The full rehearsal schedule of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest has now been published on the official Eurovision website Eurovision.tv. You can find the full schedule here and all times mentioned are in Central European Time (CET).
All 40 countries will have 30 minutes on their first rehearsals. This will begin on Monday 11th May under the confirmed running order, starting with the first half of the First Semi-Final then the second half on Tuesday. The first half of the Second Semi-Final gets under way on Wednesday, with the second half on Thursday. All 4 days start at 12:00, with the Press Meet & Greet section starting later at 14:25.
The Big 5 countries, plus hosts Austria and guest country Australia, will have their first rehearsals on Sunday, 17th May at a much earlier time of 9:40 starting with Italy. Their Press Meet & Greets begin at 12:05.
Second rehearsals for all 40 countries will be shorter at 20 minutes. This starts on Friday 15th May at 10:20 with all 16 countries from the First Semi-Final and Saturday for all 17 countries from the Second Semi-Final. Press conferences will begin at 11:20. Austria, Australia and the Big 5 countries will have their 2nd rehearsals on Wednesday 20th May, starting at 10:00 with the press conferences at 11:00.
Dress rehearsals for the First Semi-Final begin on Monday 18th May, with the first one at 15:00. Jury performances will take place during the 2nd dress rehearsal later at 21:00 and the third on Tuesday at 15:00. Second Semi-Finalists will have theirs on Wednesday, with the third the day after.
Under the full confirmed running order, which will be announced later after the Second Semi-Final, dress rehearsals for the Grand Final will be on Friday 22nd May, with the first on 14:00 and the jury performances on the second at 21:00. The third will be on Saturday at 13:00.