Eurovision 2018: The provisional timeline: All Aboard

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 21,569 views

Thunder and lightning it’s getting exciting! The Eurovision 2018 ship has set sail and is scheduled to reach its destination next May, when it arrives in Lisbon. So get ready as we’re about to embark on a magnificent journey: All Aboard!

RTP, the Portuguese national broadcaster is in full steam, working round the clock organizing and preparing for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. The 2018 Eurovision host broadcaster has already revealed many a thing regarding next year’s songfest and will be disclosing more details in the coming weeks.

A total of 43 countries will be partaking in Lisbon’s Eurovision edition. Lisbon and Portugal will be hosting be the Eurovision Song Contest for the very first time.

ESCToday brings you a provisional timeline for the 2018 Eurovision events.

Eurovision 2018 timeline

  • 04/05/2018 – Eurovision Village opening
  • 05/05/2018- OGAE Euro Fan Cafe opening
  • 06/05/2018- Euroclub opening
  • 06/05/2018 – Blue Carpet ceremony at MAAT 
  • 06/05/2018 – Welcome reception/Opening ceremony 
  • 07/05/2018 – Semi-final 1 – Jury show
  • 08/05/2018 – Semi-final 1 – Family show
  • 08/05/2018 – Semi-final 1 – Live broadcast
  • 08/05/2018- Afterparty (Semi-final 1)
  • 09/05/2018 – Semi-final 2 – Jury show
  • 10/05/2018 – Semi-final 2 – Family show
  • 10/05/2018-  Afterparty (Semi-final 2)
  • 10/05/2018 – Semi-final 2 – Live broadcast
  • 11/05/2018 – Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final – Jury final
  • 12/05/2018 – Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final – Family show
  • 12/05/2018 – Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final – Live broadcast
  • 12/05/2018- Afterparty (Grand Final)

The 2018 Eurovision Song Contest is scheduled to be held on 8, 10 and 12 May at the Altice Arena in Lisbon, Portugal.

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