Roof installed for complex to be possible venue for Eurovision-2012 Song Contest in Baku (PHOTO)
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 10 /Trend N.Ismayilova/
A roof has been installed for a multipurpose arena Baku Crystal Hall, which is regarded as one of the possible venues for Eurovision-2012 Song Contest in Baku.
The right section of the roof was installed in late 2011, while the left section on Monday.
Each section of the roof weighs approximately 1.200 tons. About 500 people were involved in the construction of the complex.
The construction of the Baku Crystal Hall is underway in accordance with the schedule.
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'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.