Tel Aviv Officially Selected to Host 2019 Eurovision | God TV

Tel Aviv Officially Selected to Host 2019 Eurovision

The 2019 Eurovision Semi-Finals will be held in Tel Aviv on May 14 and 16 and the Finals are to be held on Saturday night, May 18.

Reportedly, one of the main factors in the decision to hold the song contest in Tel Aviv as opposed to Jerusalem, was the fact that representatives from the latter city did not express compliance to hold rehearsals on Friday and Saturday – a mandatory requirement by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) for the hosting city.

As Tel Aviv has obliged to fulfill the requirements, it was ultimately selected to host the contest, which will be held in Israel after it’s own Netta Barzilai won the 2018 contest held in Lisbon, with her song “Toy.”

Written by Yona Schnitzer/TPS  |  Photo by Eitan Elhadez/TPS 

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