It’s been a couple of days now since the EBU and Swedish broadcaster SVT announced the all-important host city for Eurovision 2016, and as we save every dollar ever before heading to Stockholm next May, there is growing speculation that Melodifestivalen alumni, Alcazar, may be bringing some severe schlager realness to the hosting role next year! Ah-ah we’re gonna party tonight!
Swedish blog finest.se are reporting that Alcazar are rumoured to be the frontrunners for the coveted job in next years’ contest. And the reasons behind the potential decision totes make sense.
- They are well-known outside of Sweden
- The trio have a huge amount of energy and know how to entertain
- They all have hosting experience
- There is no need to create chemistry, as its already there!
- Their music appeals to the broadening gay audience
And as Andreas told us earlier this year, Petra Meade is his BFF – she’s sure to have plenty of presenting advice for him.
As well as their involvement with Melodifestivalen, Alcazar also have connections with Eurovision. In 2006 Andreas was part of the pan-European group six4one which represented Switzerland with the Ralph Siegel song “If We All Give A Little”. Alcazar made their first Eurovision appearance in 2014 as the spokespeople for Sweden – the first time three people had been allowed to deliver points together.
Would Alcazar as hosts be a popular choice with fans? Andreas is listed individually on our Eurovision 2016 host poll, but currently only has 0.59% of the vote. But the team at wiwibloggs love Alcazar and the thought of the disco-tastic threesome hosting Eurovision 2016 makes us want to flood our basements! Let us know what you think in the comments section below!