GÄVLE & SADVIKEN, SWEDEN – The regions of Gävle & Sadviken have submitted a bid to host the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest as SVT reported today. The two regions will host the event together if they win the bid. The two regions are 20km away from each other and the proposed venue is Göransson Arena in Sadviken while Gävle will offer the accommodation and the peripheral events of the contest.
City Mayor said that they are preparing themselves for such a big event and they are aware of the cost this event has as well as the revenues for their region. Further and future moves will go on jointly with the municipality of Sadviken.