Eurovision 2016 Ticket Sale: When, How, Where and How Much?

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Tomorrow at 10:00 CET the first ticket sale for the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 will begin, and tickets are expected to be sold within minutes. Here is all you need to know regarding buying tickets for the Eurovision Song Contest.


The host broadcaster is responsible for providing a ticket office that will take care of selling the tickets. In 2013, SVT chose, DR went for in 2014 and this year it was who provided the tickets to the contest in Vienna. The official ticket office for the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest is and fans are encouraged to get their tickets only from the official site.


Starting at 9:30 users could join the ‘waiting room’ and stand in the virtual line. As ticket sale begins at 10:00, users will start getting access to the ticket sale and be able to choose tickets from the available ones and checkout. It is also possible to buy tickets from Globen’s ticket office or to call the AXS call center  at +46-77-1310000


No official layout was published regarding the placing of the stage inside the arena as well as the blocked sections that are behind it. Here is a general map of the Ericsson Globe Arena, which will host the contest:



Preliminary ticket prices were announced. They vary between the different shows and categories. No information was released about parquet ticket sale, at this stage they are probably reserved to the various OGAE fans.

Table Key:

  • A = Category A (A1-A30)
  • B1 = Category B Longside (B5-B12, B20-B27)
  • B2 = Category B Shortside (B2, B4, B13, B15, B17, B19, B28, B30)
  • B3 = Category B Upper Shortside (B1, B3, B14, B16, B18, B29)
  • B4 = Category B Upper Shortside rows 21-22 (B1, B3, B14, B16, B18, B29)
  • C = Category C (C5-C13, C20-C28)

Prices are as the following (in SEK):

Show Date and Time A B1 B2 B3 B4 C
Semifinal 1 – Jury 09/05/2016 21:00 475 320 215 170 120
Semifinal 1 – Family 10/05/2016 15:00 475 320 215 170 120
Semifinal 1 – Live 10/05/2016 21:00 1370 1055 850 535 320
Semifinal 2 – Jury 11/05/2016 21:00 475 320 215 170 120
Semifinal 2 – Family 12/05/2016 15:00 475 320 215 170 120
Semifinal 2 – Live 12/05/2016 21:00 1370 1055 850 535 320
Grand Final – Jury 13/05/2016 21:00 1370 1055 850 535 320
Grand Final – Family 14/05/2016 13:00 850 535 430 320 215
Grand Final – Live 14/05/2016 21:00 2670 2370 1825 1055 535


It is only the first wave of tickets. More tickets will go on sale with the next wave expected to the beginning of January 2016.

Stay tuned to for more updates regarding ticket sales to the Eurovision Song Contest 2016.

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