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Eurovision 2018: Start planning - venues and info revealed!

Heading over to Lisbon in May but not sure what RTP has in store for #YOU? Want to work out where to party the night away or where the special blue carpet ceremony will be taking place? Fear not – all has now been revealed by the Portuguese national broadcaster! The channel has confirmed that this year’s Euroclub will be …

Lisbon: An all female team to host Eurovision 2018

As was speculated for the past few days, four women will indeed host the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon this May. Filomena Cautela, Silvia Alberto, Daniela Ruah, and Catarina Furtado will be the first ones to walk the stage in Altice Arena. Filomena and Silvia already have some Eurovision experience. Filomena was the Green Room presenter in last years …

RTP reveal stage design for Eurovision 2018

Over the past few months the Portuguese national broadcaster RTP has been building up the branding and profile of its first ever Eurovision hosting to expert precision, and today the latest in a line of exciting announcements was dropped, as the Portuguese channel revealed the ideas behind the stage design for Eurovision 2018! The backdrop design carries through the nautical …

Lisbon 2018: All Aboard!

Portuguese national broadcaster, RTP, and the EBU have revealed the logo and the slogan for the next years contest! ALL ABOARD! Next stop: Lisbon! #Eurovision 2018 pic.twitter.com/YrgUPSd5Uk — Eurovision (@Eurovision) November 7, 2017 As you can see the slogan is All Aboard. There is no secret the it represents the sea, the ships and all those species living underwater. Various …

Portugal: More details on Eurovision 2018 revealed next week

Portugal’s national broadcaster RTP, the proud host of Eurovision 2018, are certainly not holding back on preparations for next year’s edition of the competition. The broadcaster has confirmed that more details on what is set to be a special show in 2018 will be revealed next week, on November 7th. RTP will hold a Eurovision press conference at 13:30 Portuguese …

Portugal: Salvador continues Excuse Me tour tonight!

It’s been a whirlwind week for Salvador Sobral, the modest performer who stormed last weekend’s Eurovision Song Contest. Since his triumph many have compared him to being a national hero and he was heralded back to Lisbon by thousands of thankful Portuguese fans at the airport. Now that the dust has settled on the contest and we continue to pick …

Portugal: RTP confirms Lisbon as 2018 host city

Fans of the contest who were around for the bidding process for the 2017 contest, which eventually went to Kyiv, noted that it was a long, drawn-out process, with the host city itself only confirmed in October 2016. Many fans took to social media to complain about the lengthy process leading up to Ukraine’s Eurovision. This year, things couldn’t be …

Alexander Rybak Covers Amar Pelos Dois

The 2009 Eurovision Song Contest winner has provided us with a surprise today. He has covered the 2017 Eurovision winner “Amar Pelos Dois”, and rewritten the lyrics in English. Rybak pays tribute to the first ever Portuguese winner, Salvador Sobral and his sister Louisa who wrote the song. Alexander Rybak won the Eurovision song contest for Norway in 2009 with …

Portugal overtake Italy in betting odds

A massive shift in power over the course of the final rehearsals has seen Portugal become the new favourite to win this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, after Italy dropped to second place. Italy had previously been the overwhelming favourite since the song was confirmed as the Italian entry back in February. Salvador Sobral’s simplistic yet touching performances of “Amar pelos …

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