Malmö Arena

The 2013 Eurovision Song Contest will be held in the Malmö Arena in the Swedish city by the same name.

Malmö Arena where the contest will be held is a relatively new arena, inaugurated in 2008. It has a capacity of up to 15,500 for concerts but for the Eurovision Song Contest, the capacity will most likely be lower.

Malmö Arena

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The semi-finals of the Swedish national selection for Europe's favourite TV show have been held there since 2009. Malmö Arena is very similar to Hartwall Arena in Helsinki where the Eurovision Song Contest was held in 2007.

  • Capacity: For concerts between 2,500 and 15,500 depending on stage design. Arena capacity for the Eurovision Song Contest has not yet been confirmed.
  • Location: Hyllie, just outside Malmö, Sweden
  • Construction Start: 10th January, 2007
  • Architects: Mats Matson, Gert Wingårdh, Hannu Helkiö
  • Total area: 51,000 m2
  • Inner ceiling height: 22.5 metres
  • Boxes: 72
  • Fast Food Kiosks: 20
  • Toilets: 370
  • Transportation: Check out our article!


Måns Zelmerlöw and Petra Mede hosted the two Semi-Finals and Grand Final in 2016.