The Danish broadcaster DR has officially announced that Copenhagen will be the host city for the Eurovision Song Contest 2014. The motto for 2014 will be “Join us”. The B&W Hallerne Refshaleøen will be the arena, which is located on an island in the heart of the city. According to the official announcement this area will be transformed to a “Eurovision Island” with all the facilities such a place needs and guarantees a come together event for all participants. This will be the third time in history Denmark and especially Copenhagen has the honor to host this event.
The decision has been awaited for a long time and smaller Danish cities like Herning and Horsens have been in the discussion as well. At the end the Danish capital made the race. Such a big TV event is watched by more than 100 million TV spectators worldwide and therefore also has a kind of representative effect. The vivid and beautiful city of Copenhagen is definitely the best place in regards of cultural activities, hotels and facilities.