Dress to impress, Oslo! Part One

So, everything finally got going last night with the first semi-final.  Here I am, suited and booted and ready to cheer hysterically…

 

Here’s my view of the semi-final from my seat in the Telanor arena last night.  Can you guess which section we were in?

I hope that the stage looks good on TV…

Things warm-up as the hosts take to the stage and eveybody gets their flags out!

Midway during the proceedings the hosts wait to make one of their links. All in all people think that they are doing a great job. Much better than last year.

Hera rocked the house for Iceland – and as a result her odds have shortened dramatically. Good to see that volcanic ash didn’t cause Hera to have an early exit from the competition.

After the television broadcast, the aftermath in the arena…

In the press centre we waited to see the 10 successful acts through to the final. I loitered for 30 mins then caught the midnight shuttle bus back to our apartment. I’d shared enough moments with the Eurovison world for one day…