Eurovision 2025: St. Gallen would like to host the competition

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The picturesque Swiss city of St. Gallen would like to welcome the 2025 Eurovision bandwagon along with all its fans, artists and delegations.

St. Gallen joins Geneva, Zurich and Basel in the list of  Swiss cities who have so far showcased an interest in hosting the 2025 Eurovision Song Contest next year.

SRF, the Swiss German national broadcaster reports that the City of St. Gallen would like to host the 2025 Eurovision Song Contest next year. Christine Bolt (Head of the Olma Agricultural Exhibition in Eastern Switzerland’ is keen to bring the competition to St. Gallen and thinks that the Olma Hall (Olma Messen) would be the perfect place to host Eurovision 2025.

The Olma Hall in St. Gallen (photo credit: Olma Messen)

St. Gallen is aiming to host the 2025 Eurovision Song Contest at the Olma Messen. The newly built venue can accomodate circa 12,000 spectators.

Olma Messen posted the following message on its official Facebook page:

ESC 2025 will be held in Switzerland. What a great performance, Nemo – Artist ! How about a meeting of the ESC 2025 in the St.Galle Cantonalbank Halle?
There are at least 3 good reasons for this:
1️⃣ With the SGKB-hall we play again in the 1. League with
2️⃣ We East Swiss are friendly hosts
3️⃣ For our region, the ESC means image and value addition
Can you think of any other good reasons to bring the ESC to St. Gallen?

St. Gallen is an hour’s train ride from Zurich International Airport. St. Gallen is the capital of the St. Gallen canton and has a population of circa 170, 000 inhabitants.

Source: SRF/ESCToday
Photo credit: st.gallen-bodensee.ch