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Eurovision Song Contest 2018

Lisbon, Portugal
05-12 May 2018

The Eurovision Song Contest 2018 will take place at the Altice Arena in the Portuguese capital Lisbon following Salvador Sobral's victorious rendition of the song Amar  Pelos Dois at last year's edition in Kiev. The contest will consist of  consist of two semi-finals on 8 and 10 May and a final on 12 May 2018.

Forty two countries will participate in the contest, and Russia will return after their absence from the previous edition. For the first time since 2011, no country will be withdrawing from the contest.


Eurovision and RTP will team up to deliver exclusive content from the ESC from May 6 until May 12. The material will be available on the Eurovision News Exchange as well as via World Feed and World Link


EUROVISION Special Events and EURORADIO in close cooperation with Host RTP  will offer the following facilities at the Altice Arena Press Centre from May 5 until the last feed on May 12:


  • Exclusive Interior Stand up position for Live programme inserts with a view of the stage. Restrictions may apply to non rightsholders. Accreditation required.
  • Standup position for Live programme inserts with a view of the press centre. Accessible with P Press accreditation.
  • Ad hoc live stand ups with IP solution connected to the Eurovision Network (red carpet ceremony, Fan zones)
  • Multi format Playout
  • Workspaces are NOT being offered. Shared space available at the press centre on a first come first served basis,
  • Possibility to record HB signal during semis and final for rightsholders only
  • Connectivity to the Eurovision Global Network
  • Do contact us with your tailored and special radio and TV requests and we will do everything to make them happen
EURORADIO interview rooms and  and radioconnectivity from inside the press centre from May 6-12


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