Dismantling of the stands

Gallery: Preparations in the Arena have started for Eurovision 2015

In the next month the Wiener Stadthalle - the arena for this years Eurovision - will be geared up. Follow the preparations here

The Austrian broadcaster ORF has started to prepare the arena "Wiener Stadthalle" for Eurovision Song Contest 2015. Before the arena started its transformation, the mandatory security check was carried out by the police with canine dogs.

The arena, the stage and the press-centre have to be ready for the first rehearsals starting on 11 May 2015.

Wiener Stadthalle

Roland Rainer Platz 1, 1150 Wien
Metro: U6, station: Burggasse-Stadthalle
Metro: U3, station: Schweglerstraße

Wiener Stadthalle consists of six venues, swimming pool, two gymnasiums and an indoor ice rink. Eurovision Song Contest 2015 will be held in Hall D - the largest indoor arena in Austria.
Structure: 98 x 110 metres
Height: 26.6 metres
Floor area: 55.2 x 98 metres
Capacity: Up to 16.152 spectators (depending on the event)

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