Last night the Eurovision Song Contest has officially been opened by Svant Stockselius in the Oslo Town Hall. The delegations of all 39 participating countries have been invited in that historical building. The media interest has been enormously high, and the artists have been in the spotlight all night long. To emphasize the appreciation and the importance to Oslo and Norway, the organizers have put a red carpet along the entrance, in fact is has been pink adapted to the colors of this year’s ESC logo. This was a good opportunity for the artists as well as for the press to get in touch with each other, to familiarize and to have a good time together.