Dare to Dream

14, 16 & 18 May 2019

ESC2018

About Tel Aviv

The self-described 'Nonstop City' Tel Aviv in Israel will host the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in 2019. The city is located on the country's Mediterranean coastline and has more than 430,000 residents.

The 2019 Eurovision Song Contest takes place in Tel Aviv. What can you expect? Dana International will tell you!

Did you know...

  • 2019 marks the very first time that the Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Tel Aviv
  • Tel Aviv was founded on April 20, 1909, Jaffa is over 3,000 years old and in 1950, the two cities were united under one municipal entity, Tel-Aviv-Yafo
  • The Tel Aviv Metropolitan area has a radius of 60 km and includes 3.9 million people amounting to 45% of the Israeli population (2016)
  • On average Tel Aviv has 320 clear sunny days with 583 mm rainfall per year
  • Tel-Aviv-Yafo has 438,820 residents (2016)
The coastline of Tel Aviv, Host City of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest
The coastline of Tel Aviv, Host City of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest © Stijn Smulders