Say it ain’t so. German tabloid ‘Bild’ is reporting that it’s “99% sure” that Düsseldorf will host Eurovision 2011.
Officials plan to host the world’s largest song contest in the Esprit Arena, which can seat 60,000 people, the article says.
Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg and Hannover made official bids to host the contest this spring. Wiwi’s readers have overwhelmingly expressed a preference for Berlin. See those results here.
The European Broadcasting Union plans to formally announce the winner within two weeks.