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Spain 2018: Amaia & Alfred draw
Alfred & Amaia from Spain will perform in the first half of the final
RUNNING ORDER

Big-5 draw: Which half of the final?

The Big-5 countries (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and United Kingdom) have made a draw for which half of the Grand Final they will perform in

Each of the Big-5 countries (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and United Kingdom) made a draw in which half of the Grand Final they will perform in.

Based on the draw, the producers of Eurovision will decide the running order in the Grand Final. The running order will be decided and announced shortly after Thursday's Semi-final 2, by the producer and broadcaster, RTP, and approved by EBU.

After the semi-finals have finished on Tuesday and Thursday, the qualifiers will make a draw to decide in which half of the Grand Final they will participate in. It has already been decided via draw that Portugal will perform as number 8 in the Grand Final.

Eurovision Song Contest 2018

The 63rd Eurovision Song Contest takes place on 8, 10 and 12 May 2018. The contest is hosted by Lisbon, Portugal, and produced by the Portuguese broadcaster RTP.

  • Place: Altice Arena, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Participants: 43
  • Semi-final 1: 8 May 2018 – 19 participants: The 10 songs with highest points qualified to the Grand Final
  • Semi-final 2: 10 May 2018 – 18 participants: The 10 songs with highest points qualified to the Grand Final
  • Grand Final: 12 May 2018. 26 participants: Portugal (host), Big-5 (Germany, Spain, France, Italy and United Kingdom), 10 best from Semi-Final 1, 10 best from Semi-Final 2



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