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Why Malmö is a great city to host the Eurovision Song Contest

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Why Malmö is a great city to host the Eurovision Song Contest
Ribersborg beach and the Turning Torso tower in Malmö. Photo: MPMP Studio/Getty Images

In this week's Sweden in Focus Extra, we talk about why next month's Eurovision Song Contest is taking place in Malmö and what the city has to offer guests.


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Host Paul O’Mahony is joined by podcast regulars Emma Löfgren and Becky Waterton.

They discuss:

Why did Malmö get the nod ahead of Stockholm, Gothenburg and Örnsköldsvik?

What stereotypes do Swedes have about people from Malmö (and vice versa!)?

And what are best things to see and do for visitors to the city? 


Five budget-friendly bars for a night out in Malmö

Five great restaurants in Malmö for a fancy dinner date

Which nationalities have bought the most tickets for Eurovision in Malmö?



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