42 countries to compete at Eurovision 2019 – Official list of participants revealed

EBU has just revealed the official list of participating countries that will compete at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. 42 countries will take part in the 64th edition of Europe’s Favourite TV Show, which is set to take place on May 14th, 16th and 18th May in Tel Aviv, and Israel. 

The following 42 countries will participate in the upcoming contest.

flag_Albania_icoAlbania (RTSH)flag_Israel_icoIsrael (IPBC/KAN)
flag_Ukraine_icoArmenia (AMPTV)flag_Italy_icoItaly (RAI)
flag_Australia_icoAustralia (SBS)flag_Latvia_icoLatvia (LTV)
flag_Austria_icoAustria (ORF)flag_Lithuania_icoLithuania (LRT)
flag_Azerbaijan_icoAzerbaijan (ICTIMAI)flag_Malta_icoMalta (PBS)
flag_Belarus_icoBelarus (BTRC)flag_Moldova_icoMoldavia (TRM)
flag_Belgium_icoBelgium (VRT)flag_Montenegro_icoMontenegro (RTCG)
flag_Croatia_icoCroatia (HRT)flag_Netherlands_icoThe Netherlands (AVROTROS)
flag_Cyprus_icoCyprus (CYBC)flag_Norway_icoNorway (NRK)
flag_Czech-Republic_icoCzech Republic (CT)flag_Poland_icoPoland (TVP)
flag_Denmark_icoDenmark (DR)flag_Portugal_icoPortugal (RTP)
flag_Estonia_icoEstonia (ERR)flag_Romania_icoRomania (TVR)
flag_Finland_icoFinland (YLE)flag_Russia_icoRussia (C1R)
flag_France_icoFrance (FT)flag_San-Marino_icoSan Marino (SMRTV)
flag_Ukraine_icoFYR Macedonia (MKRTV)flag_Serbia_icoSerbia (RTS)
flag_Alemania_icoGermany (ARD/NDR)flag_Slovenia_icoSlovenia (RTVSLO)
flag_Georgia_icoGeorgia (GPB)flag_Spain_icoSpain (TVE)
flag_Greece_icoGreece (ERT)flag_Sweden_icoSweden (SVT)
flag_Hungary_icoHungary (MTVA)flag_Switzerland_icoSwitzerland (SRG/SSR)
flag_Iceland_icoIceland (RUV)flag_Ukraine_icoUkraine (UA:PBC)
flag_Ireland_icoIreland (RTE)flag_United-Kingdom_icoUnited Kingdom (BBC)

Jon Ola Sand, Executive Supervisor of the Eurovision Song Contest, said “Last year Netta dared to dream and won the contest in Lisbon, bringing it to Israel for 2019. We are thrilled that 42 countries will be represented in Tel Aviv and hope the participating broadcasters are inspired to have the same dream. The team at KAN is busy preparing to welcome the participants – and the World! – to Tel Aviv and will be putting on a show to remember.”

Eldad Koblenz, the CEO of the Israel Public Broadcasting Corporation (IPBC), KAN added,“We already know that dreams come true when we saw Netta Barzilai win the Eurovision Song Contest in May and bring the trophy back to Israel for a third time. Netta allowed us to dare to dream and now, as these dreams are being realised, we can’t wait to host the 42 delegations who will aspire to do the same. All of us at KAN are looking forward to welcoming everyone to an exciting and memorable Eurovision Song Contest that will be watched by millions of viewers in Israel and across the globe.”

Israel will host the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 following Netta‘s victory in Lisbon.

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