The Eurovision Song Contest 2019 was the 64th release of the Eurovision Song Contest. The challenge occurred in Tel Aviv, Israel, following Israel’s victory at the 2018 contest in Lisbon, Portugal, with the tune “Toy”, performed by Netta. This was the third time Israel has facilitated the challenge, having recently facilitated in 1979and 1999. The challenge was held at Expo Tel Aviv, the city’s conference hall; it comprised of two semi-finals on 14 and 16 May, and the last on 18 May 2019. The three live shows were facilitated by Erez Tal, Bar Refaeli, Assi Azar and Lucy Ayoub. The occasion was sorted out by the European Broadcasting Union and facilitated by the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation.
Forty-one nations partook in the challenge, with Bulgaria and Ukraine absent.
The victor was the Netherlands with the melody “Arcade”, performed by Duncan Laurence and composed by Laurence, Joel Sjöö and Wouter Hardy. This was the Netherlands’ fifth triumph in the challenge, following their successes in 1957, 1959, 1969 and 1975; Italy, Russia, Switzerland and Norway adjusted the Top 5. Further down the table, North Macedonia and San Marino achieved their best outcome regularly, completing eighth and twentieth, separately. This was North Macedonia’s first Top 10 complete since joining the challenge in 1998.
The 2019 challenge occurred in Israel for the third time, after 1979 and 1999, following the nation’s triumph at the 2018 release with the tune “Toy”, performed by Netta Barzilai.
Structure 2 of Expo Tel Aviv
The challenge occurred at Expo Tel Aviv’s 7,300-seat congress and conference hall called “Bitan 2” (Pavilion 2), which was initiated in January 2015.Located on Rokach Boulevard in northern Tel Aviv, the assembly hall fills in as a scene for some occasions, including concerts, exhibitions, trade fairs, and conferences. The carnival has ten lobbies and structures, in addition to a huge outside space. The new structure facilitated the 2018 European Judo Championships from 26– 28 April
The motto for the contest, Dare to Dream, was revealed on 28 October 2018. The authority logo and marking was disclosed 8 January 2019; structured by Awesome Tel Aviv and Studio Adam Feinberg, it comprises of layered triangles intended to look like a star, mirroring “the stars of things to come” coming to Tel Aviv.
On 25 January 2019, KAN declared that four moderators will have the three shows: TV hosts Erez Tal (who was additionally one of the Israeli reporters for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 grand last) and Assi Azar who work for the Israeli Channel 12, supermodel Bar Refaeli, and KAN host Lucy Ayoub, who was likewise the Israeli representative at the 2018 contest. Tal and Refaeli will be the fundamental hosts, while Azar and Ayoub will have the green room.
Semi-last designation draw
The attract to decide the designation of the taking an interest nations into their particular semi-finals occurred on 28 January 2019 at 17:00 CET, at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art. The thirty-six semi-finalists had been allotted into six pots, in view of verifiable casting a ballot designs as determined by the challenge’s legitimate televoting accomplice Digame.
Drawing from various pots decreases the opportunity of alleged neighborly casting a ballot and builds tension in the semi-finals. The draw additionally decided the semi-last that every one of the six programmed finalist nations (have nation Israel and Big Five countries France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom) will communicate and cast a ballot in. The service was facilitated by challenge moderators Assi Azar and Lucy Ayoub, and incorporated the death of a Eurovision insignia from the city of Lisbon (have city of the past challenge) to the city of Tel Aviv.
Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4 Pot 5 Pot 6
Casting a ballot
On 30 March 2019 the EBU reported that the introduction of the televoting result amid the stupendous last would change out of the blue since the current vote introduction system was presented in 2016. The introduction of the jury results will continue as before with a live representative in each taking part nation uncovering top melody from their national jury that earned 12 points. In a change from earlier years the televoting result will be uncovered in the request of jury positioning, from the most reduced to the highest.
Opening and interim acts
On 16 May 2019, it was affirmed by the EBU that Madonna will perform “Future” featuring Quavo and “Like a Prayer” amid the final. On 15 April 2019, the EBU discharged additional data with respect to the opening and interim acts. The main semi-last was opened by Netta Barzilai, who played out another variant of her triumphant melody “Toy”.
The main semi-last additionally featured Dana International with “Simply the Way You Are”. The second semi-last included Shalva band with the tune “Million Dreams” and the mentalist Lior Suchard.The Grand Final will incorporate exhibitions from six previous Eurovision participants. Conchita Wurst who will perform “Heroes”, Måns Zelmerlöw with “Fuego”, Eleni Foureira with “Moving Lasha Tumbai”, Verka Serduchka with “Toy”, Gali Atari with her triumphant tune “Glory be” and Netta Barzilai with “Nana Banana”.
The opening of the show will include Netta Barzilai, Dana International with “Diva” and “Tel Aviv”, Nadav Guedj with “Brilliant Boy” and Ilanit. Idan Raichel will play out the melody “Bo’ee – Come to Me” together with the twenty-six finalists, while Miss Israel 2004 Gal Gadot will likewise show up at the Grand Final.
Partaking nations in the main semi-last
Pre-qualified for the last yet in addition casting a ballot in the main semi-last
Taking an interest nations in the second semi-last
Pre-qualified for the last yet additionally casting a ballot in the second semi-last
The EBU declared on 7 November 2018 that forty-two nations would take an interest in the challenge, with Bulgaria absent because of money related reasons.
On 27 February 2019, Ukraine announced its withdrawal from the challenge. This diminished the quantity of partaking nations to 41.
On 6 March 2019, the EBU affirmed that North Macedonia will be taking part out of the blue under its new name, rather than the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia which had been utilized since the nation’s first participation.