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Eurovision Song Contest 2019
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Theme Dare to Dream
Dates
Semi-final 1 date 14 May 2019
Semi-final 2 date 16 May 2019
Final date 18 May 2019
Host
Venue Convention Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
Presenter(s) Bar Refaeli
Erez Tai
Assi Azar
Lucy Ayoub
Executive supervisor Zivit Davidovich
Host broadcaster Flag of Israel Kan
Participants
Number of entries 41
Debuting countries None
Returning countries None
Withdrawing countries Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria
Flag of Ukraine Ukraine
Voting
Voting system Each country awards two sets of 12, 10, 8–1 points to their 10 favourite songs: one from their professional jury and the other from televoting.
Eurovision Song Contest
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The Eurovision Song Contest 2019 will be the 64th edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest. It will take place in Tel Aviv for the first time following the country's fourth victory at the 2018 Contest in Lisbon with the song "Toy", performed by Netta Barzilai. The Contest will consist of two semi-finals and a final held on 14, 16 and 18 May 2019 respectively.

Location

Following much deliberation about where the 2019 Contest would be held, on 13 September 2018 it was confirmed that it will take place for the first time in Tel Aviv, a change from previous occasions when it was held in Jerusalem in 1979 and 1999 respectively.

Venue

Tel Aviv Convention Centre

The venue of the contest, the Tel Aviv Convention Center in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem

On 13 September 2018, the EBU confirmed that Tel Aviv would serve as the host city for the 64th edition of the Contest as well as confirming the venue.

The convention center was opened in 1959 and serves as a venue for a variety of events, including concerts, exhibitions, trade fairs and conventions. The Contest will take place in Pavillion 2, which has a capacity of 10,000.

Key

City Venue Capacity Notes
Beersheba Turner Stadium 16,126 Candidacy had been dependent on the construction of a roof.
Eliat Hangars on the port 10,000 Proposal intended to connect two hangars to a hall, in order to meet the EBU's capacity and venue requirements.
Haifa Sammy Ofer Stadium 30,870 Candidacy had been dependent on the construction of a roof.
Jerusalem Pais Arena 15,654 Indoor arena similar to the venues of recent contests. It was Jerusalem's preferred venue, in case they were chosen to be the host city.
Teddy Stadium 31,733 Candidacy had been dependent on the construction of a roof.
Masada Both candidacies had been dependent on the construction of a new venue.
Petah Tikva
Tel Aviv Convention Center (Pavilion 2) 10,000 -

Format

Semi-final allocation draw

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3
Pot 4 Pot 5 Pot 6

Participants

Returning artists

Artist Note
Serhat Represented San Marino at the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 in Stockholm with the song "I Didn't Know", which finished in 12th place in the first semi final with 68 points.
Tamara Todevska Appeared as a backing vocalist for her home country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2004 in Istanbul for Toše Proeski and at the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Copenhagen for her sister Tijana Dapčević respectively. Represented her home country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2008 in Belgrade with rapper Vrčak and singer Adrian Gaxha but failed to reach the final.
Sergey Lazarev Represented his home country in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 in Stockholm with the song "You Are the Only One", finishing in 3rd place with 491 points.
Joci Pápai Represented his home country in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev with the song "Origo", finishing in 8th place with 200 points.
Jurijus Appeared as a backing vocalist at the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 in Vienna for his country's representatives Monika Linkytė and Vaidas Baumila.
Nevena Božović Represented her home country at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2007 in Rotterdam with the song "Piši mi", finishing in 3rd place with 120 points. Represented her home country as part of the girl group Moje 3 at the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 but failed to qualify for the final.

Semi Final 1

Flag of Israel Israel, France France and Flag of Spain.svg Spain will vote in this semi final.

Draw Country Performer(s) Song Language Translation Place Points
01 Flag of Belarus Belarus ZENA "Like It" English -
02 Flag of Cyprus Cyprus Tamta "Replay" English -
03 Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Lake Malawi "Friend of a Friend" English -
04 Flag of Finland Finland Darude feat. Sebastian Rejman "Look Away" English -
05 Flag of Hungary Hungary Joci Pápai "Az én apám" Hungarian My father
06 Flag of Montenegro Montenegro D-Moll "Heaven" English -
07 Flag of Poland Poland Tulia "Pali się" Polish, English Fire of Love
08 Flag of Serbia Serbia Nevena Božović "Kruna" Serbian Crown
09 Flag of Slovenia Slovenia Zala Kralj & Gašper Šantl "Sebi" Slovene To Yourself
10 Flag of Australia Australia Kate Miller-Heidke "Zero Gravity" English -
11 Flag of Belgium Belgium Eliot Vassamillet "Wake Up" English -
12 Flag of Estonia Estonia Victor Crone "Storm" English -
13 Flag of Georgia Georgia Oto Nemsadze "Sul tsin iare" Georgian Go Ahead
14 Flag of Greece Greece Katerine Duska "Better Love" English -
15 Flag of Iceland Iceland Hatari "Hatrið mun sigra" Icelandic Hate will prevail
16 Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal Conan Osíris "Telemóveis" Portuguese Mobile phones
17 Flag of San Marino San Marino Serhat "Say Na Na Na" English -

Semi Final 2

Flag of Germany Germany, Flag of Italy Italy and Flag of the United Kingdom United Kingdom will vote in this semi final.

Draw Country Performer(s) Song Language Translation Place Points
01 Flag of Armenia Armenia Srbuk "Walking Out" English -
02 Flag of Austria Austria PÆNDA "Limits" English -
03 Denmark, eurovision Denmark Leonora "Love Is Forever" English, French, Danish -
04 Flag of Ireland Ireland Sarah McTernan "22" English -
05 Flag of Latvia Latvia Carousel "That Night" English -
06 Flag of Moldova Moldova Anna Odobescu "Stay" English -
07 Flag of Romania Romania Ester Peony "On a Sunday" English -
08 Flag of Sweden Sweden John Lundvik "Too Late for Love" English -
09 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Luca Hänni "She Got Me" English -
10 Flag of Albania Albania Jonida Maliqi "Ktheju tokës" Albanian Return to the Land
11 Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Chingiz "Truth" English -
12 Flag of Croatia Croatia Roko "The Dream" English, Croatian -
13 Flag of Lithuania Lithuania Jurijus "Run with the Lions" English -
14 Flag of Macedonia North Macedonia Tamara Todevska "Proud" English -
15 Flag of Malta Malta Michela Pace "Chameleon" English -
16 Flag of the Netherlands.svg The Netherlands Duncan Laurence "Arcade" English -
17 Flag of Norway Norway KEiiNO "Spirit in the Sky" English -
18 Flag of Russia.svg Russia Sergey Lazarev "Scream" English -

Finalists

Country Performer(s) Song Language Translation
France France Bilal Hassani "Roi" French, English King
Flag of Germany Germany S!sters "Sister" English -
Flag of Israel Israel Kobi Marimi "Home" English -
Flag of Italy Italy Mahmood "Soldi" Italian, Arabic Money
Flag of Spain.svg Spain Miki "La venda" Spanish The blindfold
Flag of the United Kingdom United Kingdom Michael Rice "Bigger Than Us" English -

Final

Draw Country Performer(s) Song Language Translation Place Points
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14 Flag of Israel Israel Kobi Marimi "Home" English -
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Eurovision Song Contest
Winning Songs
RefrainNet als toenDors, mon amourEen beetjeTom PillibiNous les amoureuxUn premier amourDanseviseNon ho l'etàPoupée de cire, poupée de sonMerci, chériePuppet on a StringLa, La, LaBoom Bang-a-BangVivo cantandoUn jour, un enfantDe troubadourAll Kinds of EverythingUn banc, un arbre, une rueAprès toiTu te reconnaîtrasWaterlooDing-a-DongSave Your Kisses For MeL'oiseau et l'enfantA-Ba-Ni-BiHallelujahWhat's Another YearMaking Your Mind UpEin bißchen FriedenSi la vie est cadeauDiggiloo DiggileyLa det swingeJ'aime la vieHold Me NowNe partez pas sans moiRock MeInsieme: 1992Fångad av en stormvindWhy Me?In Your EyesRock 'n' Roll KidsNocturneThe VoiceLove Shine a LightDivaTake Me To Your HeavenFly on the Wings of LoveEverybodyI WannaEvery Way That I CanWild DancesMy Number OneHard Rock HallelujahMolitvaBelieveFairytaleSatelliteRunning ScaredEuphoriaOnly TeardropsRise Like a PhoenixHeroes1944Amar pelos doisToy
Contests
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Countries
AlbaniaAndorraArmeniaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanBelarusBelgiumBosnia and HerzegovinaBulgariaCroatiaCyprusCzech RepublicDenmarkEstoniaFinlandFranceGeorgiaGermanyGreeceHungaryIcelandIrelandIsraelItalyLatviaLithuaniaLuxembourgNorth MacedoniaMaltaMoldovaMonacoMontenegroMoroccoThe NetherlandsNorwayPolandPortugalRomaniaRussiaSan MarinoSerbiaSerbia and MontenegroSlovakiaSloveniaSpainSwedenSwitzerlandTurkeyUnited KingdomUkraineYugoslavia