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The city of Malmö calls for volunteers for Eurovision 2024

12 December 2023 at 11:10 CET
In amongst the audience at the First Semi-Final, Liverpool 2023 Chloe Hashemi / EBU
The Host City for the 68th Eurovision Song Contest, Malmö, has released an open call for volunteers who would like to be a part of the Contest as it hits the Swedish city in May.

In May, a colourful spotlight will be on Malmö when the city hosts the Eurovision Song Contest 2024. 600 volunteers are to play an important role when the city of Malmö invites its residents and visitors to an extraordinary event. And now, the recruitment for those volunteers begins.

The Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö will be a major event in the city, where its people will celebrate music, creativity and diversity. On 15 December, Malmö will commence the recruitment of 600 volunteers who want to join in and contribute.

The Eurovision Village, Pier Head, Liverpool Chloe Hashemi / EBU

Karin Karlsson, Malmö city's head project leader for the hosting of Eurovision:

"The volunteers are an important part of the hosting of the event, by being good ambassadors for Malmö. It is both an opportunity to make a contribution and at the same time get the chance to experience what happens behind the scenes."

Loreen, winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 for Sweden Sarah Louise Bennett / EBU

The tasks for volunteers during the Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö will vary - everything from guiding invited guests around town to assisting with decor, helping the delegations of the various countries and contributing time and commitment towards being a part of "the face" of Malmö. In addition to being able to speak Swedish and English, a number of volunteers who are knowledgeable in the languages ​​of the countries' delegations will also be sought after.

Mats Schöld, Malmö city's project leader for volunteers at the Eurovision Song Contest 2024:

"There is already a lot of interest in contributing as a volunteer and we expect many applications. We are looking for people who are able to offer themselves and their time, who spread joy and act in a safe and welcoming way, and at the same time are eager to give our visitors an opportunity to discover the city."

On 15 December, the opportunity to apply to be a volunteer opens over at malmo.se/eurovision2024. Recruitment continues until 7 January.

You can listen to all 37 songs of Eurovision 2024 via your favourite streaming service or watch the music videos on our YouTube channel.

The Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Malmö, Sweden on Tuesday 7 May (First Semi-Final), Thursday 9 May (Second Semi-Final) and Saturday 11 May (Grand Final) 2024.

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