2016-05-14 04:35Press release

Today May 14: Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm

12:00–18:00 Saturday fun with the Children’s Book Bus

The Children’s Book Bus will arrive at Eurovision Village on May 7 and 14 with books about music - with song, dance and music. Kids can also make their own instrument- maracas. In the book bus you can also listen to fairy tales and children can have their faces painted with flags of their favourite countries.

Stora scenen

20:00–21:00 Stefan Odelberg & Alexander Vasiliou

Stefan Odelberg warms up the crowd in Eurovision Village before the Grand Finale with a truly magical show. He is the comedian, magician and TV-host who always delivers quick and clever lines, sometimes with an unexpected trick. He will introduce Alexander Vasiliou, a multi-talented experienced performer with a spectacular show.

21:00–01:15 Grand Final public viewing of the broadcast
on the big screens

Come watch the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 grand finale on big screens in Kungsträdgården. #ComeTogether


12:00 Winner of Funkismello

Funkismello is arranged by the non-profit organization Funkisglädje that arranges different events for people with disabilities. This performance and is filled with joy, laughter and music and everyone is a winner.


The festivities end on Saturday, May 14th with a "Eurovision-swimming" with DJ:s in Skärholmen, Vällingby and Farsta swimming pools and Samba soccer at selected locations in cooperation with local football clubs.

For more information

Ann-Charlotte Jönsson, Head of Press Eurovision Song Contest, tel: 08-508 28 550, esc_press@Stockholm.se

The entire programme www.stockholm.se/eurovision

Facebook: City of Stockholm Eurovision Song Contest Events Twitter: @escstockholm16

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Caroline Strand
Caroline Strand
Birgitta Palmér
Press Officer
Birgitta Palmér
Karin Mäntymäki
Director Sales & Operations
Karin Mäntymäki
Åsa Karlsson
Project Manager
Åsa Karlsson