Earlier today Tel Aviv officially handed over Eurovision hosting duties to Rotterdam. In an event that took place at Rotterdam’s City Hall, the host city insignia handover ceremony took place, but more importantly we now know which countries will compete in which of the semi finals when The Netherlands hosts the 2020 Contest later this year.
Eurovision 2019 continued with the second of its live Semi Finals tonight. Only ten of the eighteen participants could make it through to Saturday’s final. Find out who made the cut!
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.
This day next week will see the second live show for Eurovision 2019. The Second Semi Final is set to air on 16 May 2019 at 8pm GMT. Having seen the first rehearsals, I am ready to make my predictions as to which 10 of the 18 contenders will earn a place in the final.
Over the weekend all seventeen songs from Semi Final 1 took to the stage for the first time. Yesterday the rehearsals moved to the acts in Semi Final 2 and today the remaining acts from Semi Two gave us a sneak peek at their staging for Eurovision 2019.
Over the weekend all seventeen songs from Semi Final 1 took to the stage for the first time. Today the rehearsals moved to the acts in Semi Final 2’s first half and we got a sneak peek of the staging for the next set of contenders.
Earlier today Lisbon officially handed over Eurovision hosting duties to Tel Aviv. In an event that took place at Tel Aviv’s former City Hall, the host city insignia handover ceremony took place, but more importantly we now know which countries will compete in which of the semi finals when Israel hosts the 2019 Contest later this year.
The second semi final for Eurovision 2018 took place earlier this evening. 18 countries battled it out for the ten remaining spots in the Grand Final on Saturday. Find out which countries made it through!
Eurovision continues tomorrow night with the second of the semi finals. Before this takes place, we make our predictions as to which ten of the eighteen countries will make it to Saturday’s final.
On the eve of the second semi final we take a look at the bookies’ betting odds for each of the countries taking part in Semi Final 2!