While all the semi finalists have had two rehearsal sessions over the last week, it was the turn of the Big Five countries and host nation Israel to get their first run through earlier today.
To Tel Aviv! After much back and forth, speculation and rumour, the announcement that Tel Aviv will be the host nation for Eurovision 2019 was made official today. The LGBT-friendly, liberal, coastal metropolis had been in direct competition with the Israeli capital and two time Eurovision hosts Jerusalem.
Earlier today host broadcaster RTP facilitated the draw that will determine which nations will perform in each of the semi finals for Eurovision 2018. The results of the draw are below:
Today, 25th January, saw the draw to determine which countries would take part in each of the Eurovision semi finals in May. Read on to see results:
Today Eurovision organisers have shared pictures of the inside B&W Hallerne Arena, the host venue for this year’s contest in Copenhagen, Denmark. A massive stage with very impressive lighting gives us a little taster of what we can expect when the competition kicks off with the first of two semi finals on tuesday 6th May. Have a wee look at the pictures below, are you impressed? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.