Azerbaijan, Baku, May 26 / Trend V.Imanov /
A truly atmosphere of a festive, Eurovision 2012 grand final, reigns in Baku. Thousands of people who were not able to get to the contest's grand final in Baku Crystal Hall, including foreign guests, with the national flags of their countries are gathering at the National Seaside Park in EuroVillage. A concert program continues in the Park prior to the Eurovision 2012 final.
The contest is being held at the Baku Crystal Hall, built on the shores of the Caspian Sea specifically for Eurovision 2012. The hall seats 23,000 spectators and another 16,000 spectators will be able to watch the contest's semi-finals and final live on big screens.
The television audience of Eurovision 2012 is more than 100 million people in 50 world countries.
The logo for the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest is 'Fire Flower', while the motto is Light your fire.
Representatives of 42 countries participate in this 57th contest.
The grand final will begin at 00:00 local time today.
Azerbaijan won the right to host the prestigious European song contest after the victory of Eldar Gasimov and Nigar Jamal (Ell / Nikki) at Eurovision 2011 in Dusseldorf, Germany last May.
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