Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel. May 14-18, 2019
The 2019 Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Tel Aviv, Israel in May 14-18, 2019. This will be the first time that Eurovision 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, with fans traveling to visit having to choose between staying in the host city itself with its world class nightlife, or Jerusalem, just one hour away, with its uniquely rich history and culture.
Eurovision 2019 in israel – Dates
The contest 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.
Should I base myself in Tel Aviv or jerusalem?
The coastal city of Tel Aviv has a reputation around the world for being a liberal haven, a party and lighthearted city with amazing beach-life, night-life, and cafe-culture. The weather in mid-May should be perfect for the beach, strolling the boulevards, and enjoying the city. Basing yourself directly in 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, Jerusalem is unrivaled in the world when it comes to history and religious significance. The city also has a bustling cultural scene, culinary scene, and thriving underground nightlife, making it a unique alternative option for overnight accommodation.
The beach strip is definitely one of the best areas to stay in Tel Avi
Tickets for Eurovision in israel
Ticket information for Eurovision in Tel Aviv will be updated closer to the event date, and will be made available here once available.
How can I explore Israel?
Israel is a fascinating and diverse country, and a unique destination. Mid-may weather is perfect, and the treasures on offer here are something unique. Explore Jerusalem, the most holy city of them all, float in the waters of the Dead Sea, ascend Mount Masada, visit the Galilee, Bethlehem, Negev Desert, or even head across the border to Petra in Jordan. Due to limited public transport to most sites, the easiest and cheapest way to travel in Israel is generally with a tour or transportation service, such as these hand-picked tours.
Travel Packages for Eurovision 2019 in Israel
In order to provide a simple solution for fans traveling to Eurovision 2019 we have compiled several travel packages based on our recommended Israel travel itineraries, for those who want to be based in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem. Further information will follow shortly.