Description: The official airline of this years Eurovision Song Contest is Norwegian.no. A lovely sunset welcomes us at Norway 2010.
Description: ?Hei? is Norwegian and means Hi. This banner is shown everywhere at the airport in different languages.
Description: This is indeed a very good marketing effect balloon throughout the city!
Description: Eurovision is in town, all these items proof that the event has started.
Description: Oslo is now one of the hotspots in Europe
Description: This brown cheese is calles Gudbrandsdalen Ost and its the most common and popular cheese in Norway, its a half sweet caramel cheese, you get it everywhere! This cheese is also from the Gudbrandsdalen valley in the Oppland region close to Lillehammer
Description: This is the Oslo castle along the most popular shopping street Karl Johans Gate. The street is already covered with Eurovision banners and flags
Description: This is one of the biggest cathedrals in Oslo called Dom Kirkan close to the pedestrian zone
Description: The Norwegian flag is visible almost everywhere in the city
Description: This is the typical Norwegian fairy tale figure called "Troll", not only children are afraid of these ugly gnomes
Description: This is the modern skyline of Norways capital with central rail station in front, in the back the Radisson Blu Hotel
Description: This was the 1996 venue, when Norway hosted the ESC the last time. Nowadays its also the venue for the final of the Norwegian pre selection called "Melodi Grand Prix".
Description: The lovely Dutch singer Sienneke was waiting for the shuttle bus. Will her song "Sha la li" convince the audience?
Description: Even cars do have the official logo on their doors
Description: This is the new opera house in Oslo. Outside marble, inside wood. This building has been finished in 2008. The name is Snøhetta and means snow hat, it reminds a bit of the Sydney Opera House. This building is treated as one of the most important buildings after World War II in Norway
Description: Oslo is situated at the Oslofjord which offers a beautiful nature with lots of recreation areas
Description: This is the first impression of the Telenor Arena, venue for the 55th Eurovision Song Contest, 15 minutes outside the city centre
Description: Here you can meet and greet, relax and get the latest information. The spherical chair is a Finnish design from the 70s. Nice acoustic inside
Description: Inside the Telenor Arena there is an immense experience of light and sound. Being inside its a unique atmosphere