Eurovision Song Contest 2019: Host Country & Big Five First Rehearsals

The Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 is just one week away now, so it’s no surprise that rehearsals are underway. We’ve already seen all the semi-finalists first rehearsal videos, now it’s time to watch the host city and the big five do their first rehearsals.

But before we get into that, why not vote on our ranked poll who your favourites are, you can even vote for your own country – we won’t tell.

This year, Israel is hosting the contest, after Netta won with her song “Toy”. It will be held at the Expo Tel Aviv in Tel Aviv. The semi-finals are on 14 May 2019 and 16 May 2019; with the Grand Final taking place on 18 May 2019.

Here Are The Eurovision Song Contest 2019 First Rehearsal Clips:

Host Country & Big Five:

Israel: Kobi Marimi – Home

France: Bilal Hassani – Roi

Germany: S!sters – Sister

Italy: Mahmood – Soldi

Spain: Miki – La Venda

United Kingdom: Michael Rice – Bigger Than Us

That’s it, until the second rehearsal videos. Which is your favourite from the big five plus the host country? Have you voted for any of them in our ranked poll? Has seeing the stage productions made you like any of them more than what you did?

Let us know all your thoughts on the first rehearsals of the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 representatives of Israel, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK, on Twitter @CelebMix.

Written by Jonathan Currinn

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