Ahead of the Blue Carpet and the Opening Ceremony of the 63rd Eurovision Song Contest, the automatic qualifiers of the Grand Final (host country Portugal and the “Big 5” had their second rehearsals today in the morning, as well as each delegation gave a special press conference.
At the end of each press conference, it was determined in which half of the Grand Final each of the Big 5 countries will perform. When it comes to the host country Portugal, it has already been decided that it is going to be the 8th entry to grace the stage of the Altice Arena on Saturday.
The results are:
- United Kingdom: 1st half
- Spain: 1st half
- Germany: 1st half
- France: 1st half
- Italy: 2nd half
Thus, all of the Big 5 countries (except from Italy) are joining Portugal in the first half of the Grand Final.