After Netta Barzilai has won the 64th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest with her song 'Toy' the ESC 2019 edition will take place in Israel. The first semi-final is Tuesday, May 14, 2019 and the second semi-final Thursday, May 16, 2019. The grand final of Eurovision 2019 will take place on Saturday, May 18, 2019. 'The Big Five' (Spain, Italy, Germany, United Kingdom and France) and host Israel are automatically placed for the final. There were 4 cities in Israel that wanted to organize the Eurovision song contest: Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Eilat and Haifa. The organization has announced that the Eurovision Song Contest will take place in the EXPO Tel Aviv (International Convention Center) in Tel Aviv.
Voting and previous ESC winners
Each participating country is allowed to give points. Both through televoting and through a professional jury. Naturally, the country can not vote on its own participant. Netta Barzilai has won the song festival in 2018 with the song 'Toy', take a look at at all the ESC winners from 1956 to now!