The Princess of Wales has made a shock look within the opening sequence movie for the grand closing of this 12 months’s Eurovision Song Contest.
Kate shaped a part of a pre-recorded video part that kicked off the present, and in addition that includes stars together with Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sam Ryder and Joss Stone.
In the movie, she performed a brief, instrumental piano efficiency, which was recorded earlier this month within the Crimson Drawing Room of Windsor Castle.
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Wearing a one-shoulder royal blue robe – in a nod to Ukraine – and along with her hair in unfastened curls, she sat towards a backdrop of glowing chandeliers and golden mirrors.
The piece of music was specifically created for her by Joe Price and Kojo Samuel.
The video additionally featured final 12 months’s winner’s Kalush Orchestra singing Stefania within the iconic Maidan Nezalezhnosti metro station within the coronary heart of Kyiv, Ukraine.
Other appearances included rapper Ms Banks, skilled ballet firm Ballet Black and musician Bolt Strings.
Meanwhile within the auditorium, a troupe of drummers joined Kalush Orchestra on stage to open the grand closing as pyrotechnics lit up the world.
Twenty-six acts will carry out to the 6000 robust enviornment viewers and around1 60 million viewers watching all around the globe.
Presenters Graham Norton, Hannah Waddingham, Ukrainian TV star Julia Sanina, and Alesha Dixon will host the present.
Following the performances, the present will construct as much as the winner announcement through a protracted voting course of.
Current favourites to win are Sweden’s Loreen and Finland’s Kaajia, with UK’s act, Mae Miller, hopeful of inserting within the high ten.
A flag parade that includes all of the international locations showcased the performers forward of their performances, which embrace traditional Eurovision stunts together with falling skirts, a trampoline, a striptease and loads of structural props.
Kate’s involvement is not the primary royal connection to the a lot liked contest, and follows King Charles and Queen Camilla’s go to to Liverpool Arena final month.
During their go to the royal couple lit up the world with lights to mark the opening ceremony and chatted to UK hopeful Mae Muller, with the King telling her: “We will be watching you with great interest – egging you on.”
Sky News is in Liverpool protecting all the most recent from the competition because it occurs.