The rehearsals of the Eurovision Song Contest will begin on May 20th and they will last 4 days, as usual.
On Friday May 24th at 14:00 CET the first dress-rehearsal without the audience and voting will be held. At 20:00 CET another dress-rehearsal will take place.
On Saturday May 25th at 13:00 CET the final (third) dress-rehearsal will be held. At 21:00 CET the Eurovision Song Contest 2002 will take place, broadcasted for more than 120.000.000 people.