After first saying he will represent Italy in Eurovision 2019, then getting second thoughts over it, Sanremo 2019 winner Mahmood has now officially confirmed that he will represent Italy in Tel Aviv with the song “Soldi”. Sanremo Giovani winner, singer will have to take part in “Sanremo World Tour”, that will cover the cities of Tunis (31 March), Tokyo (3 April), Sydney (6 April), Buenos Aires (9 April), Toronto (12 April), Barcelona (15 April) and Brussels (16 April). His debut album “Gioventù bruciata” is due to be released on 1 March 2019.
The Tel Aviv municipality is working with the Ministry of Transportation to launch shuttle buses service for May 17-18, which will operate even after Shabbat begins. The shuttle service will be operated by a private company, due to the current Ministry of Transport regulation prohibiting public transport companies to operate on Shabbat.
According to local newspaperVar Matin, 2015 French representative Lisa Angell has taken part in the 2019 edition ofThe Voice: La Plus Belle Voix, in France. Her blind audition is due to be broadcast this Saturday on TF1.
Eurovision – Australia Decides was the tenth most watched show on Saturday night, as the nation held their first ever televised selection process. The show had a metro audience of 298,000 viewers for the announcement of the winner.
Radio Television of Montenegro (RTCG) will do everything to bring Montevizija winning group D-moll to the European audience in the best way, announced General Manager of the National Public Service Božidar Šundić. Band will be attending promotional events in Amsterdam, London and Madrid. The General Manager of RTCG, Božidar Šundić commented: If the structure of the song changes, then it will not fit the video of the Montevizija performance. If we keep the same pace and verse/chorus structure, then we can leave the live performance video as a preview. This way, we can save something
A total of 2,924,000 viewers watched the second semi-final of Melodifestivalen live on SVT 1. The show which had a share of 71.6% of all TV viewers, is up on the same show from the 2018 season. However, the show has lost 114,000 viewers between the opening show and this week.
The Croatian national broadcaster has revealed the artists who will be taking to the Dora stage this weekend as interval acts. The line up for the final of Dora features, one Junior Eurovision winner, as well as two past Eurovision entrants from Croatia. The guest performers are: Dino Jelusić – Winner of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2003 for Croatia, Franka – Represented Croatia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon, Mia Negovetić – Teen singer, Vanna – Represented Croatia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2001 in Copenhagen, Sudar Percussion – Percussion group
Keshet has discovered an attempt by foreign hackers to influence the outcome of Hakokhav Haba final which will take place tonight. Since Monday, there has been registered significant load on the Mako app, which will be used for the televoting in the show. It is reported that hundreds of vote attempts are being registered from one source located abroad in a short period of time.