CHIO Aachen: Opening Ceremony with Eurovision Song Contest winner Emmelie de Forest

CHIO Aachen:  Opening Ceremony with Eurovision Song Contest winner Emmelie de Forest

Barefoot in the Main Stadium of the CHIO Aachen: Emmelie de Forest will sing at the Opening Ceremony on June 25th. Among others, the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 will perform the ESC winning song “Only Teardrops”.

In front of over 100 million TV viewers the beautiful 20-year-old won Europe’s biggest music contest. Now Europe will be casting its eyes on Aachen, when on June 25th not only one of the most famous voices of Denmark, namely that of Emmelie de Forest, but also her Royal Highness the Princess Royal Mary as one of the most famous faces in the Kingdom, will be present at the Opening Ceremony.

“As the partner country of the CHIO Aachen, Denmark is showing itself from its very best side – and its best voice,” commented Michael Mronz, General Manager of the Aachener Reitturnier GmbH. The Princess Royal is also bringing the world-famous golden carriage of the Royal Family with her to the traditional showground in Aachen. She will be accompanied among others by over 50 mounted guards of the Hussar Regiment, who will present a sabre-fight and other show elements.

Tickets for the Opening Ceremony, which begins at 16.40 pm on June 25th, are still available from the hotline on +49-(0)241-917-1111) or online at Anyone, who is not able to attend the show live, still doesn’t have to miss out on anything, because it will be broadcast live on WDR television. As at the ESC in Malmö, Emmelie de Forest will also be performing barefoot in Aachen. In Germany she immediately climbed to place 5 in the charts with “Only Teardrops“, of course the visitors at the Opening Ceremony can also look forward to the top hit. As well as appearances by the singer and the Princess Royal, 180 horses and 300 people will be taking part in the Opening Ceremony.

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