Lisbon Bound: It’s the 4th day of rehearsals!

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Good morning again people! This midweek sees the fourth day of the preliminary rehearsals for the 63rd Eurovision Song Contest, which will be held in Lisbon next week! A total of 43 acts are being thrown into battle, as they have promised to do their best and make their countries proud!

All aboard… for Portugal!

Following Salvador Sobral’s victory in Kyiv last year, the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest has been set to take place in the Portuguese capital, Lisbon, for the first time ever. The host country is delighted to welcome all the artists, delegations and fans who are arriving there for the contest, whilst yet another great competition is in the making!

Another set of nine countries is going to take the stage for their first rehearsal at the Altice Arena. These countries are going to perform in the second half of the second semi-final evening on 10 May and today complete the first series of rehearsals for the 2018 semi-finalists.

Just a breath away from today’s kick off, let’s have a look at the rehearsing acts and schedule (all hours are in Portugal local time – CEST-1:00):

10 | Georgia

IriaoFor you

  • First rehearsal: 10:00-10:30
  • Meet & Greet: 12:25-12:45

11 | Poland

Gromee feat. Lukas Meijer – Light me up

  • First rehearsal: 10:40-11:10
  • Meet & Greet: 13:10-13:30

12 | Malta


  • First rehearsal: 11:20-11:50
  • Meet & Greet: 13:55-14:15

13 | Hungary

AWS – Viszlát nyár

  • First rehearsal: 12:00-12:30
  • Meet & Greet: 14:40-15:00

14 | Latvia

Laura RizzottoFunny girl

  • First rehearsal: 13:40-14:10
  • Meet & Greet: 16:05-16:25

15 | Sweden

Benjamin IngrossoDance you off

  • First rehearsal: 14:20-14:50
  • Meet & Greet: 16:50-17:10

16 | Montenegro

Vanja RadovanovićInje

  • First rehearsal: 15:00-15:30
  • Meet & Greet: 17:35-17:55

17 | Slovenia

Lea Sirk Hvala, ne!

  • First rehearsal: 16:00-16:30
  • Meet & Greet: 18:25-18:45

18 | Ukraine

MÉLOVINUnder the ladder

  • First rehearsal: 16:40-17:10
  • Meet & Greet: 19:10-19:30

Stay tuned on ESCToday for one more day of rehearsal’s coverage, live from Lisbon. Whose today’s first rehearsal are you looking forward to? Let us know with your vote below!

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