Eurovision 2018 – It has officially been confirmed that Eurovision Song Contest 2018 will take place in Lisbon on 8th, 10th and 12th May 2018. The venue has also been confirmed, unsurprisingly, as the MEO Arena.
Jon Ola Sand, the EBU’s Executive Supervisor for the Eurovision Song Contest, said
“We are very pleased to announce that RTP will be hosting the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon. The City has presented an exemplary proposal, and we look forward to working together to make Portugal’s first ever Eurovision the most exciting one yet. We would like to congratulate RTP on their professional and detailed assessments of all the bids.”
Gonçalo Reis, the CEO of RTP, said
“Hosting Eurovision 2018 is a great opportunity for Portugal, Lisbon, the entertainment industry, and RTP. We look forward to organising an event that will show our creative capabilities.”