Tonight France and Malta become the latest nations to select their entrant for the Eurovision Song Contest 2019, while Hungary, Israel, Latvia and Lithuania continue their search for Tel Aviv.
France – Destination Eurovision Final – 21:00 CET
France’s search for their next Eurovision entry comes to an end as the final of Destination Eurovision takes place tonight from 21:00 CET. The show will feature eight artists, who will perform covers of past Eurovision songs as well as their own songs for the contest.
The covers the artists will sing are as follows:
- Bilal Hassani – Fuego (Eleni Foureira, Cyprus 2018)
- Aysat – Fairytale (Alexander Rybak, Norway 2009)
- Chimène Badi – Ne Partez Pas Sans Moi (Celine Dion, Switzerland 1988)
- Silvàn Areg – Le Dernier Qui a Parlé (Amina Annabi, France 1991)
- Seemone – L’oiseau et L’enfant (Marie Myriam, France 1977)
- Doutson – J’ai Cherché (Amir, France 2016)
- Emmanuel Moire – Euphoria (Loreen, Sweden 2012)
- The Divaz – Waterloo (ABBA, Sweden 1974)
Their songs for the contest are:
- Bilal Hassani – Roi
- Aysat – Comme une grande
- Chimène Badi – Là-haut
- Silvàn Areg – Allez leur dire
- Seemone – Tous les deux
- Doutson – Sois un bon fils
- Emmanuel Moire – La promesse
- The Divaz – La voix d’Aretha
The winner will be decided by a mixture of votes from the public and votes from the international juries. Watch the show live from 21:00 CET here.
Malta– X Factor Final – 20:50 CET
The final of the X Factor Malta will take place this evening from 20:50 CET. The final will feature four artists all singing for their chance to become Malta’s next Eurovision entrant. The acts taking to the stage tonight are
- Owen Leuellen (Boys Category)
- Nicole Frendo (Girls Category)
- Michela Pace (Girls Category)
- Petra (Over 25s Category)
Watch the contest live from 20:50 CET here.
Hungary – A Dal Heat Two – 19:30 CET
Hungary continue their Eurovision selection tonight with the second heat of A Dal 2019. Ten artists will perform in the hopes of qualifying to the Semi-Finals. Performing tonight is:
- Acoustic Planet – Nyári zápor
- Diana – Little Bird
- Fatal Error – Kulcs
- Gotthy – Csak 1 perc
- Klára Hajdu – You’re Gonna Rise
- Dávid Heatlie– La Mama Hotel
- The Middletonz – Roses
- The Sign – Ő
- Bence Vavra – Szótlanság
- yesyes – Incomplete
Returning as host this year is Freddie, who represented Hungary at the 2016 contest. Joining him will be singer Bogi Dallos. Miklós Both and Misi Mező will return as jury members while Lilla Vincze and Feró Nagy will join the jury.
Watch live here from 19:30 CET.
Israel – HaKokhav HaBa L’Eurovizion – Show 28 – 19:00 CET
The third stage of HaKokhav HaBa L’Eurovizion continues this evening, as Israel searches for the singer who will represent them on home soil in May.
Ten artists are currently in the running to represent Israel on stage in Tel Aviv. The ten artists are:
- Daniel Barzilai
- Maya Buskila
- Avraham de Carvalho
- Daniel Mazuz
- Shalva Band
- Ofri Calfon
- Kobi Marimi
Watch the show live here.
Latvia – Supernova Semi-Final One – 20:25 CET
Latvia kick off their Eurovision selection tonight with the first Semi-Final of Supernova 2019. Eight artists will compete tonight for the chance to qualify for the final. The competing artists are:
- Samanta Tina
- Edgars Kreilis
- Elza Rosenthal
- Aivo Oskis
- Alex Silvers
- Līga Rīdere
- Kris & Oz
- Full happiness
Artists will be judged by the jury, as well as the audience at home who can also call, text, and vote via the Supernova website for their favourite.
Watch the show live here.
Lithuania – Eurovizijos Nacionaline Atranka Heat Three
Hosted by Gabriele Martirosianaite and Giedrius Masalskis, the third heat of Lithuania’s national final Eurovizijos Nacionaline Atranka 2019 will be broadcast tonight from 20:00 CET. The show will feature eleven artists, who will be judged by a panel consisting of Ramūnas Zilnys, Vilius Alesius, and Jurga Šeduikytė.
Competing tonight are:
- Monika Marija – “Light On”
- Saulės kliošas – “Laiko mašina”
- Henry & Tommy Modric – “Neverpart”
- Queens of Roses – “Runaway”
- Živilė Gedvilaitė – “Learn From Your Love”
- Soliaris&ForeignSouls – “Song Of My Life”
- Alen Chicoo – “Your Cure”
- Gabrielė Rybko – “Lay it Down”
- Valerija Iljinaitė – “Scars are Beautiful”
- Indrė Juodeikienė – Bad Option”
- Elizabeth Olshey – “Never Enough”
Watch the show live on LRT from 20:00 CET.