The first impressions of the beautiful stage. After Eurovision this stage is going to be used for the U2 concert tour
Selma from Iceland was in our airport-bus! The Icelandic delegation probably had the longest journey to Kiew. From Reykjavik via Copehagen and Berlin
Kiev the capital of the Ukraine is waiting
This is an orthodox church in the morning sunshine
The happy team from Monaco just right after the press conference. Everything went perfectly
The Sports Palace from outside - still looks a bit unfinished - the time is running
The stage always has a surprise: the Belgian singer Nuno Resende on stage
Happy selma during her press conferecnce. She really had a great stage performance
Laura & The Lovers on stage with their song "Little by Little" during their first rehearsal
"Amazing Grace" during her coffee-break. Isn't she gorgious?
Welcome to Euroclub! This beautiful storefront is hosting an entertainment-complex. All participants are asked to enjoy and celebrate here
Boris from Croatia at the Euroclub
Martin from Latvia, who sang with FLY in Riga 2003 supports Walter and Kazha this time
The Macedonian singer Martin Vucic enjoys Ukrainian hospitality
The Polish also have arrived - always with a good glass of wine
The Hardrockers of this contest: Wig Wam from Norway. But in reality they really seem to be gentle guys
Vulcano meets Beauty-Queen Angela Agurbash from Minsk. Philipp Kirkorov has already represented Russia in 1995 with "Lullaby for Volcano". Will he sing that song another time for us?
Who says the Eastern Europeans can't be in high spirits?
What a welcome! The Ukrainians in their national dress
There is real action on stage with the Romanian entry. The singer Luminita is using the drumsticks by herself