The Grand Final of the 64th Eurovision Song Contest will take place on May 18th at the Expo Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel. Forty-one artists will take to the stage over three nights to perform their contributions for the contest, fighting to become the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2019.
Today sees the second rehearsals continue with the remaining nations competing in Semi-Final one and Semi-Final two. Second rehearsals last for 20 minutes and are an opportunity for delegatiosn to make changes before the dress rehearsals.
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12:40 CET // The final afternoon of second rehearsals for the semi-finalists will commence in 15 minutes time.
12:53 CET // Welcome to the next round of rehearsals for the participants of the second semi-final.
Romania: Ester Peony – On a Sunday
12:55 CET // The dancers have changed costumes, with less fringe on their clothes.
12:56 CET // The Press Centre was only shown part of that run through.
13:00 CET // Apart from the dancers’ costumes, there are no other changes for Ester’s performance so far.
13:09 CET // Pyrotechnics have been added for this third run through.
13:10 CET // One of the dancers has left the stage for unknown reasons.
Denmark: Leonora – Love Is Forever
13:17 CET // No major changes for Leonora so far.
13:20 CET // Leonora is apparently having problems with her in-ears.
13:27 CET // No major changes for the second run through.
13:31 CET // Leonora’s in-ears problems are still there but are a lot better than before.
13:37 CET // Leonora has finished her third run through.
Sweden: John Lundvik – Too Late For Love
13:43 CET // There has some smoke added to the performance.
13:46 CET // Apart from that, no changes to the performance.
13:55 CET // No major changes on this second run through.
14:04 CET // Another polished rehearsal from Sweden.
Austria: Paenda – Limits
14:10 CET // The staging is the exact same as the first rehearsal.
14:12 CET // Despite the immense staging, Paenda is not lost in the crowd.
14:21 CET // No changes for the second run through.
14:28 CET // Another intimate performance from Paenda.
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