An early Christmas present has come in the form of the announcement that the first wave of Eurovision 2020 tickets will go on sale from 12:00 CET on 12 December 2019.
The running order for the two semi finals for Eurovision 2018 was decided today by the Portuguese host broadcasters RTP. Read on to find out when your nation will sing!
Earlier today Stockholm handed over hosting duties to Kiev and in the ceremony the broadcaster NTU also announced which countries would perform in each of the two semi finals. And which of the big five and host countries would vote in each of the semi finals. Find out where your country will perform below.
As Stockholm gears up to hand the Eurovision reins over to Kiev next week, Ukrainian broadcaster (NTU) and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) have announced that the draw to decide which countries perform in which semi final at Eurovision 2017 will take place next week.
In a surprise result, Georgia’s Nika Kocharov and the Young Georgian Lolitaz qualified from last night’s second semi final with their song ‘Midnight Gold’. The band went through to the Final of Eurovision 2016 ahead of some other strong contenders including Ireland’s Nicky Byrne, Denmark’s Lighthouse X, Agnete from Norway and Ivan from Belarus who fulfilled his dream of performing on stage naked with a wolf (albeit through CGI).
Today, 25th January, saw the draw to determine which countries would take part in each of the Eurovision semi finals in May. Read on to see results:
1. Vienna officially became the host city for Eurovision 2015 this week when the Host City Insignia Exchange took place on Monday 26th at Vienna’s City Hall.
2. Shortly after this ceremony, the semi final draw took place and we now know which countries will compete in which semi finals. For more info read our story here.
3. The host venue Weiner Stadthalle has released official plans for the stage for the Eurovision 2015. It will consist of 1288 individual pillars and measures 44 metres in width, 14.3 metres in height and up to 22 metres in depth. The LED pillars can produce a wide variety of lighting effects as can the 11 metre diameter