Sketch of building to be possible venue for "Eurovision 2012" Song Contest made public (PHOTO, VIDEO)
Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 19 / Trend /
CNN TV channel in its report made public a sketch of building to be possible venue for "Eurovision 2012" Song Contest.
The construction of Baku Crystal Hall sports complex near the National Flag Square was launched in September this year. The arena, which is capable to accommodate about 25,000 people, will be commissioned in April 2012.
The winner of the tender of the State Property Committee of Azerbaijan to build a new sports-concert complex on the National Flag Square in Baku was selected the well-known German company Alpine Bau Deutchland AG.
ALPINE Bau Deutschland AG is a 100-percent subsidiary of ALPINE Bau Group. ALPINE Bau Deutschland AG's project partners are gmp International GmbH, the Swiss companies Nüssli AG and Basler & Hofmann AG, as well as seele austria GmbH & Co. KG and SSF Ingenieure AG from Munich.
Contest participants from Azerbaijan, Eldar Gasimov and Nigar Jamal (Ell / Nikki) won the Eurovision-2011 with the song "Running Scared" gaining 221 points. Thus, Azerbaijan obtained the right to host the Eurovision-2012.
The semi-finals of the contest will be held on May 22-24, final - on May 26, 2012.