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Israel: Dana International will perform at Eurovision in 2019

Dana International, who won Eurovision for Israel in 1998 and also represented the nation in 2011, has confirmed to an audience in Israel that she has been invited to perform during Eurovision 2019. According to the JC, the performer will be involved with proceedings in Tel Aviv, and further emphasised that it is irrelevant where the contest is held as …

Eurovision 2019 slogan announced: “Dare to Dream”

So after months of speculation, and many suggestions, the slogan for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest has finally been revealed. The EBU, through an official statement, and the Israeli broadcaster KAN, on Twitter, have revealed that the slogan for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest is going to be “Dare to Dream”. Executive producer of the Eurovision Song Contest, Jon Ola Sand, …

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 And KAN come to an agreement to cover Hosting Cost

UPDATE (6:16 PM CET): KAN has now officially confirmed that it will pay the 12 Million Euro guarantee. It is believed that they will take a loan to pay for Guarantee and that the Finance Minister will cover the cost should Israel lose the right to host the contest. Please read below for additional information ———————————————————————————— Yesterday, we reported on …

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