The stage for Eurovision 2018 is inspired by Portugal’s maritime past
Whether you like the event or not. The stage design is stunning. And this year there wont be any LED Screen. As Designer Florian Wieder says: This will end up requiring more from each delegation in order to catch the public’s eye
The rich history of the Portuguese as a maritime nation reflects, without any boundaries, all of the values that make the Eurovision Song Contest unique today. Portugal and especially Lisbon are historic melting pots enriched by the impressions of newly discovered cultures that were brought back to the home port. This is mainly due to the Portuguese sailor men, who traveled the seas with courage and outstanding skills of navigation.
The 2018 Eurovision Song Contest will take you on an expedition through many different cultures in Europe and around the world. A journey through the high seas of music that pursues to discover, connect and ultimately unite the nations. Portugal stands for bringing together countries and their cultures.