Sveriges Radio has revealed their broadcast plans for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Tel Aviv, Israel. Sveriges Radio P4 will be airing both semi-finals and the Grand Final live from Israel and broadcasting to listeners across Sweden. P4 is the most listened to radio station that is operated by Sveriges Radio. Carolina Norén will be the lead commentator for coverage of the contest on P4. She has been commentating on Melodifestivalen and the Eurovision Song Contest since the 1999 contest in Israel.
Flemish broadcaster VRT revealed Eurovision broadcasting plans. Eiot’s outfit he opts for top-notch Belgian fashion of Walter van Beirendonck. The firs semi final will be aired by Eén as well as the Grand Final. The second semifinal though will be aired by Ketnet/Eén+. Before the fist semi final on May 14 there will be a special documentary showing Eliot’s music path to Eurovision and his success to The Voice of Belgium. Through https://www.een.be/ you can also download your own scoreboard.
Hosts of “New Day” program Elene Kalandadze and Gaga Abashidze to be commentators of the live broadcast of the 2019 Eurovision on the First Channel of Georgian Public Broadcasting. Gaga Abashidze will announce results of the Georgian jury vote.
Canada is the only non-participating country that has already secured the Eurovision 2019 Festival broadcast. China, the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Kazakhstan, Kosovo and Kyrgyzstan have recently submitted the tender but have not yet revealed any detail on the 2019 edition, while the US broadcaster has already confirmed that it will not broadcast this edition.
The Montenegrin national broadcaster has revealed that director Gorčin Stojanović, has created the staging for Montenegro’s performance at Eurovision 2019. The Serbian director has worked with artists across the Balkans and has previous experience at the Eurovision Song Contest.
VRT has revealed that Walter Van Beirendonck from Brecht in northern Belgium, has designed the outfit that Eliot will be wearing at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. Walter has been a fashion designer since 1980 and has previously worked with the likes of U2, he is known for his bold use of patterns.
French broadcaster France2 has revealed that Julia Molkhou will be revealing the points from the French jury in Tel Aviv. Julia is a French actress and columnist on the show Bons baisers d’Europe, which is presented by Stéphane Bern, France’s Eurovision commentator. She has featured in many films and television shows, making her official debut in 2005.
EUROVISION 2019 🇮🇱
This year sixteen nations have produced their own graphics for the screen at the back of the Eurovision 2019 stage. The remaining 25 countries graphics have been produced by the Hamburg based company Gravity.
Murad Arif who provided co-commentary for the Eurovision Song Contest in 2007, is returning to the commentary booth for the first time in thirteen years. Murad helped guide Azerbaijani viewers through their first contest in 2007 alongside Leyla Aliyeva who went on to be one of the hosts of the contest at Eurovision 2012.
The first show of Adresse Tel Aviv was broadcast last night, with Switzerland topping the juries points, followed by Poland and Spain. Adresse Tel Aviv, sees four guests each week discuss and mark the songs in front of a studio audience. The jurors for the second show were: Ingeborg Heldal – Presenter, Ulrikke Brandstorp – Past participant in MGP, Morten Hegseth – VG journalist and Per Sundnes – Former Head of Delegation for Norway.
Luca Hänni from Switzerland has won the second show of Alla leið, scoring a total of 42 points from the four jurors, followed by Denmark and Sweden. The third show of Alla leið, the Icelandic preview show, aired last night with another nine songs being judged by the panel. On the jury for the show were: Helga Möller, Karitas Harpa Davíðsdóttir, Johannes and Salka.