Eurovision This Month: October 2018

With just over 200 days until the Grand Final, the slogan of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv has been revealed… Dare to Dream. The slogan was announced by Jon Ola Sand, the Executive Supervisor of the Eurovision Song Contest. Theme artwork to support the slogan and the list of participating countries will be revealed at a later date.

Sad news from Latvia this month. Valters Fridenbergs, who represented Latvia in 2005 with The War Is Not Over as part of the duo Walters & Kasha, passed away aged 30. On behalf of the entire Eurovision Family, we would like to extend our deepest condolences to Valters’ family and friends.

Earlier this month, Australian broadcaster SBS launched the first ever national selection contest to select the artist and song to represent the country in Tel Aviv in May. Songwriters have until Sunday 4 November to submit their songs via https://sbs.com.au/eurovision.

If you want to know more about the Eurovision Song Contest, visit https://eurovision.tv

Eurovision This Month: September 2018

Welcome to Eurovision this month! This is your update of September 2018!

On the first of September, the new Eurovision season officially started as from that moment on, all songs publicly released are potential Eurovision entries. Which artist would you like to see performing next year?

The 2019 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Tel Aviv! The EBU announced the city, dates and venue together with host broadcaster KAN in the beginning of September. The grand final will take place on the 18th of May.

The YouTube Channel of the Eurovision Song Contest has made it too the shortlist of the Lovie Awards in the ‘Events and live broadcasts’ category. The lovie awards are often referred to as the European Oscars for digital work.

If you want to know more about the Eurovision Song Contest, visit https://eurovision.tv

Tel Aviv announced as the host city for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest!

Read more about the host city here: https://eurovision.tv/story/tel-aviv-host-city-eurovision-2019

The host city for the 64th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest will be Tel Aviv! The contest will take place in the Expo Tel Aviv (International Convention Center), located on the north side of the city.

Netta (Israel): ‘My Eurovision song is wrapped in a fun, Israeli, electric vibe!’

Over twenty-five delegations have travelled to Tel Aviv for the Israel Calling concert. We met with Netta from Israel at the opening reception of the event. She will represent Israel with the song Toy in Lisbon.

Read more about Netta: https://eurovision.tv/participant/netta-barzilai