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Ukraine: Vidbir 2019 to conclude on February 23rd

The Ukrainian national broadcaster, despite recent rumours of debts, have confirmed that they are holding a national final for Eurovision 2019 in collaboration with commercial channel STB. The partnership, which is now in its fourth year, will see two semi-finals take place leading up to a national final on Saturday 23rd February. The contract between the two broadcasters appears to …

Tel Aviv 2019: Israeli broadcaster KAN sends out private invitations for stage designs

The Israeli website IsraelHayom released information about KAN and the EBU’s intentions for the 2019 Eurovision stage last week, stating that both parties are looking for an iconic design that has an Israeli identity and is considered unique, iconic and groundbreaking for the contest. The tender also calls for the Israeli stage to be better than that of its Lisbon predecessor. The …

Eurovision stars and famous musicians sign boycott letter for Israel’s Eurovision

An initiative posted this evening by the British newspaper The Guardian has seen dozens of Eurovision alumni join forces with respected artists and performers from Europe and beyond in supporting a boycott of Israel’s hosting. The letter, published online and gaining traction with websites such as Yahoo, sees over a hundred signatories from various artistic backgrounds calling for broadcasters and …

Israel: Host city to be announced today?

The Jerusalem Post have reported that the host city announcement for Eurovision 2019 may come today, Thursday 6th September, with there supposedly being a two-horse-race between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv for the contest. While the EBU has not publically confirmed what day they would reveal the destination for the contest, it has been widely reported that an announcement of some …

Israeli government against additional funding for Eurovision, Hosting could be relinquished

As we previously reported, the Israeli broadcaster has been struggling to come up with the 12 Million Euros security deposit to guarantee hosting responsibilities for the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. Gil Omer, chairman of the board of the broadcasting corporation, contacted the Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and threatened to give up the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Israel to …

Cyprus: Eleni Foureira new favourite to win Eurovision

Big news coming in from overnight, as the latest odds on the winner of Eurovision 2018 are in, and, for the first time since 10th March, we have a new leader! Cyprus’ entry, “Fuego” by Eleni Foureira, has thoroughly impressed fans and press ever since the first rehearsal last Monday and following the conclusion of last night’s jury semi-final, her …

Lisbon LIVE – Lithuania, Israel, Belarus, Estonia & Bulgaria reviews (Day 5)

The second batch of today’s rehearsals have concluded, with Lithuania beginning this pack and finishing on Bulgaria. Did #YOU miss the rehearsals this afternoon? Well fear not, we have all of the information you need below. Make sure #YOU subscribe to our YouTube channel to make sure nothing is missed! LITHUANIA – Ieva Zasimauskaitė – When We’re Old Ieva wears the …

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