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IN PICTURES: Opening ceremony

18 May 2015 at 18:00 CEST
Conchita Wurst was first to arrive Elena Volotova (EBU)
The Official Opening Ceremony for the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 has been held in the Vienna City Hall, where all the artists and delegations were invited by the city authority, host broadcaster ORF and the EBU. The Red Carpet event and the Opening Ceremony was streamed LIVE at 17:50 CET on and on our Youtube Channel. Here you see the highlights of this even, captured by our photographers.
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On Sunday at 18:00, contestants from all participating countries in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest have attended the Opening ceremony at the Vienna City Halls. The Red Carpet ceremony was opened by last year's winner of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest Conchita Wurst and the last year’s host country of Denmark was the first nation on the Red Carpet. Check it out and let us know what you think!