EUROVISION 2019 🇮🇱
The Shmueli team, a family group composed of a father and four of his sons, developed a special system allowing to monitor the results of the contest for spectators with visual impairments.
EUROVISION 2019 🇮🇱
Alongside the festive air force flight in the sky, this year, in honour of the 71st anniversary of the State of Israel, a special flotilla from the Herzliya beaches to Tel Aviv will connect Independence Day celebrations with the Eurovision Song Contest. The traditional flotilla departs from the Herzliya Marina to the shores of Tel Aviv and attracts thousands of spectators, hosting the delegations and participants of the Eurovision Song Contest this year. Herzliya will also be the only city alongside Tel Aviv to take part officially in the 64th Eurovision Song Contest.
Nodiko Tatishvilli has been announced by GPB as the third commentator who will be guiding Georgian viewers through the Grand Final of Eurovision 2019. Nodiko will be known to fans for representing Georgia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 with Sopho Gelovani, they finished 15th with the song “Waterfall”.
Australian broadcaster SBS has revealed in a press release that Electric Fields will be revealing the points from the Australian jury in Tel Aviv. Electric Fields were runners up in Australia’s selection show Eurovision – Australia Decides this year with their song “2000 and Whatever”. Kate Miller-Heidke has revealed in an interview with Aussievision that she will be working with Israeli backing singers for her Eurovision performance. Speaking to the site she explained that she will be arriving in Israel this Friday, and then start rehearsing with the vocalists before her first rehearsal on the Eurovision stage.
Luca Hänni will be performing at the Eurovision with former Lady Gaga’s dancer David Lei Brandt, reports Blick. As revealed earlier, the performance of Hänni was designed by creative director Sacha Jean-Baptiste and assistant choreographer/dance coach India Rischko. Stage team of Luca Hänni: dancers/backing vocalists David Lei Brandt (USA/Germany), Daniel Asamoah (Germany), dancers Hannah Levitt-Collins (UK), Keisha von Arnold (Sweden), backing vocalist Greg G. Curtis (USA/Sweden).
SAN MARINO 🇸🇲
Television presenter Monica Fabbri has been revealed as the spokesperson for San Marino at the Eurovision Song Contestb 2019. Monica works at the San Marinese broadcaster as a presenter and journalist.
For a third year running Deutsche Welle will be broadcasting the Eurovision Song Contest to viewers internationally. Deutsche Welle is Germany’s public international broadcaster providing German language content across the globe, as well as in thirty languages both online and via television. The Eurovision Song Contest 2019 is set to be broadcast internationally by a number of this years competing broadcasters. Among the confirmed international broadcasts are: Greece – ERT World and Portugal – RTP Internacional.
The annual tradition of the Eurovision Song Contest is an interview on stage with the Junior winner. There were rumors that this time the young star would also sing on the stage. It turns out that nothing changes. This was confirmed by Roksana Węgiel in an interview for the Eska.pl portal:
“I was supposed to perform as a guest, but the plans changed and I will only have an interview. It does not depend on us, the plans have changed in Israel.”
Yesterday evening it was revealed that Alsou would return to the Eurovision Song Contest to reveal the points from the Russian jury. However, it has now been reported that pianist and winner of Eurovision Young Musicians 2018, Ivan Bessonov, will take over this role.
It has been confirmed that Artur Orzech will once again guide Polish viewers through the Eurovision Song Contest this year. Artur has been providing commentary at the contest every year that Poland has participated since 1994, excluding 1996 and 1997, as well as Junior Eurovision commentary since their return to the contest in 2016.
Darude who will represent Finland at Eurovision 2019 alongside Sebastian Rejman has revealed he is working with the Finnish UNICEF committe. The famous DJ and Producer is raising funds as part of the Jano campaign, with the funds going towards providing emergency aid to Children. The Producer said in an interview with YLE that:
“If our actions, or our music, can somehow influence and help, it would be great. I am honored to be able to do this cooperation.”