Eurovision 2019 date, tickets and UK entry and song revealed

Eurovision 2019 air date and times for UK

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What date is Eurovision 2019? From the final to tickets and our UK entry, here's all you need to know!

Eurovision is on its way for 2019 and with three months to go, here are all the important details for the UK...

Eurovision 2019 date

The dates of the Eurovision Song Contest have been confirmed for Israel later this year.

The 64th Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Tel Aviv throughout the third week of May this Spring. The event will be hosted at the Expo Tel Aviv.

The Semi Finals will be broadcast on Tuesday, 14 and Thursday, 16 May on BBC Four. The UK air time has not been confirmed but typically begins at 8PM.

The Eurovision 2019 Final date is 18 May and will air live on BBC One, again usually starting at 8PM.

Once again, Graham Norton will be in charge of the main ceremony.

Eurovision 2019 tickets

Tickets to be in the audience in Israel have yet to go on sale at the time of writing.

However, Israeli ticket company Leaan has been announced as the official ticketing partner.

You can stay up to date on the release of Eurovision 2019 tickets via the Official Eurovision.tv website here.

UK Eurovision entry 2019

The UK Eurovision entry 2019 was confirmed in February and singer Michael Rice will be representing us in Israel in May.

The UK Eurovision song selection contest this year saw six prospective acts performing for the honour of representing the United Kingdom at Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel Avi, Israel.

Hosted by Mel Giedroyc and winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2015, Måns Zelmerlöw, the selection show aired on BBC Two and saw a viewer vote to decide our entry.

Michael will head to Eurovision with his song Bigger Than Us, written by Laurell Barker, Anna-Klara Folin, John Lundvik and Jonas Thander.

Former X Factor hopeful Michael taught himself to play piano from YouTube videos after his mum bought him a keyboard. Last year, he became the first winner of BBC One's singing show All Together Now.

Michael said about his song: "My version of Bigger Than Us is such an epic, big song with a big key change and harmonies, and I think the lyrics resonate with everyone"

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