Amsterdam Announced As 2013 MTV EMA Host City!
We can now reveal that the 2013 MTV EMA will be hitting Amsterdam on Sunday, 10th November.
Following the success of last year's show in Frankfurt, Germany - where the likes of PSY and Taylor Swift took the to stage - this year's bash is set to take place at the stunning new Ziggo Dome in the Dutch capital.
Bruce Gillmer, Executive Vice President of Talent and Music Programming/Events, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) said: “We’re very excited to partner with the city of Amsterdam, a true world class music city and top destination for artists.
“Each year the MTV EMA celebrates the biggest names in music from every corner of the globe and showcases unbelievable performances from today’s most exciting acts. We’re confident that Amsterdam, and the cutting-edge Ziggo Dome, with its state of the art facilities, will be the perfect setting for what will be a very memorable and spectacular 2013 MTV EMA.”
Dan Ligtvoet, Managing Director, VIMN Northern Europe said: “I am thrilled to see the MTV EMA return to my home country, the Netherlands. Amsterdam already served as the backdrop for the legendary MTV Europe launch party at the Roxy and we will make sure that, with this year’s MTV EMA, the citizens of Amsterdam and the entire Netherlands will be treated again to a star-studded music extravaganza - which at the same time will allow us to showcase our Dutch audiences’ zest and enthusiasm across the globe.”
Vice Mayor of the City of Amsterdam, Carolien Gehrels commented: "We are honoured that Amsterdam has been selected to host the 2013 MTV EMAs. This is great news for the city for a number of reasons: it promises to be an exciting event for young people and music lovers in the city, it will provide opportunities for businesses in these difficult economic times and it will allow Amsterdam to raise its international profile. A great event at an ideal moment."
Leon Ramakers, co-founder, Ziggo Dome & former CEO, Mojo Concerts added: “From its conception, we were determined to bring the MTV EMA to the Ziggo Dome. We’re very pleased that MTV shares our enthusiasm for our new venue and we can’t wait until 10 November!”
Neither can we! Keep it MTV.co.uk for more 2013 MTV EMA announcements!