LISBON – After a memorable victory for Salvador Sobral with “Amar pelos dois” at Eurovision 2017 in Kiev, Portugal now have the enviable task of hosting Eurovision 2018 and RTP have confirmed that the event will take place in Lisbon.
The actual location still remains to be chosen and any mention of possible venues is just rumour for now. Portugal has hosted some International events in recent years, so some of the infrastructure is already in place to make for a fantastic few weeks of Eurovision.
The dates also remain to be announced although it’s likely to be at a similar time next May, as it was this year. At the winners press conference, the EBU openly offered full support to RTP in ensuring a smooth and effective hosting for next year and it’s unlikely that any issues which arose this year will be repeated.
One thing so far is clear, Eurovision 2018 will take place in Lisbon, capital of Portugal.