The annual Euro Gala in Luxembourg will take place this year on October 17th. The Cultural Centre of Roeser will open its doors for all Eurovision fans from 7 pm until 3 am. Several former Eurovison participant will perform at the gala, including Soraya (Spain 2009), Susanne Georgi (Andorra 2009), Flor-de-Lis (Portugal 2009), Marko Kon (Serbia 2009) and Monique Melsen (Luxembourg 1971). Besides that, the organisation announced a Swedish surprise act as well.
The third Euro Gala seems to be gaining its own spot amongst all other Eurovision related parties and events. The country, which hasn't been participating in the Eurovision Song Contest anymoresince 1993, has a very active OGAE fanbase who keep the Eurovision spirit very much alive in the Grand Duchy.
The gala which will be hosted bythe OGAE President of Luxembourg and radio speakerEric Lehmann and his radio colleague Sarah Mignani,will be organised in association withthe 48 hours duringTV charity event 'Télévie' which tries to raise money for children suffering from leukaemia. Besides the performances of several former Eurovision participants, the show includes a song contest with an international jury and a voting audience.
In the meantime, all tickets have been practically sold already. However, the organisation kept some tickets left for fans from abroad. Preliminary to the Gala, there will be a Euroschlager Night organised of Friday evening at the Scandinavian Bar Crossfire, in the centre of Luxembourg city. On Saturday morning fans are offered a city tour which will bring them to all the hotspots of Luxembourg city, the 2 venues that hosted the Eurovision Song Contest in the past included.
Tickets for the Gala will be priced € 20,00 for OGAE members and in presale, and € 25,00 at the door. For more information about the event and ticketbookings: [email protected]