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Belarus 2018: First rehearsal
Belarus' Alekseev at his first rehearsal (Photo: Andres Putting/EBU)
REHEARSALS

Lisbon 2018: Rehearsal Schedule

14 days of rehearsals and shows. See the complete schedule for the rehearsals and shows at Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon

Eurovision Song Contest 2018 is just around the corner, and the countries' rehearsals on stage start on Sunday 29 April.

1st rehearsals (30 minutes)

Before the 1st rehearsal each country gets instructions on safety, the dressing room area is presented, and there will be an In-Ear Monitoring Rehearsal backstage.

After the 1st rehearsal each delegation go to the Viewing Room, to see the recording of the rehearsal. Here any changes on visuals, camera work, choreography, etc. will be discussed. After this, there will be a Makeup Consultation, and the Press Meet & Greet takes place.

2nd rehearsals (20 minutes)

After the 2nd rehearsal each delegation go to the Viewing Room again to see the result. Small adjustments can be made. After this, each delegation will hold a Press Conference.

All times in CEST
(Central European Summer Time)

Sunday 29 April 2018

Semi-final 1 (1st half), 1st Rehearsal
1st Rehearsal
Azerbaijan11:00 - 11:30
Iceland11:40 - 12:10
Albania12:20 - 12:50
Belgium13:00 - 13:30
Czech Republic14:40 - 15:10
Lithuania15:20 - 15:50
Israel16:00 - 16:30
Belarus17:00 - 17:30
Estonia17:40 - 18:10
Bulgaria18:20 - 18:50
Rehearsals: Opening & Interval Acts20:00 - 22:00
Lighting & Video Programming22:00 - 01:00

Monday 30 April 2018

Semi-final 1 (2nd half) 1st Rehearsal
1st Rehearsal
FYR Macedonia11:00 - 11:30
Croatia11:40 - 12:10
Austria12:20 - 12:50
Greece13:00 - 13:30
Finland14:40 - 15:10
Armenia15:20 - 15:50
Switzerland16:00 - 16:30
Ireland17:00 - 17:30
Cyprus17:40 - 18:10
Rehearsals: Voting Semi-finals19:20 - 22:00
Lighting & Video Programming22:00 - 01:00

Tuesday 1 May 2018

Semi-final 2 (1st half), 1st Rehearsal
1st Rehearsal
Norway11:00 - 11:30
Romania11:40 - 12:10
Serbia12:20 - 12:50
San Marino13:00 - 13:30
Denmark14:40 - 15:10
Russia15:20 - 15:50
Moldova16:00 - 16:30
Netherlands17:00 - 17:30
Australia17:40 - 18:10
Rehearsals: Final opening + Flagparade (stand ins)19:10 - 22:00
Lighting & Video Programming22:00 - 01:00

Wednesday 2 May 2018

Semi-final 2 (2nd half), 1st Rehearsal
1st Rehearsal
Georgia11:00 - 11:30
Poland11:40 - 12:10
Malta12:20 - 12:50
Hungary13:00 - 13:30
Latvia14:40 - 15:10
Sweden15:20 - 15:50
Montenegro16:00 - 16:30
Slovenia17:00 - 17:30
Ukraine17:40 - 18:10
Rehearsals: Winner's walk + Prize Ceremony (stand ins)19:10 - 22:00
Lighting & Video Programming22:00 - 01:00

Thursday 3 May 2018

Semi-final 1, 2nd Rehearsal
2nd Rehearsal
Azerbaijan11:00 - 11:20
Iceland11:25 - 11:45
Albania11:50 - 12:10
Belgium12:15 - 12:35
Czech Republic12:40 - 13:00
Lithuania14:05 - 14:25
Israel14:30 - 14:50
Belarus14:55 - 15:15
Estonia15:20 - 15:40
Bulgaria15:45 - 16:05
FYR Macedonia16:30 - 16:50
Croatia16:55 - 17:15
Austria17:20 - 17:40
Greece17:45 - 18:05
Finland18:10 - 18:30
Rehearsals: Interval Act 219:30 - 22:00
Lighting & Video Programming22:00 - 01:00

Friday 4 May 2018

Semi-finals, 2nd Rehearsal. Big-5 + Portugal, 1st Rehearsal
2nd Rehearsal
Armenia11:00 - 11:20
Switzerland11:25 - 11:45
Ireland11:50 - 12:10
Cyprus12:15 - 12:35
Norway12:40 - 13:00
Romania14:05 - 14:25
Serbia14:30 - 14:50
San Marino14:55 - 15:15
Denmark15:20 - 15:40
1st Rehearsal
Portugal16:05 - 16:35
United Kingdom16:40 - 17:10
Spain17:15 - 17:45
Germany17:50 - 18:20
Italy19:25 - 19:55
France20:00 - 20:30
Rehearsals: Winner's walk (stand in)20:30 - 21:30
Lighting & Video Programming22:00 - 01:00

Saturday 5 May 2018

Semi-final 2, 2nd Rehearsal
2nd Rehearsal
Russia11:00 - 11:20
Moldova11:25 - 11:45
Netherlands11:50 - 12:10
Australia12:15 - 12:35
Georgia12:40 - 13:00
Poland13:05 - 13:25
Malta13:30 - 13:50
Hungary15:00 - 15:20
Latvia15:25 - 15:45
Sweden15:50 - 16:10
Montenegro16:15 - 16:35
Slovenia17:00 - 17:20
Ukraine17:25 - 17:45

Sunday 6 May 2018

Big-5 + Portugal, 2nd Rehearsal
2nd Rehearsal
Portugal11:00 - 11:20
United Kingdom11:25 - 11:45
Spain11:50 - 12:10
Germany12:15 - 12:35
France12:40 - 13:00
Italy13:05 - 13:25
Opening Ceremony17:00

Monday 7 May 2018

Semi-final 1, rehearsals
Viewing Camera crew Semi 111:00 - 14:00
Semi-final 1 Dress Rehearsal 115:00 - 17:25
Pre-show20:00 - 21:00
Semi-final 1 Jury Rehearsal21:00 - 23:10

Tuesday 8 May 2018

Semi-final 1
Viewing Camera crew Jury Rehearsal11:30 - 13:30
Semi-final 1 Dress Rehearsal 315:00 - 17:10
Viewing Camera crew Dress Rehearsal 317:30 - 19:00
Pre-show20:00 - 21:00
Semi-final 1 LIVE21:00 - 23:10
Press Conference 10 qualifiers23:30 - 00:10

Wednesday 9 May 2018

Semi-final 2 rehearsals
Viewing Camera crew Semi 211:00 - 13:00
Semi-final 2 Dress Rehearsal 115:00 - 17:25
EBU & RTP Press Conference17:00 - 17:20
Junior Eurovision Press Conference17:30 - 17:50
Pre-show20:00 - 21:00
Semi-final 2 Jury Rehearsal21:00 - 23:10

Thursday 10 May 2018

Semi-final 2
Viewing Camera crew Jury Rehearsal11:30 - 13:30
Semi-final 1 Dress Rehearsal 315:00 - 17:10
Viewing Camera crew Dress Rehearsal 317:30 - 19:00
Pre-show20:00 - 21:00
Semi-final 2 LIVE21:00 - 23:10
Press Conference 10 qualifiers23:30 - 00:10
Grand Final running order announcementTBA

Friday 11 May 2018

Grand Final rehearsal
Rehearsal: Opening Grand Final - all finalists11:30 - 13:00
Grand Final Dress Rehearsal 114:00 - 17:00
Viewing Camera crew Dress Rehearsal 117:00 - 19:00
Joint Press Conference: Big-5 and Portugal17:20 - 18:00
Pre-show20:00 - 21:00
Grand Final Jury Rehearsal21:00 - 00:30

Saturday 12 May 2018

Grand Final
Viewing Camera crew Jury Rehearsal10:30 - 11:30
Grand Final Dress Rehearsal 313:30 - 17:15
Viewing Camera crew Dress Rehearsal 317:30 - 19:00
Pre-show20:00 - 21:00
Grand Final21:00 - 00:30
Winners' Press ConferenceTBA
All times in CEST
(Central European Summer Time)



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