Lisbon Bound: Second rehearsals with Portugal, the United Kingdom and Spain

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Good morning Eurovision people! The 8th day of live coverage from Lisbon has arrived, which sees the closure of the second rehearsals, with the ones from the host country Portugal, as well as the “Big 5” United Kingdom, Spain, Germany, Italy and France. 

Following the last second rehearsals, the Opening Ceremony of the 63rd Eurovision Song Contest is all set to take place at 18:00 CEST at the MAAT Museum Lisboa. What does that mean? The Eurovision Week will be well and truly underway from tomorrow!

The automatic qualifiers of the Grand Final on 12 May, are going to rehearse again in order to make any necessary changes in their performances, in the hope of a successful Eurovision result. Will they finally make it?

Kicking off today’s set of rehearsals are Portugal, the United Kingdom and Spain.


The winner of Festival da Canção 2018Cláudia Pascoal is honoured to represent the Portuguese nation on home soil for the first time. Onstage, she is joined by the composer of her Eurovision entry O jardim, Isaura. Here is her second rehearsal’s footage, provided by

Exclusive second rehearsal video of Portugal 2018

United Kingdom

SuRie is back on stage for her second rehearsal. Can she bring the United Kingdom back to left side of the scoreboard in 2018? Check out the footage from her rehearsal (©

Exclusive second rehearsal video of United Kingdom 2018


The young love couple of Spain, Alfred and Amaia have just finished their second rehearsal, with major changes in their clothing. Which are your impressions (©

Exclusive second rehearsal video of Spain 2018