32000 tickets for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest on May 14th, 2011 in Düsseldorf are already sold, but it seems that not all tickets could be bought by fans. A lot of tickets are now sold for extremely high prices on a black market on the internet.
Ukraine, almost unnoticed, held the 2nd semi final to decide what songs will progress to the national final in 2011. 5 more songs progressed to the final including Antastasiya Prihodko, who represented Russia in 2009 with Mamo.
Today at 12.12 the official ticket sale for the final opened. As usual they went quite fast, but unfortunately not without a minor scandal. Tickets for the final dress rehearsal will be sold from Wednesday and semi-final tickets will go on sale later. As it is also common in previous years the front seats are being sold through the OGAE Fanclubs.
Tonight saw Switzerland arrange a national final for the first time in a number of years, and with 12 acts competing for the prestige of representing the Alpine nation in Düsseldorf next year, there was definitely something to appeal to all tastes.
A lot of Eurovision fans have been waiting for this moment: On Sunday, December 12th at 12:12 pm the ticket sale for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 will start. The tickets can be ordered via the homepage www.dticket.de.
Following the joyous news that Italy has applied to the EBU and will return to the Eurovision family as of next year, other countries have been swift to confirm their participation in next year's edition of Europe's most beloved music show.