Eurovision 2017 tickets

One month from today, the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 will kick off at the International Exhibition Center in Kyiv with the First Semi-Final. And tomorrow, 10 April, fans will get a new opportunity to purchase tickets for the nine shows — including the Grand Final on 13 May. Ticket prices  range from 8 to 500 Euros. Let’s break it down!

Official ticketing agent Concert.ua has announced that the next batch of tickets will go on sale tomorrow, without specifying a starting hour. This means that fans will have to keep an eye on the website and on social media if they want to purchase tickets for any of the nine shows advertised.

What are the nine Eurovision shows?

Eurovision will consist of nine shows, as follows (all times are local times, that is CET+1 hour):

Three shows that will be broadcast live: Semi-Final 1 (May 9, 22:00), Semi-Final 2 (May 11, 22:00), Grand Final (May 13, 22:00). These are the shows that everyone gets to watch on TV and when televoting comes into play.

Three shows will take place on the evening a day before the respective live shows: Semi-Final 1, second dress rehearsal (May 8, 22.00), Semi-Final 2 second dress rehearsal (May 10, 22.00),  Grand Final second dress rehearsal (May 12, 22:00). They are also known as jury shows. The shows will be recorded but not broadcast live, and the national juries will score the performances. Their votes are combined with the televote the following day.

Three more shows will take place in the afternoon (on the day of the live broadcasts): Semi Final 1 third dress rehearsal (May 9, 16:00), Semi Final 2 third dress rehearsal (May 11, 16:00), Grand Final dress rehearsal (May 13, 14:00). These shows will not be recorded and will not be taken into account by the national juries. However, the participants will perform as usual and the shows are recommended for families, as they are suitable for children thanks to the time of day when they are being staged. They are also known as Family shows.

Eurovision shows schedule (local time)

  • Semi-Final 1 Jury show 8 May 22:00
  • Semi-Final 1 Family show 9 May  16:00
  • Semi-Final 1 Live show 9 May 22:00
  • Semi-Final 2 Jury show 10 May 22:00
  • Semi-Final 2 Family show 11 May  16:00
  • Semi-Final 2 Live show 11 May 22:00
  • Jury Final 12 May 22:00
  • Grand Final Family Show 13 May 14:00
  • Grand Final Live show 13 May 22:00

Tomorrow you will be able to buy tickets to all these shows. Prices will range between 8 Euro standing tickets in the fan zone for family shows to 500 Euro for VIP seats at the Grand Final. See the plan below before making your mind up.

To avoid scammers, you should only buy tickets via the official ticketing agent Concert.ua. Good luck and let us know how you did!

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Photos: concert.ua

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Benny
Benny
5 years ago

@Magistr That’s the problem. Every time I sent them an email, it would bounce back. I have used their online form for the 3rd time. If not, I will just have to phone them directly. Only issue is my skills in Russian and Ukrainian are non existent. I am not sure how much English their employees speak. I am not trying to let this put me down, as I am still going to Ukraine no matter what, but it is just infuriating that no one from that company has contacted me to see if I have had any issues after… Read more »

Magistr
Magistr
5 years ago

Benny, did you try [email protected] ? they said that they solved all problems they had at the start of selling tickets.

Benny
Benny
5 years ago

Concert.ua have the worst customer service! Absolutely appalling. Tried to contact them and they will not answer back to me. Has anyone been having problems having a ‘co.uk’ as every time I try to send an email. An automatic reply comes back and says it is something to do with ‘co.uk’ address. If anyone else has been having issues please let me know. I purchased the ticket on 14th Feb, and still not had tickets. Absolutely appalling! I am sorry for the compliant on this site, but if I have had this terrible service I am sure others have as… Read more »

Indonesian ESC Fan
Indonesian ESC Fan
5 years ago

Because the capacity has been increased before the next sale starts.

Paul
Paul
5 years ago

Does anyone know what time??

Purple Mask
Purple Mask
5 years ago

It would be interesting to hear from anyone who is going to buy tickets in this round.

CRIMEA'S CALLIN'
CRIMEA'S CALLIN'
5 years ago

RUSSLANA, GO HOME!

sole
sole
5 years ago

I miss an article about Ukraine-Russia, that Ingrid lady did nothing recently? What about moving the contest in a tv studio in Berlin? I want something funny like that, to hear what ebu has in mind to scare Ukraine to allow Russia compete, as if that stage build in Kyiv can be abandoned, to move everything in a tv studio. I just want to find out how much imagination ebu has.

sole
sole
5 years ago

Why is Ruslana everywhere and not the actual winner Jamala?

Purple Mask
Purple Mask
5 years ago

Apparently, Burger King Russia (the fast food chain) are trying to bribe Ukraine into allowing Yulia to participate at the contest. Seriously?!…
https://eurovoix.com/2017/04/07/russia-burger-king-offers-pay-1-billion-rubles-ukraine-allow-yulia-compete/

Purple Mask
Purple Mask
5 years ago

Apologies, I only just saw that another commenter had posted the Israel story to another thread.

Purple Mask
Purple Mask
5 years ago

In other news, did anybody else see that Israel was in trouble with the EBU?! It sure came as a surprise to me!
For more info, read here: https://eurovoix.com/2017/04/07/israel-national-broadcaster-ebu/

Tom
Tom
5 years ago

What tickets, if Eurovision in Kiev will not be 🙂

Theo
Theo
5 years ago

Who cares about Ruslana? She’s just a past Eurovision winner… 😐