A total of 41 countries are participating in the 64th edition of Eurovision 2019, which begins Tuesday (May 14th) in Tel Aviv (Israel) with the first semifinal. An event hosted by Sandy Héribert and André Manoukian, to be seen live from 9 pm on France 4 and simultaneously on franceinfo.fr.
Slovenia, Byelorussia, Czech Republic, Montenegro, Cyprus, Serbia, Finland, Poland, Hungary, Estonia, Portugal, San Marino, Iceland, Georgia, Australia, Belgium and Greece will participate in this semi-final and only ten of them will win their ticket for the final on Saturday 18 May.
Germany, Spain, France, Italy, the United Kingdom and Israel (as host country) are automatically qualified. Bilal Hassani, who represents France, will interpret his title King during this semifinal and French viewers will vote to choose the country they want to see in the final.