Dare to Dream

14, 16 & 18 May 2019

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23days
16hours
31min
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Until the Grand Final

1 month until the Eurovision 2019 Grand Final

At 21:00 CEST on Saturday 18 May, the live broadcast of this year's Grand Final will start. Performing on stage at Expo Tel Aviv: Host Country Israel (at position 14), the 5 prequalified 'Big Five' countries France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom plus a total of 20 qualifiers from the first Semi-Final and the second Semi-Final. After all 26 countries have performed, Europe will choose the winner of this year's iconic glass microphone trophy and automatically which country will host the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest.

1 month until the second Semi-Final of Eurovision 2019 on 16 May

At 21:00 CEST on Thursday 16 May, the live broadcast of this year's second Semi-Final of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest begins. The European audience and juries will choose 10 more artists that will qualify for the Grand Final. A total of 18 artists will be performing, with 8 countries unfortunately dropping out of the competition that night.

The countries looking to secure your vote to qualify for the Grand Final on 18 May will be, in running order: Armenia, Ireland, Moldova, Switzerland, Latvia, Romania, Denmark, Sweden, Austria, Croatia, Malta, Lithuania, Russia, Albania, Norway, The Netherlands, North Macedonia and Azerbaijan.
23days
16hours
31min
57sec

Until the Grand Final

1 month left: First Semi-Final of Eurovision 2019 on 14 May

At exactly 21:00 CEST on Tuesday 14 May, the Eurovision theme Te Deum will blast out televisions all over Europe again when the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest officially kicks off with the live broadcast of the first Semi-Final. From this show, only 10 artists will make it to the Grand Final.

A total of 17 artists will take to the stage, looking to secure your vote to qualify for this year's Grand Final on 18 May. In running order: Cyprus, Montenegro, Finland, Poland, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Belarus, Serbia, Belgium, Georgia, Australia, Iceland, Estonia, Portugal, Greece and San Marino.

All 41 Songs

Have you heard this year's participating songs? Listen here!

Merchandise

For official merchandise, go to our Eurovision Shop.

Dare to Dream

This year's slogan and the theme artwork symbolise inclusion, diversity and unity, resonating with the core values of the Eurovision Song Contest.

All 41 Songs

Have you heard this year's participating songs? Listen here!

Merchandise

For official merchandise, go to our Eurovision Shop.

Dare to Dream

This year's slogan and the theme artwork symbolise inclusion, diversity and unity, resonating with the core values of the Eurovision Song Contest.