The 2019 Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Tel Aviv, Israel in May 14-18, 2019. This will be the first time that the Eurovision Song Contest has been hosted in Israel for 20 years, and the location has been confirmed as Tel Aviv Exhibition Ground. Eurovision in Israel will be a memorable event. So don’t miss it!
Eurovision 2019 in Israel – Dates
The contest’s first Semi Final will take place on May 14, while the second Semi Final on May 16. The Grand Final is scheduled for May 18, 2019.
How to get to 2019 Eurovision Song Contest?
Tel Aviv is the cultural and business centre of Israel, located 45 minutes by road from Israel’s main international airport, Ben Gurion. The list of airlines flying to Tel Aviv is extensive and includes leading low-cost companies such as easyJet, Wizz, and Ryanair who provide great connections from most European cities.
Where should I base myself ?
The weather in mid-May should be perfect for the beach, strolling the boulevards, and enjoying Israel. Basing yourself directly in the host city of Tel Aviv is likely to be the most popular option for Eurovision fans heading to Israel in 2019.
Whilst Tel Aviv is the host city of Eurovision, Netanya located just 25 minutes drive from Tel Aviv is a great option for you to find somewhere to stay for your Eurovision trip to Israel. Centrally located for travelling around Israel, with its beautiful beaches, promenade, and many entertainment centres, IPC Vacation Rentals has many great options available to suit all budgets. Search here for availability and contact us today.
Tickets for Eurovision in Israel
Ticket information for Eurovision in Tel Aviv will be updated closer to the event date.
If you want to be out of the heat, take the kids, and enjoy a morning with the band “Rhythmania” In their show “Green Drumming” – special lighting, whetting stones, vibrant costumes and tons of rhythm! Their lively show is on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at theArik Einstein Cultural Center (6 Benny Berman St., Ir Yamim)http://www.netanya.muni.il/Eng
Tickets are available for only 10 NIS at the Absorption Department – Sunday-Thursday, 11:00 am-1:00 pm , Tel: 09-7880570 (Irena) or 09-8308811 (Heichal Hatarbut).
Dancing in the Square is part and parcel of Netanya’s culture and happens every year on Saturday evenings. Even if you don’t know traditional and/or more modern Israeli folk dancing, you’ll soon pick it up from the many many experienced participants. The music alone is lovely to listen to and the dancing is a delight to watch. The upcoming evenings are Saturday 18th and 25th August – from 21.00 to midnight.
August 14-16The Netanya International Clowning Festival returns for the fifth year – this year with special performances celebrating the 70th anniversary of Israeli clowning. The festival will include performances in the halls of the Municipal Cultural Center, the streets of the city and Independence Square.
During the Festi-Vocal, Netanya salutes Israeli singing in three major performances – a tribute to all the generations of winners of the Israel Prize, an evening of songs by Yossi Banai and a tribute to 70 years of Mizrahi (oriental) music. With the participation of music stars and singing groups from around the country,
Master classes and lectures with Yoav Kutner, Yoav Ginai, Yoram Rotem and others.
The Karmila Festival takes place on August 10th from 12.00 to 18.00 – Independence Square. The festival will celebrate the ethnic and renewed culture of the Ethiopian community, black music, hand-made art, chef’s dishes, homemade beers and performances by Esther Rada, Moti Taka, Axum and other.
The best Israeli artists, who were born in Netanya, will thrill us with a musical performance in honour of the 90th anniversary of Netanya and the 70th birthday of the State of Israel in Independence Square. The program includes musical contributions by the Netanya Dance Company “Havatzalot Netanya”, the Nitzan Choir of the Municipal Conservatory, the Tremolo Ensemble, the Netanya Kibbutz Chamber Orchestra and with the participation of the artists Yoni Ro’eh, Margol, Lior Miller, Izzy, Esther Rada, Dudu Erez, Ayala Ingdasht and others. Hosted by Ron Shachar. Singing guest: Shiri Maimon
July 25-26 – Netanya in white Netanya will celebrate a White Night on July 25/26 with performances by Omer Adam, Ely Botner, the opera Don Giovanni, telescopic observations and stars displays in Planetanya, a pajama party for children, a festival at Sironit Beach, a performance by Meyumana, night tours with the Netanya Museum, spectacular light displays, artistic ensembles from Netanya’s twin cities around the world, stands and a happening until morning light in the new Independence Square and various centers throughout the city.