American Song Contest: More light shed on details and potential host cities
Additional details on the first edition of the American Song Contest have been revealed regarding the potential dates and host cities.
One of the American Song Contest's producers, Christer Bjorkman, has provided the audience with further updates speaking yesterday's The Eurotrip Podcast.
Previously, two weeks before Bjorkman had confirmed that the first edition of the American Song Contest has been postponed for 2022, the Swedish producer this time referred on where things stand at the monent:
" It's moving closer and closer as we speak. We have agreed on a lot of things, alomost everything, and the last details will be put into writing by Monday."
Asked on how certain is the first edition of The American Song Contest he responded:
"It will happen, I'm very sure now. We have a pandemic there are things that can happen that we can't forsee but if thing develop they way they are right now , it should be on air next year."
While the first details on how the format will work were revealed back in August 2020, Christer Bjorkman talking about process mentioned that the competition will have influences from both Melodifestivalen and the Eurovision Song contest. While the qualifying rounds will be unfolding over five shows to cover the number of participating states, like in the Swedish selection, the final phase of the contest will consist of two semi finals and a grand final resembling to the Eurovision format.
Regarding the potential host cities of the first edition of the competition Bjorkman stated:
"It's under discussion but it could be Vegas that's been talked a lot about. It could be Tampa or Orlando."
News source: Eurovoix