ESC 2019 participants

Participants Eurovision Song Contest 2019

These 42 countries will participate in the 64th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest in 2019. Every country that is a member of the European Radio Union can take part in the Eurovision Song Contest, including countries that are not within the European borders. Compared to last year, only Bulgaria has withdrawn from participation. Due to financial problems, the Bulgarian broadcaster BNT has decided not to send an entry to Israel. The Netherlands and Switzerland will participate for the 60th time during ESC 2019, but Germany surpasses everything: they will participate for the 63rd time.

Israel may organize the Eurovision Song Contest for the third time in 2019. After the victory of Netta Barzilai in 2018, Israel is automatically placed for the grand final on Saturday. Just like Spain, Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom and France. They are part of 'The Big Five' countries that make the biggest financial contribution to the festival. All other 37 participants will have to compete in the semi-finals on Tuesday and Thursday for a final spot.

Eurovision in Concert 2019 in Amsterdam

In 2019 there will be another Eurovision in Concert. The 11th edition of this event will take place on April 6, 2019 in Afas Live in Amsterdam. Many participants of Eurovision 2019 will make their appearance. The hosts of Eurovision in Concert 2019 are Marlayne Sahupala (ESC 1999) and Cornald Maas.

More ESC participants in the future?

During a press conference Jon Ola Sand (Supervisor of the Eurovision Song Contest) indicated that it is very well possible that in the future North African countries such as Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia will take part in the Eurovision Song Contest. These countries are full EBU members and according to Jon it is a misunderstanding that the Eurovision song contest is only accessible to European countries.

ESC 2019 participant United Kingdom

The BBC has announced that in February the entry for Tel Aviv will be chosen from Salford. There are six artists and three songs. The three songs are sung in two versions by two different artists. The final of 'You Decide' is on Friday 8th February and will be broadcasted on BBC2.

The participants of Eurovision 2019 Israel

Country Artist Song
Albania Jonida Maliqi Ktheju tokës
Armenia Srbuk Not yet known
Australia will be announced on 9 February 2019
Austria will be announced in January 2019
Azerbaijan Not yet known Not yet known
Belarus Not yet known Not yet known
Belgium Eliot Vassamillet Not yet known
Croatia will be announced on 16 February 2019
Cyprus Tamta Replay
Czech Republic will be announced on 28 January 2019
Denmark will be announced on 23 February 2019
Estonia will be announced on 16 February 2019
F.Y.R. Macedonia Not yet known Not yet known
Finland Song will be announced on 2 March 2019, artist on 29 January
France will be announced on 26 January 2019
Georgia will be announced on 2 March 2019
Germany will be announced on 22 February 2019
Greece Katerine Duska Not yet known
Hungary will be announced on 23 February 2019
Iceland will be announced on 2 March 2019
Ireland Not yet known Not yet known
Israel will be announced in February 2019
Italy will be announced on 9 February 2019
Latvia will be announced on 16 February 2019
Lithuania will be announced on 23 February 2019
Malta will be announced on 26 January 2019
Moldova will be announced on 3 March 2019
Montenegro will be announced on 9 February 2019
Norway will be announced on 2 March 2019
Poland Not yet known Not yet known
Portugal will be announced on 2 March 2019
Romania will be announced on 17 February 2019
Russia will most likely be announced in January 2019
San Marino will be announced on 21 January 2019
Serbia will be announced on 3 March 2019
Slovenia will be announced on 16 February 2019
Spain will be announced on 20 January 2019
Sweden will be announced on 9 March 2019
Switzerland will be announced in March 2019
The Netherland Not yet known Not yet known
Ukraine will be announced on 23 February 2019
United Kingdom will be announced on 8 February 2019

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