Eurovision Song Contest 2016
On May 9-14 2016 Stockholm and all our arenas; Ericsson Globe, Tele2 Arena, Annexet and Hovet, will host Eurovision Song Contest, the world’s biggest entertainment broadcast. Main stage for semi-finals and final will be Ericsson Globe.
Hosts: Måns Zelmerlöw & Petra Mede
Måns Zelmerlöw took Europe by storm this Spring and won the Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna. In May 2016 Stockholm and Stockholm Globe Arenas will host an unique event that will be held in all four of our arenas. It is the first time ever that all four arenas will be used for one event at the same time. In total there will be 9 shows.
Date Time Doors Finish Semi-Final 2 The Jury show May 11 21:00 19:00 23:00 Semi-Final 2 The Family show May 12j 15:00 13:00 17:00 Semi-Final 2 The Broadcast May 12 21:00 19:00 23:00 The Jury Final May 13 21:00 19:00 23:00 The Family Final May 14 13:00 11:00 15:00 The Grand Final May 14 21:00 19:00 00:30
Security – arrive in good time before the event!
In connection with the entry we will search you and your bags. Therefore, arrive in good time, to minimize queues and help us to manage the entry as smoothly as possible.
Bags are allowed to bring into the arena, but they cannot exceed a size of 30x30 cm. Note that there is no wardrobe or power storage for bags in the arena.
System cameras and selfie sticks are not allowed, but cell phones and small compact cameras are. For your own and your fellow visitors security umbrellas must be left outside of the arena.
If you bring a flag, it may be a maximum of 120x40 centimeters if it does not have a flag stick and a maximum of 60x40 centimeters high if it has a flag stick. Flag stick must not exceed 20 centimeters in length and must be in plastic (not wood or metal).
If something is still unclear, you will find more answers in our FAQ.
Food and beverage
There are plenty of opportunities to eat and drink in connection with your visit. Restaurants, bars and kiosks are located in Stockholm Globe Arena, Tolv Stockholm under Tele2 Arena, Globen Shopping and Arenagången.
You are not allowed to bring food and beverages into the arena.
We have installed a powerful free wifi network in Stockholm Globe Arena. Please use it to share your experience from Eurovision Song Contest. Simply choose "Ericsson Globe Public" and start surfing!
Starting order Grand Final1. Belgien
2. Czech Republic
25. United Kingdom
Votes and points*
After the last song has been presented in the Grand Finale the telephone voting starts, and is closed after the second re-cap.
Then the jury voting points will be distributed: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 10 points is presented graphically. The presenters of the 43 countries delivers only the 12 points.
The viewers voting points in respective country is – as before – converted into 1-12 points – this gives each country the same number of points as the jury groups. The results of the 43 countries telephone voting are added into a collected result which the hosts presents. Thus in total 3 698 points have been distributed and the competition has a winner.
*The voting change is only applied for the Grand Final. The results of the Semi-Finals will be presented as before. The Hosts presents the countries advanced to the Grand Final, in no particular order.
** This page is being updated continuously until the competition is held.