ESC 2014 in numbers

ESC2014 in numbers

3 of this year’s competing artists are returning to the contest; Valentina Monetta for San Marino and Ovi and Paula Seling for Romania

9 groups and 4 duos are competing

9 of this year’s solo artists are men, 15 are women

10 languages can be heard in the songs

16 competing countries are yet to win the contest

17 is the age of the youngest participants (Tolmachevy Sisters, Russia and a couple of members of Softengine)

22 HD cameras will be used to film the event

22 confetti cannons will shoot over 120 kilos of confetti in the air during the shows

32 projectors make it possible to turn the transparent cubes into screens, 120 cubes form this ‘cage’ between the stage and LED wall

35 meters wide and 20 meters high stage is completed by two 16 meter long catwalks on the both sides, the LED wall on the background is 100 meters wide. There are 40 m3 of water in a basin around the stage

37 countries are competing, 2 (Poland and Portugal) make a comeback while 4 (Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Serbia) withdrew

44 stylists are taking care of the artists, hosts and interval act performers

46 people are responsible for 3,000 lights, 2,000 light-cues and 14 spotlights making this the biggest lighting production in Denmark

185 judges around Europe will have a 50% stake in the results, each country will have 5 jurors

120cm x 80cm is the maximum size of a flag without a stick and 42cm x 60cm with a stick inside the arena

1,000 volunteers have been chosen to guide the delegations, fans and audience

1,600 accredited media representatives are expected to attend some 80 press events

11,000 spectators will be inside B&W Hallerne

15,000 square meters is the overall size of B&W Hallerne, the backstage tent next to the venue is 1,800 square meters

100,000 tickets were released for sale for nine Eurovision shows (dress rehearsals and live shows), the Grand Final was sold out in 15 minutes when the last tickets came available