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Today, may 7, in Kiev held a solemn opening ceremony of Eurovision-2017.

The ceremony “red carpet” and Grand opening of the Eurovision song contest , which this year will be held in Kyiv, held on Constitution square in front of the Mariinsky Palace. Organizers note that the current length of the red carpet will be a record and will be 265 meters. They explain that he chose the Constitution square outside the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, to show Kiev in a modern and historical context.

“The red carpet is divided into several “stations”, each of which has its own mission and drama,” – said earlier the Director of the opening ceremony Sergey Proskurnya.

The track is divided into special zones where participants can stay and mingle with journalists or take pictures with the fans of the song contest. The right of the track will be organized working area for the media on the left and an area for guests and fans who came to meet the participants.

The ceremony of the red carpet the Eurovision song contest-2017 which takes place in Kiev on Sunday, but the Ukrainian public broadcaster UA:First, will broadcast broadcasters Germany, Spain, Iceland and Poland. This is the website

“The ceremony of the red carpet Eurovision 2017, which would take place near Mariinsky Palace in Kyiv today, may 7, in addition to Ukrainian public broadcaster UA:First, will broadcast the broadcaster of Germany – NDR, Spain – RTVE, RUV Iceland and Poland – TVP” – said in the message.

The opening of Eurovision-2017: as the official ceremony will be held

Live event can be seen on the official website and the YouTube-channel of Eurovision song contest and on the website of Eurovision-2017 Ukraine –