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Eurovision stage stolen. The Norwegian Eurovision stage went for a song last night after one of four trailers transporting the MGP (Melodi Grand Prix) show was stolen. 50 tons of stage, sound, lighting, and technical equipment disappeared after being parked with several other trailers at a firm in Vestby. The stage was due to be assembled in Sarpsborg today, a port of call as part of its tour of Norway. Meanwhile, the show is now able to go thanks to an onboard tracking device. Trailer and stage were found dumped in Skåne in Sweden shortly afterwards, and police have arrested one person in connection with the incident.

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Eurovision stage stolen

Published on Monday, 31st January, 2011 at 15:29 under the news category, by Alexandra Spinu and Michael Sandelson   .

The Norwegian Eurovision stage went for a song last night after one of four trailers transporting the MGP (Melodi Grand Prix) show was stolen.

Per Sundnes + Maria Haukaas (illus. ph.)
Per Sundnes + Maria Haukaas (illus. ph.)
Photo: Flickr/Ernst Vikne


50 tons of stage, sound, lighting, and technical equipment disappeared after being parked with several other trailers at a firm in Vestby. The stage was due to be assembled in Sarpsborg today, a port of call as part of its tour of Norway.

Meanwhile, the show is now able to go thanks to an onboard tracking device. Trailer and stage were found dumped in Skåne in Sweden shortly afterwards, and police have arrested one person in connection with the incident.

According to Helsingfors Dagbladet, the trailer had false number plates, and the individual is a25-year-old Polish national.

“We love MGP’s drama, but this is a little too much of a good thing,” MGP General Per Sundnes tells NRK.



Published on Monday, 31st January, 2011 at 15:29 under the news category, by Alexandra Spinu and Michael Sandelson   .

This post has the following tags: persundnes, mgp, melodigrandprix, eurovisionsongcontest.





  
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