Eurovision Song Contest 2018

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Eurovision Song Contest 2018
Eurovision Song Contest.svg
Number of entries 7 (to date)
Voting system Each country awards two sets of 12, 10, 8–1 points to their 10 favourite songs: one from their professional jury and the other from televoting.

The Eurovision Song Contest 2018 will be the 63rd edition of the Eurovision Song Contest. It is expected to take place in the winning country of the 2017 contest.

As of 25 March 2017, seven countries have confirmed their intentions to participate in the contest.

Provisional list of participating countries[edit]

The following countries have expressed their provisional interest in participating in the contest:

Other countries[edit]

Eligibility for potential participation in the Eurovision Song Contest requires a national broadcaster with active EBU membership that will be able to broadcast the contest via the Eurovision network. The EBU will issue an invitation of participation in the contest to all fifty-six active members. It is currently unknown whether an invitation will be issued to associate member Australia. Several countries have provisionally confirmed their participation in the contest, while information from the remaining members regarding their participation have not yet been disclosed.[8]

Notes and references[edit]


  1. ^ Sitten, Päivää (28 January 2017). "Osallistu Uuden Musiikin Kilpailun 2018 yleiseen hakuun - haku on helmikuun 2017 osalta päättynyt" [Participate in the general search New Music Competition 2018 - February 2017 with regard to the search is complete]. (in Finnish). Yle. Retrieved 31 January 2017. 
  2. ^ Zappit Team (24 January 2017). "Eurovision 2017 – Διονύσης Τσακνής: "Η Eurovision είναι μια υποχρέωση της ΕΡΤ"" [Eurovision 2017 - Dennis Tsaknis: "Eurovision is an obligation of ERT"] (in Greek). Retrieved 24 January 2017. 
  3. ^ Laufer, Gil (20 March 2017). "Israel preparations for Rising Star for Eurovision 2018 begin". Retrieved 20 March 2017. 
  4. ^ Euan (18 February 2017). "Lithuania Klaipeda to host the final, and changes to next years format". Eurovoix. Retrieved 18 February 2017. 
  5. ^ Hyttebakk, Jon Marius (31 January 2017). "MGP frir til Norges beste komponister" [MGP look to Norway's best composers] (in Norwegian). Retrieved 31 January 2017. 
  6. ^ Deusdado, Daniel (7 March 2017). "Em 2018 temos outro Festival da Canção" [In 2018 we have another Song Festival]. (in Portuguese). ESC Portugal. Retrieved 22 March 2017. 
  7. ^ Granger, Anthony (2017-03-22). "Russia: Regardless Of Host Country, Yulia Will Compete At Eurovision 2018". Eurovoix. Retrieved 2017-03-22. 
  8. ^ "Which countries? GFAQs". EBU. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 

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