IN PICTURES – Eurovision 2024: crazy costumes, baroque staging and a packed evening – Libération

IN PICTURES – Eurovision 2024: crazy costumes, baroque staging and a packed evening – Libération
IN PICTURES – Eurovision 2024: crazy costumes, baroque staging and a packed evening – Libération

In Libé’s eye

Faithful to its tradition, the famous singing competition organized by the EBU on Saturday May 11 in Malmö reserved its share of visual surprises. Preview.

published today at 1:57 p.m.

Nemo, Swiss winner of the 2024 Eurovision song contest.

Jessica Gow/TT News Agency. AP

If the suspense was there until the end between France (for a short while) but especially Croatia, Ukraine, and the final winner, Switzerland, remains a habit that has never been denied at Eurovision: visual extravagance, from the costumes to the scenography. A look back at a colorful evening.

The crowd’s favorite, the Croatian Baby Lasagna during “Rim tim tagi dim”.

Jessica Gow/TT News Agency. REUTERS

The denim egg of Windows95man, representative of Finland.

Jessica Gow/AFP

More sober than average, Slimane opted for a plain white outfit.

Martin Meissner/AP

Alyona’s warrior and priestess outfits Alyona and Jerry Heil.

Tobias Schwarz/AFP

Israeli candidate Eden Golan during her performance of “Hurricane”.

Tobias Schwarz/AFP

The Swedish group Alcazar, very close in style to Abba.

Leonhard Foeger/REUTERS

Swedish actresses Malin Akerman and Petra Mede, presenters of the evening, in full visual gag.

Ida Marie Odgaard/AFP

The outgoing winner, the Swedish Loreen.

Martin Meissner/AP

From right to left, former winners Conchita Wurst (2014), Charlotte Perrelli (1999) and Carlos Haggkvist (1991) singing “Waterloo”, a title which gave the competition to the group Abba.

Leonhard Foeger/REUTERS

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