RTP, the 2018 Eurovision broadcaster has revealed the venue and location for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest opening ceremony and welcome reception.
The 2018 Eurovision Blue Carpet will be located at the Maat Museum complex in Lisbon’s Belem district on the shores of the Tagus River, whilst the venue for official Opening Ceremony of Eurovision 2018 and Welcome Reception is scheduled to take place at Lisbon’s Museum of Electricity also located in Belem and just a stone throw away from MAAT.
What will happen at each event?
During the carpet event, competing acts at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest will be able to meet and greet their fans and the assembled press. We will be able to admire our favourite acts in their best attire and designer outfits.
At the opening ceremony, the Mayor of Lisbon Mr. Fernando Medina and officials from RTP, the EBU, City of Lisbon and Portugal will officially welcome the 2018 Eurovision participating countries, delegations and artists to Lisbon.
The 2018 Eurovision Song Contest is scheduled to be held on 8, 10 and 12 May at the Altice Arena, in Lisbon, Portugal.