EUROVISION 2019 semi-finals began final night time – and supporters via a republic are on a indicate of whip out a shot eyeglasses in credentials for his or her ultimate observation events.
However who’s within a handling to win a 64th Tune Contest, that is being hold in Tel-Aviv this 12 months? Right here is each small thing it’s essential to know….
When is Eurovision 2019?
The Eurovision Tune Contest 2019 began final night time, Might 14 and runs till Saturday Might 18, 2019.
The second semi-finals will occur in Tel Aviv on Might 16.
The Grand Last will occur on Saturday Might 18.
Should you’re doubt watch it, balance in to BBC One from 8pm on Might 18 – all of a actions can be promote dwell.
The benefaction will go on compartment turn 11.40pm when a leader is likely to be introduced.
What’s a UK’s lane for a Eurovision Tune Contest 2019?
Former X Issue competitor and leader of BBC’s All Collectively Now Michael Rice, 21, has been picked to designate us within a competition this 12 months.
He’ll tour to Tel Aviv, Isreal in Might to sing a lane Greater Than Us.
Speaking to a BBC, Michael mentioned: “Greater Than Us is about love, entrance collectively, it is a indeed rarely effective track. You simply join with it. It is all about emotion.”
Why is Eurovision being hold in Tel Aviv?
It is as a outcome of Israel’s Netta Barzilai gained 2018 and a arise historically strikes to a winner’s nation.
The Israeli authorities had talked about transferring a benefaction to Jerusalem to keep divided from recoil over America recognising a latter collateral as a capital.
However a Eurovision orator mentioned they comparison Tel Aviv eventually for a “artistic and constrained bid”.
Mayor Ron Huldai commented: “Eurovision is an ideal compare for a metropolis, that has been internationally acclaimed for a colourful vitality, artistic spirit, a enterprising informative stage and a jubilee of freedom.
“We’re wanting forward to horde a joyous and nonstop arise within a suggestion of Tel Aviv.”
Who’s favorite to win Eurovision 2019?
Listed next are a benefaction contingency from Coral:
- 15/Eight Netherlands
- 5/1 Sweden
- 9/1 France
- 8/1 Russia
- 11/1 Azerbaijan
- 7/1 Australia
- 16/1 Italy
- 22/1 Switzerland
- 11/1 Iceland
- 28/1 Malta
- 150/1 UK
When was Eurovision 2018 and a place did it happen?
The 63rd Eurovision Tune Contest began on Tuesday, Might 8, 2018, and finished with a Grand Last on Saturday, Might 12.
It upheld off for a primary time in Portugal, on a Altice Area in Lisbon.
Portugal achieved a initial Eurovision feat on a 2017 competition in Kiev with their lane Amar Pelos Dois, that was carried out by Salvador Sobral.