting some matches.

1964 – Tivoli Concert Hall

The 9th Eurovision Song Contest was held at the Tivoli Concert Hall, in Copenhagen. The Contest was hosted by Lotte Wæver. Gigliola Cinquetti took victory for Italy, with “Non ho l’età”, scoring 49 points.

Video: YouTube/1947dave

2001 – Parken Stadium

The 46th Eurovision Song Contest was held at the Parken Stadium, in Copenhagen. The Contest was hosted by Natasja Crone Back and Søren Pilmark. Tanel Padar, Dave Benton & 2XL took victory for Estonia, with “Everybody”, scoring 198 points.

Video: YouTube/Quent1991

Gary O’Shaughnessy placed 21st for Ireland, with “Without Your Love”, scoring 6 points.

Video: YouTube/2000ESC2003

2003 – Forum Copenhagen

The 1st Junior Eurovision Song Contest was held at the Forum Copenhagen, in Copenhagen. The Contest was hosted by Camilla Ottesen and Remee. Dino Jelusić took victory for Croatia, with “Ti si moja prva ljubav”, scoring 134 points.

Video: YouTube/EBU

2014 – B&W Hallerne

The 59th Eurovision Song Contest was held at the B&W Hallerne, in Copenhagen. The Contest was hosted by Lise Rønne, Nikolaj Koppel and Pilou Asbæk. Conchita Wurst took victory for Austria, with “Rise Like a Pheonix”, scoring 290 points.

Video: YouTube/EBU

Can-Linn feat. Kasey Smith placed 12th in the semi final for Ireland, with “Heartbeat”, scoring 35 points.

Video: YouTube/EBU

Join us tomorrow, as we visit London, another Euro 2020 Eurovision Host City.

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Author: Richard Taylor

Source: Eurovision Ireland

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