Ukraine will open, while Italy ends the party. The producers have now made the running order for Saturday’s final, and EBU’s Reference Group approved it. Some will now be more than satisfied. Others however might struggle to put on a positive attitude.
Based on the draws for first and second half, the actual running order has now been announced. The producers got together immediately after the result of the second semi-final in order to determine the order. They are to go by what they believe will give the best possible final on Saturday. It was afterwards approved, and has just been revealed.
Running order for Eurovision 2018 final
09. United Kingdom
14. Czech Republic
23. The Netherlands
In the video below, show producer Christer Björkman provides some insight on how the running order is decided.