Nevena Božović (Serbia 2019) arriving at the Orange Carpet for the Opening Ceremony in Tel Aviv.
Nevena Božović (Serbia 2019) arriving at the Orange Carpet for the Opening Ceremony in Tel Aviv. — EBU / Andres Putting
Eurovision fans gathered at the Red Carpet in Malmö (2013) to see the Eurovision stars shine.
Eurovision fans gathered at the Red Carpet in Malmö (2013) to see the Eurovision stars shine. — EBU
Emmelie de Forrest (Denmark 2013) gets interviewed on the Red Carpet in Copenhagen.
Emmelie de Forrest (Denmark 2013) gets interviewed on the Red Carpet in Copenhagen. — EBU
Australia's first Eurovision artist Guy Sebastian posing at the Red Carpet in 2015.
Australia's first Eurovision artist Guy Sebastian posing at the Red Carpet in 2015. — EBU
The beautiful Stockholm City Hall during the Opening Ceremony of the Eurovision Song Contest 2016.
The beautiful Stockholm City Hall during the Opening Ceremony of the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. — EBU / Andres Putting
The delegation of Denmark, with their 2014 participant Carl Espen, on the Red Carpet in Copenhagen.
The delegation of Denmark, with their 2014 participant Carl Espen, on the Red Carpet in Copenhagen. — EBU
Polina Gagarina (Russia 2015) shares some love on the Red Carpet in Vienna.
Polina Gagarina (Russia 2015) shares some love on the Red Carpet in Vienna. — EBU
Elina Born and Stig Rästa (Estonia 2015) have arrived at the Red Carpet in 2015.
Elina Born and Stig Rästa (Estonia 2015) have arrived at the Red Carpet in 2015. — EBU
The Red Carpet in Malmö led to the Malmö Opera House, where the Opening Ceremony of the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 took place.
The Red Carpet in Malmö led to the Malmö Opera House, where the Opening Ceremony of the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 took place. — EBU
Conchita Würst shines at the Red Carpet in home country Austria.
Conchita Würst shines at the Red Carpet in home country Austria. — EBU
Eurovision winner to be, Måns Zelmerlöw (Sweden), gets interviewed at the Red Carpet in Vienna.
Eurovision winner to be, Måns Zelmerlöw (Sweden), gets interviewed at the Red Carpet in Vienna. — EBU
The welcoming committee of the Opening Ceremony at the Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, joined by the presenters of that same year.
The welcoming committee of the Opening Ceremony at the Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, joined by the presenters of that same year. — EBU
Netta (Israel 2018) at the Blue Carpet in Lisbon, the longest carpet so far in Eurovision history.
Netta (Israel 2018) at the Blue Carpet in Lisbon, the longest carpet so far in Eurovision history. — EBU / Thomas Hanses
Dogs are also welcome at the Blue Carpet, meet Timoshka who joined Yulia Samoylova during this special event.
Dogs are also welcome at the Blue Carpet, meet Timoshka who joined Yulia Samoylova during this special event. — EBU / Robert van Steen
SuRie (United Kingdom 2018), gets interviewed by Eurovision.tv, at the Blue Carpet in 2018.
SuRie (United Kingdom 2018), gets interviewed by Eurovision.tv, at the Blue Carpet in 2018. — EBU / Thomas Hanses
Located in front of Kyiv's Mariyinsky Palace, the 2017 Red Carpet looked very impressive.
Located in front of Kyiv's Mariyinsky Palace, the 2017 Red Carpet looked very impressive. — Andres Putting / EBU
Italy's hopeful Francesco Gabbani at the Red carpet in Kyiv 2017.
Italy's hopeful Francesco Gabbani at the Red carpet in Kyiv 2017. — Andres Putting / EBU
Eurovision.tv talks with Salvador Sobral at the Red Carpet of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest.
Eurovision.tv talks with Salvador Sobral at the Red Carpet of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. — Andres Putting / EBU
Tamara Todevska (North Macedonia 2019) proudly walking the Orange Carpet in Tel Aviv.
Tamara Todevska (North Macedonia 2019) proudly walking the Orange Carpet in Tel Aviv. — EBU / Thomas Hanses
Fun with John Lundvik (Sweden 2019) at the Orange Carpet in Tel Aviv.
Fun with John Lundvik (Sweden 2019) at the Orange Carpet in Tel Aviv. — EBU / Thomas Hanses
This camera captures everyone who arrives at the Red Carpet in Kyiv.
This camera captures everyone who arrives at the Red Carpet in Kyiv. — Andres Putting / EBU
Barei from Spain drawing their half in the Grand Final at the Red Carpet in Stockholm.
Barei from Spain drawing their half in the Grand Final at the Red Carpet in Stockholm. — EBU
Dami Im who came second for Australia in 2016 handing out autographs to Eurovision fans.
Dami Im who came second for Australia in 2016 handing out autographs to Eurovision fans. — EBU
Amir (France 2016) taking a selfie with an Eurovision fan at the red carpet in Stockholm.
Amir (France 2016) taking a selfie with an Eurovision fan at the red carpet in Stockholm. — EBU
Duncan Laurence (The Netherlands 2019) walking the Orange Carpet in 2019.
Duncan Laurence (The Netherlands 2019) walking the Orange Carpet in 2019. — EBU / Thomas Hanses
Nevena Božović (Serbia 2019) arriving at the Orange Carpet for the Opening Ceremony in Tel Aviv.
Eurovision fans gathered at the Red Carpet in Malmö (2013) to see the Eurovision stars shine.
Emmelie de Forrest (Denmark 2013) gets interviewed on the Red Carpet in Copenhagen.
Australia's first Eurovision artist Guy Sebastian posing at the Red Carpet in 2015.
The beautiful Stockholm City Hall during the Opening Ceremony of the Eurovision Song Contest 2016.
The delegation of Denmark, with their 2014 participant Carl Espen, on the Red Carpet in Copenhagen.
Polina Gagarina (Russia 2015) shares some love on the Red Carpet in Vienna.
Elina Born and Stig Rästa (Estonia 2015) have arrived at the Red Carpet in 2015.
The Red Carpet in Malmö led to the Malmö Opera House, where the Opening Ceremony of the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 took place.
Conchita Würst shines at the Red Carpet in home country Austria.
Eurovision winner to be, Måns Zelmerlöw (Sweden), gets interviewed at the Red Carpet in Vienna.
The welcoming committee of the Opening Ceremony at the Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, joined by the presenters of that same year.
Netta (Israel 2018) at the Blue Carpet in Lisbon, the longest carpet so far in Eurovision history.
Dogs are also welcome at the Blue Carpet, meet Timoshka who joined Yulia Samoylova during this special event.
SuRie (United Kingdom 2018), gets interviewed by Eurovision.tv, at the Blue Carpet in 2018.
Located in front of Kyiv's Mariyinsky Palace, the 2017 Red Carpet looked very impressive.
Italy's hopeful Francesco Gabbani at the Red carpet in Kyiv 2017.
Eurovision.tv talks with Salvador Sobral at the Red Carpet of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest.
Tamara Todevska (North Macedonia 2019) proudly walking the Orange Carpet in Tel Aviv.
Fun with John Lundvik (Sweden 2019) at the Orange Carpet in Tel Aviv.
This camera captures everyone who arrives at the Red Carpet in Kyiv.
Barei from Spain drawing their half in the Grand Final at the Red Carpet in Stockholm.
Dami Im who came second for Australia in 2016 handing out autographs to Eurovision fans.
Amir (France 2016) taking a selfie with an Eurovision fan at the red carpet in Stockholm.
Duncan Laurence (The Netherlands 2019) walking the Orange Carpet in 2019.
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Looking back on Eurovision Opening Ceremonies

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We're taking a trip down memory lane by looking back at the glamourous event which marks the start of show week: The Red Carpet event and Opening Ceremony.

Nevena Božović (Serbia 2019) arriving at the Orange Carpet for the Opening Ceremony in Tel Aviv. — EBU / Andres Putting
Eurovision fans gathered at the Red Carpet in Malmö (2013) to see the Eurovision stars shine. — EBU
Emmelie de Forrest (Denmark 2013) gets interviewed on the Red Carpet in Copenhagen. — EBU
Australia's first Eurovision artist Guy Sebastian posing at the Red Carpet in 2015. — EBU
The beautiful Stockholm City Hall during the Opening Ceremony of the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. — EBU / Andres Putting
The delegation of Denmark, with their 2014 participant Carl Espen, on the Red Carpet in Copenhagen. — EBU
Polina Gagarina (Russia 2015) shares some love on the Red Carpet in Vienna. — EBU
Elina Born and Stig Rästa (Estonia 2015) have arrived at the Red Carpet in 2015. — EBU
The Red Carpet in Malmö led to the Malmö Opera House, where the Opening Ceremony of the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 took place. — EBU
Conchita Würst shines at the Red Carpet in home country Austria. — EBU
Eurovision winner to be, Måns Zelmerlöw (Sweden), gets interviewed at the Red Carpet in Vienna. — EBU
The welcoming committee of the Opening Ceremony at the Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, joined by the presenters of that same year. — EBU
Netta (Israel 2018) at the Blue Carpet in Lisbon, the longest carpet so far in Eurovision history. — EBU / Thomas Hanses
Dogs are also welcome at the Blue Carpet, meet Timoshka who joined Yulia Samoylova during this special event. — EBU / Robert van Steen
SuRie (United Kingdom 2018), gets interviewed by Eurovision.tv, at the Blue Carpet in 2018. — EBU / Thomas Hanses
Located in front of Kyiv's Mariyinsky Palace, the 2017 Red Carpet looked very impressive. — Andres Putting / EBU
Italy's hopeful Francesco Gabbani at the Red carpet in Kyiv 2017. — Andres Putting / EBU
Eurovision.tv talks with Salvador Sobral at the Red Carpet of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. — Andres Putting / EBU
Tamara Todevska (North Macedonia 2019) proudly walking the Orange Carpet in Tel Aviv. — EBU / Thomas Hanses
Fun with John Lundvik (Sweden 2019) at the Orange Carpet in Tel Aviv. — EBU / Thomas Hanses
This camera captures everyone who arrives at the Red Carpet in Kyiv. — Andres Putting / EBU
Barei from Spain drawing their half in the Grand Final at the Red Carpet in Stockholm. — EBU
Dami Im who came second for Australia in 2016 handing out autographs to Eurovision fans. — EBU
Amir (France 2016) taking a selfie with an Eurovision fan at the red carpet in Stockholm. — EBU
Duncan Laurence (The Netherlands 2019) walking the Orange Carpet in 2019. — EBU / Thomas Hanses
Nevena Božović (Serbia 2019) arriving at the Orange Carpet for the Opening Ceremony in Tel Aviv.
Eurovision fans gathered at the Red Carpet in Malmö (2013) to see the Eurovision stars shine.
Emmelie de Forrest (Denmark 2013) gets interviewed on the Red Carpet in Copenhagen.
Australia's first Eurovision artist Guy Sebastian posing at the Red Carpet in 2015.
The beautiful Stockholm City Hall during the Opening Ceremony of the Eurovision Song Contest 2016.
The delegation of Denmark, with their 2014 participant Carl Espen, on the Red Carpet in Copenhagen.
Polina Gagarina (Russia 2015) shares some love on the Red Carpet in Vienna.
Elina Born and Stig Rästa (Estonia 2015) have arrived at the Red Carpet in 2015.
The Red Carpet in Malmö led to the Malmö Opera House, where the Opening Ceremony of the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 took place.
Conchita Würst shines at the Red Carpet in home country Austria.
Eurovision winner to be, Måns Zelmerlöw (Sweden), gets interviewed at the Red Carpet in Vienna.
The welcoming committee of the Opening Ceremony at the Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, joined by the presenters of that same year.
Netta (Israel 2018) at the Blue Carpet in Lisbon, the longest carpet so far in Eurovision history.
Dogs are also welcome at the Blue Carpet, meet Timoshka who joined Yulia Samoylova during this special event.
SuRie (United Kingdom 2018), gets interviewed by Eurovision.tv, at the Blue Carpet in 2018.
Located in front of Kyiv's Mariyinsky Palace, the 2017 Red Carpet looked very impressive.
Italy's hopeful Francesco Gabbani at the Red carpet in Kyiv 2017.
Eurovision.tv talks with Salvador Sobral at the Red Carpet of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest.
Tamara Todevska (North Macedonia 2019) proudly walking the Orange Carpet in Tel Aviv.
Fun with John Lundvik (Sweden 2019) at the Orange Carpet in Tel Aviv.
This camera captures everyone who arrives at the Red Carpet in Kyiv.
Barei from Spain drawing their half in the Grand Final at the Red Carpet in Stockholm.
Dami Im who came second for Australia in 2016 handing out autographs to Eurovision fans.
Amir (France 2016) taking a selfie with an Eurovision fan at the red carpet in Stockholm.
Duncan Laurence (The Netherlands 2019) walking the Orange Carpet in 2019.

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