In less than 24 hours, the Altice Arena  will open its  gates and will welcome the 43 delegates of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest to begin  their rehearsals .

Shortly before the Portuguese welcomed the contestants, EBU released  a few exclusive photos of the scene, stating that they were all ready for this year’s glamorous celebration of music.

Here are the exclusive photos of the scene that in a few hours the 43 countries of the competition will see live:

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