Merriments planned to the start of the year, during which this city will be the European Capital of Culture occurred in Liverpool. The festivals in the focal point of Liverpool started with the presentation of ex-Beatles Ringo Starr and the individual from Eurythmics team Dave Stewart. During the night around 600 performing specialists showed up on the stage. Around 30 thousand individuals gathered to tune in to the show. The show turned into the first from the huge number of occasions, by means of which Liverpool will commend its new status. During the weekend in excess of 1300 craftsmen performed in the city.