What happened today in Tel Aviv: Day Three

John Lundvik backstage
Sweden first rehearsal backstage 2019 — Photo by: Thomas Hanses

Every night around 23:55 CET, we summarize the events that occurred in Tel Aviv. On the third day, we saw the first nations in semi final 2 on stage.

In What Happened Today we close off the day with an overview of the most important facts and videos. Have you been working all day? Or you did not have time to follow the rehearsals? Everything you may have missed – you can catch up every night in this article.

Sweden delivers as expected

Two bookmakers’ favourites got on stage on Monday, with Sweden being everything we expected it to be. John Lundvik has the same staging and act as in Melodifestivalen and remains a strong contender to win the jury vote next week.

Switzerland ready for a good result

Switzerland has not had a good result in recent years, but Luca Hänni might change that in 2019. ‘She Got Me’ has a flavour of ‘Fuego’, includes a lot of dancing and is one of the better songs of the first half of semi final 2. Is it a winner though? Opinions in the press centre say: No.

Moldova uses the same sand artist as Mika Newton in 2011

Kseniya Simonova also confirmed that she is participating at Eurovision again. She is the sand artist who was also a part of Ukraine’s 4th place finishing act in 2011.

Moldova uses the same sand artist as Mika Newton in 2011

The ESCDaily Show is back with a bang!

We are back with our annual talkshow The ESCDaily Show. This year we are going LIVE on Facebook. Watch back the first episode below, with Polish journalist Maciej Mazanski and professional gambler Panos Zannettos.

“Cyprus has the strongest song of the first semi final”