The official website of the Eurovision Song Contest
Lisbon, Portugal
8, 10 & 12 May 2018
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Press

Welcome to the Eurovision Song Contest online press centre. Our press team is fully dedicated to facilitating media professionals in their coverage.

Press alerts

To receive press alerts in your inbox, please sign up for a MyEurovision account, where you can sign up for press alerts. You can unsubscribe at any time through MyEurovision or by clicking the unsubscribe link in each email.

Media inquiries

Before reaching out to us, we invite you to take a look at our Questions & Answers page.
Email: [email protected] Phone: +41 22 7172500 (Monday to Friday from 10:30 to 19:00 CET)
Corporate media inquiries can be sent directly to the EBU Communications team.

Accreditation

The Accreditation Centre at the International Exhibition Centre is open daily from 8:00 until 21:00 until 13 May.
The application window for delegate, press (P) and fan (F) accreditation for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest took place online as from 30 January until 2 April 2017. Continue reading..

Pool access

There are two photographer pools available at the Eurovision Song Contest.
Pool A provides access to a fixed pool position during the live shows, and is only available for a small number of international press/photo agencies, selected by the EBU. For access, please contact [email protected].
Pool B provides access to the stage after each live show, and is only available for one photographer per participating country, selected by the respective Participating Broadcasters. For access, please contact your broadcaster’s Head of Press.
All pool photographers must be accredited to the event.

High-resolution photo downloads

A selection of high-resolution images is available free of charge. These images may only be used by media for editorial purpose. It is mandatory to credit the photographer in accordance with the copyright information provided with each image.

Logo and theme artwork

Media may use the logo and theme artwork in editorial context only, following the guidelines. Commercial use is strictly prohibited, unless explicitly authorised by the EBU. Logo and artwork downloads are available on the Brand page.

Requesting or using video footage

Looking for footage of previous Eurovision Song Contests, or wish to use footage from the live shows, press conferences or side events in news programmes, documentaries or otherwise? Please read the Access Rules. You can also download our guide which explains how to obtain archive footage.
Online media are welcome to embed videos from the official YouTube channel of the Eurovision Song Contest for editorial use when reporting on the Eurovision Song Contest only. Copy for re-use on Youtube and/or on other platforms strictly prohibited.
Use of videos is permitted for TV linear broadcast, but only if the on-screen credit "Eurovision.tv — courtesy of EBU" appears during the whole period of use of the material.