David Guetta, dancers and drama: Euro kicks off with glitzy opening ceremony

Updated On Jun 14, 2016 01:46 AM IST
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Dancers perform during a fly over by the French airforce at the opening ceremony of the Euro 2016 group A football match between France and Romania at Stade de France, in Saint-Denis. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Dancers perform during a fly over by the French airforce at the opening ceremony of the Euro 2016 group A football match between France and Romania at Stade de France, in Saint-Denis. (AFP)

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A general view shows the opening ceremony prior to the kick off for the Euro 2016 group A football match between France and Romania. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A general view shows the opening ceremony prior to the kick off for the Euro 2016 group A football match between France and Romania. (AFP)

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French DJ David Guetta performs during the opening ceremony of Euro 2016. (AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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French DJ David Guetta performs during the opening ceremony of Euro 2016. (AP)

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David Guetta and Zara Larsson after performing in the opening ceremony. (REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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David Guetta and Zara Larsson after performing in the opening ceremony. (REUTERS)

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The French national anthem is sung during the opening ceremony. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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The French national anthem is sung during the opening ceremony. (AFP)

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A general view shows the opening ceremony prior to the kick off for the Euro 2016 group A football match between France and Romania at Stade de France, in Saint-Denis, north of Paris. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A general view shows the opening ceremony prior to the kick off for the Euro 2016 group A football match between France and Romania at Stade de France, in Saint-Denis, north of Paris. (AFP)

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Dancers perform during the opening ceremony. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Dancers perform during the opening ceremony. (AFP)

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Dancers perform during the opening ceremony. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Dancers perform during the opening ceremony. (AFP)

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Dancer perform during the opening ceremony of the Euro 2016 group A football match between France and Romania at Stade de France, in Saint-Denis, north of Paris. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Dancer perform during the opening ceremony of the Euro 2016 group A football match between France and Romania at Stade de France, in Saint-Denis, north of Paris. (AFP)

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French DJ David Guetta is seen on giant screens during the opening ceremony in the soccer fan zone near the Eiffel Tower. (AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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French DJ David Guetta is seen on giant screens during the opening ceremony in the soccer fan zone near the Eiffel Tower. (AP)

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An artist performs during the opening ceremony. (AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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An artist performs during the opening ceremony. (AP)

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A man and a woman supporting France kiss prior to the Euro 2016 group A football match between France and Romania at Stade de France, in Saint-Denis. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A man and a woman supporting France kiss prior to the Euro 2016 group A football match between France and Romania at Stade de France, in Saint-Denis. (AFP)

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An artist performs during the opening ceremony of the Euro 2016 championship, prior to the Group A soccer match between France and Romania. (AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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An artist performs during the opening ceremony of the Euro 2016 championship, prior to the Group A soccer match between France and Romania. (AP)

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Dancers perform during the opening ceremony. (AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Dancers perform during the opening ceremony. (AP)

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Security was tight at the Stade de France and fans had been urged to arrive early to have time to go through a double security perimeter. (REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Security was tight at the Stade de France and fans had been urged to arrive early to have time to go through a double security perimeter. (REUTERS)

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There were only cheers inside the stadium, however, as Payet wrapped up the three points following Olivier Giroud’s headed opening goal for the hosts just before the hour that was cancelled out by Bogdan Stancu’s penalty eight minutes later. (REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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There were only cheers inside the stadium, however, as Payet wrapped up the three points following Olivier Giroud’s headed opening goal for the hosts just before the hour that was cancelled out by Bogdan Stancu’s penalty eight minutes later. (REUTERS)

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This picture taken on June 9, 2016 from the Montparnasse tower shows the opening concert of the Paris fan zone on the Champs de Mars one day before the start of the Euro 2016 football championship, in Paris. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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This picture taken on June 9, 2016 from the Montparnasse tower shows the opening concert of the Paris fan zone on the Champs de Mars one day before the start of the Euro 2016 football championship, in Paris. (AFP)

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