How to follow Eurovision from the Internet and vote for your favorite song

How to follow Eurovision from the Internet and vote for your favorite song

If you are a Eurofan and want to follow the final Eurovision gala online , there are many options for you to enjoy the festival. In addition, the procedure to vote for your favorite song is simple and can be done through a mobile app.

How to follow Eurovision from the Internet

The easiest way to follow the final gala of Eurovision 2018 online is through the YouTube channel of the official channel. Tonight, from 9:00 p.m. (Peninsular Spanish time) you will be able to see all the performances and the presentations of the presenters from the Lisbon stage.

The TVE website will also broadcast the event live , at the same time. You will have the option of watching it without narration or with the interventions of the Spanish commentators.

If you want to participate in the conversations on social networks, you can use the hashtags  #Eurovision# Eurovision2018 and  #AllAboard , both on Instagram and on Twitter.

How to vote for your favorite song in the Eurovision 2018 final

When all the performances are over, you will be able to see on the screen the numbers to which you can send an SMS to vote for your favorite song. In total, you can vote for a maximum of 20 songs .

Of course: remember that you cannot vote for Spain if you are in the national territory . And you can only vote if you are in one of the 43 participating countries.

Votes can also be made through the official application (available for Android, iOS and Windows Phone). Once you have installed it on your device, you only have to access the specific voting section, which will be activated at the end of the gala.

eurovision app

If you vote through the app, you will also receive a surprise thank you message prepared by each participating country.

The final results depend 50% on the popular vote and 50% on the professional jury chosen in each country.

Real-time votes to illuminate Lisbon

Another quite striking feature of the app is OSRAM Light Voting, a system that allows you to make your own ratings after each song. During performances, you can indicate the personal score you give the artist, and each score is assigned a color .

According to the statistics of the users of the app, several monuments and iconic buildings of Lisbon will be illuminated live with the colors associated with that score.

eurovision app OSRAM Light Voting

This system is not tied to the final official votes , but you can use it to have fun with your friends and keep track of your favorite songs. This will make it easier for you to decide if you want to send an official vote at the end.