Sharon Stone
Actress Sharon Stone arrives for the screening of the film "Behind the Candelabra" in competition during the 66th Cannes Film FestivalReuters

It's celebrity galore at the ongoing 66th Cannes Film Festival with actresses and models from across the globe walking the red carpet in stunning and glamorous designer outfits.

The Cannes Film Festival 2013 started on 15 May with the screening of Baz Luhrmann's film, "The Great Gatsby", a 3D romantic film which is an adaptation of F Scot Fitzgerald's novel with the same name, and will conclude on 26 May.

Actress Sharon Stone arrives for the screening of the film
Actress Sharon Stone arrives for the screening of the film "Behind the Candelabra" in competition during the 66th Cannes Film Festival

Celebrities like Sharon Stone, Aishwarya Rai, Kylie Minogue, Petra Nemcova, Elsa Zylberstein, Barbara Palvin, Alessandra Ambrosio, Irina Shayk, Milla Jovovich, Selita Ebanks, Hofit Golan, Nicole Kidman, Jessica Biel and several others have walked the red carpet.

Indian actress Aishwarya Rai arrives for the screening of the film
Indian actress Aishwarya Rai arrives for the screening of the film "Inside Llewyn Davis" in competition during the 66th Cannes Film Festival

There are 19 films in the competition for the top prize, the Palme d'Or. The films are - "A Chateau in Italy", "Inside Llewyn Davis", "Michael Kohlhaas", "Jimmy P. (Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian)", "Heli", "The Past", "The Immigrant", "Grigris", "A Touch of Sin", "Like Father, Like Son", "The Life of Adele", "Shield of Straw", "Young and Pretty", "Nebraska", "Venus in Fur", "Behind the Candelabra", "The Great Beauty, "Borgman", and "Only God Forgives".

Jury member actress Nicole Kidman arrives for the screening of the film
Jury member actress Nicole Kidman arrives for the screening of the film "Inside Llewyn Davis" in competition during the 66th Cannes Film Festival

The prestigious Palme d'Or award will be announced at the festival presided over by American director Steven Spielberg and hosted by French actress Audrey Tautou.

Actress Elsa Zylberstein arrives for the screening of the film
Actress Elsa Zylberstein arrives for the screening of the film "Only God Forgives" in competition during the 66th Cannes Film Festival

The jury includes Nicole Kidman, Christoph Waltz, Bollywood actress Vidya Balan, Danish director Thomas Vinterberg, French actress Ludivine Sagnier, Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi, Japanese director Naomi Kawase, Scottish director Lynne Ramsay, French actor-director Daniel Auteuil and Romanian director Cristian Mungiu.

Model Petra Nemcova arrives for the screening of the film
Model Petra Nemcova arrives for the screening of the film "All is Lost" during the 66th Cannes Film Festival
Model Barbara Palvin arrives for the screening of the film
Model Barbara Palvin arrives for the screening of the film "All is Lost" during the 66th Cannes Film Festival
Model Alessandra Ambrosio arrives for the screening of the film
Model Alessandra Ambrosio arrives for the screening of the film "All is Lost" during the 66th Cannes Film Festival
Model Irina Shayk arrives for the screening of the film
Model Irina Shayk arrives for the screening of the film "All is Lost" during the 66th Cannes Film Festival
Singer Kylie Minogue arrives for the screening of the film
Singer Kylie Minogue arrives for the screening of the film "La grande bellezza" in competition during the 66th Cannes Film Festival
Model Petra Nemcova arrives for the screening of the film
Model Petra Nemcova arrives for the screening of the film "Behind the Candelabra" in competition during the 66th Cannes Film Festival
Actress Rosario Dawson arrives for the screening of the film
Actress Rosario Dawson arrives for the screening of the film "Wara No Tate" in competition during the 66th Cannes Film Festival
Cast member Nanako Matsushima arrives for the screening of the film
Cast member Nanako Matsushima arrives for the screening of the film "Wara No Tate" in competition during the 66th Cannes Film Festival
Model Selita Ebanks arrives for the screening of the film
Model Selita Ebanks arrives for the screening of the film "Blood Ties" during the 66th Cannes Film Festival
Cast member Marion Cotillard arrives for the screening of the film
Cast member Marion Cotillard arrives for the screening of the film "Blood Ties" during the 66th Cannes Film Festival
Actress and model Hofit Golan arrives for the screening of the film
Actress and model Hofit Golan arrives for the screening of the film "Inside Llewyn Davis" in competition during the 66th Cannes Film Festival
Singer Cheryl Cole arrives for the screening of the film 'Jimmy P.' in competition at the 66th Cannes Film Festival
Singer Cheryl Cole arrives for the screening of the film 'Jimmy P.' in competition at the 66th Cannes Film Festival
Model Jessica Miller poses on the red carpet as she arrives for the screening of the film 'Jimmy P.' in competition at the 66th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes
Model Jessica Miller poses on the red carpet as she arrives for the screening of the film 'Jimmy P.' in competition at the 66th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes
Actress Jennifer Lawrence poses on the red carpet as she arrives for the screening of the film 'Jimmy P.' in competition at the 66th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes
Actress Jennifer Lawrence poses on the red carpet as she arrives for the screening of the film 'Jimmy P.' in competition at the 66th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes
Actress Eva Longoria poses on the red carpet for the screening of the film 'Le Passe' in competition during the 66th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes
Actress Eva Longoria poses on the red carpet for the screening of the film 'Le Passe' in competition during the 66th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes
Actress Emma Watson poses on the red carpet as she arrives for the screening of the film 'The Bling Ring' in competition in
Actress Emma Watson poses on the red carpet as she arrives for the screening of the film 'The Bling Ring' in competition in "Un certain Regard" selection during the 66th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes