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Flag ceremony at the Royal Palace in Stockholm

Posted 8 May, 2016, 11:21

This morning the city of Stockholm officially opened the Eurovision event week by raising the flags of the participating nations in front of the Royal Palace In line with the Swedish flag tradition, soldiers from the Swedish life guards raised the flags to the music of the Royal Swedish army band

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