Eurovision 2016 – The Swedish broadcaster, SVT, has revealed the details of this year’s opening ceremony which will take place on 8th May. The traditional red carpet event will be followed by a reception in the City Hall. The red carpet, which will be almost 100m long, will be next to the Euroclub, outside the Royal Palace, and accredited fans and press will line the route. Eurovision hosts Mans Zelmerlow and Petra Mede will greet the 43 countries.
The reception will take place in the same room where the Nobel Prize Banquet is held. An after party will take place in the Euroclub.
The red carpet event will be streamed live on eurovision.tv, svt.se and SVT Play and there will be large screens in the centre of Stockholm to watch it on too.