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Eurovision 2016: Rehearsal Schedule Released


Eurovision badgesEurovision 2016 – SVT, this year’s host TV broadcaster, has finally released this year’s rehearsal schedule. Finland is first to rehearse at 10.00am (CET) on Monday 2nd May 2016. Rehearsals run all the way until 14:55 (CET) on Sunday 8th May when the United Kingdom rounds things off before the red carpet opening event.

The first rehearsal by any country will held be behind closed doors, with only a snippet video released afterwards by Eurovision.tv. Journalists in the press centre will be able to watch on screens and report verbally how it looks.

Here’s the running order and times:

Monday 2nd May

  • 10:00 – Finland (1st rehearsal)
  • 10:40 – Greece (1st rehearsal)
  • 11:20 – Moldova (1st rehearsal)
  • 12:00 – Hungary (1st rehearsal)
  • 12:40 – Break
  • 13:40 – Croatia (1st rehearsal)
  • 14:20 – The Netherlands (1st rehearsal)
  • 15:00 – Armenia (1st rehearsal)
  • 15:40 – Break
  • 16:00 – San Marino (1st rehearsal)
  • 16:40 – Russia (1st rehearsal)

Tuesday 3rd May

  • 10:00 – Czech Republic (1st rehearsal)
  • 10:40 – Cyprus (1st rehearsal)
  • 11:20 – Austria (1st rehearsal)
  • 12:00 – Estonia (1st rehearsal)
  • 12:40 – Break
  • 13:40 – Azerbaijan (1st rehearsal)
  • 14:20 – Montenegro (1st rehearsal)
  • 15:00 – Iceland (1st rehearsal)
  • 15:40 – Break
  • 16:00 – Bosnia & Herzegovina (1st rehearsal)
  • 16:40 – Malta (1st rehearsal)
  • 17:20 – Sweden (1st rehearsal)

Wednesday 4th May

  • 10:00 – Latvia (1st rehearsal)
  • 10:40 – Poland (1st rehearsal)
  • 11:20 – Switzerland (1st rehearsal)
  • 12:00 – Israel (1st rehearsal)
  • 12:40 – Break
  • 13:40 – Belarus (1st rehearsal)
  • 14:20 – Serbia (1st rehearsal)
  • 15:00 – Ireland (1st rehearsal)
  • 15:40 – Break
  • 16:00 – Macedonia (1st rehearsal)
  • 16:40 – Lithuania (1st rehearsal)
  • 17:20 – Australia (1st rehearsal)

Thursday 5th May

  • 10:00 – Slovenia (1st rehearsal)
  • 10:40 – Romania (1st rehearsal)
  • 11:20 – Bulgaria (1st rehearsal)
  • 12:00 – Denmark (1st rehearsal)
  • 12:40 – Break
  • 13:40 – Ukraine (1st rehearsal)
  • 14:20 – Norway (1st rehearsal)
  • 15:00 – Georgia (1st rehearsal)
  • 15:40 – Break
  • 16:00 – Albania (1st rehearsal)
  • 16:40 – Belgium (1st rehearsal)

Friday 6th May

  • 09:00 – Finland (2nd rehearsal)
  • 09:25 – Greece (2nd rehearsal)
  • 09:50 – Moldova (2nd rehearsal)
  • 10:15 – Hungary (2nd rehearsal)
  • 10:40 – Croatia (2nd rehearsal)
  • 11:05 – The Netherlands (2nd rehearsal)
  • 11:30 – Break
  • 12:30 – Armenia (2nd rehearsal)
  • 12:55 – San Marino (2nd rehearsal)
  • 13:20 – Russia (2nd rehearsal)
  • 13:45 – Czech Republic (2nd rehearsal)
  • 14:10 – Cyprus (2nd rehearsal)
  • 14:35 – Austria (2nd rehearsal)
  • 15:00 – Break
  • 15:20 – Estonia (2nd rehearsal)
  • 15:45 – Azerbaijan (2nd rehearsal)
  • 16:10 – Montenegro (2nd rehearsal)
  • 16:35 – Iceland (2nd rehearsal)
  • 17:00 – Bosnia & Herzegovina (2nd rehearsal)
  • 17:25 – Malta (2nd rehearsal)
  • 17:50 – Break
  • 18:55 – France (1st rehearsal)
  • 19:35 – Spain (1st rehearsal)

Saturday 7th May

  • 09:50 – Germany (1st rehearsal)
  • 10:30 – Italy (1st rehearsal)
  • 11:10 – United Kingdom (1st rehearsal)
  • 11:50 – Break
  • 12:45 – Latvia (2nd rehearsal)
  • 13:10 – Poland (2nd rehearsal)
  • 13:35 – Switzerland (2nd rehearsal)
  • 14:00 – Israel (2nd rehearsal)
  • 14:25 – Belarus (2nd rehearsal)
  • 14:50 – Serbia (2nd rehearsal)
  • 15:15 – Break
  • 15:25 – Ireland (2nd rehearsal)
  • 15:50 – Macedonia (2nd rehearsal)
  • 16:15 – Lithuania (2nd rehearsal)
  • 16:40 – Australia (2nd rehearsal)
  • 17:05 – Slovenia (2nd rehearsal)
  • 17:30 – Romania (2nd rehearsal)
  • 17:55 – Break
  • 18:55 – Bulgaria (2nd rehearsal)
  • 19:20 – Denmark (2nd rehearsal)
  • 19:45 – Ukraine (2nd rehearsal)
  • 20:10 – Norway (2nd rehearsal)
  • 20:35 – Georgia (2nd rehearsal)
  • 21:00 – Albania (2nd rehearsal)
  • 21:25 – Belgium (2nd rehearsal)

Sunday 8th May

  • 12:30 – Sweden (2nd rehearsal)
  • 12:55 – Spain (2nd rehearsal)
  • 13:20 – France (2nd rehearsal)
  • 13:45 – Break
  • 14:05 – Germany (2nd rehearsal)
  • 14:30 – Italy (2nd rehearsal)
  • 14:55 – United Kingdom (2nd rehearsal)

5 comments on “Eurovision 2016: Rehearsal Schedule Released

  1. I always watch rehearsals :)
    Great news❤️

  2. There are some entries in particular I’m very curious watching them live. France and Greece among others.

  3. Good luck , everyone! :)

  4. With 43 entries X 2 rehearsals + dress rehearsals dedicated eurofans have a lot of work ahead of them :P

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