Work Begins on Eurovision Venue

truckOn 7th April the Wiener Stadthalle in Vienna became home to the Eurovision for the 2015 Contest. The first of 350 trucks arrived bringing with them 3,500 tons of equipment needed to set up for the shows in May. lighting rig

On the 9th April the technician began installing the lighting rig for the Eurovision extravaganza (see picture above). A number of cameras have been installed to facilitate a time capture video that will demonstrate the amount of work it took to go into setting up the stage and equipment.

sniffer dogs

Security is also a major factor for the contest with security barrier, x-ray scanners and even sniffer dogs preparing the venue for the thousands of people expected to descend on the arena next month. Head of security detail, Herbert Wagner has said ‘We have our own x-ray devices like at the airport or at any other event’, intimating that security is something that officials take very seriously.



Let us know what you think...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.