We have a date! The United Kingdom will be choosing their act for the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 on Friday, February 8th. BBC have announced that they will broadcast the show on BBC Two that night.
Tickets by ballot
Furthermore, BBC have revealed that tickets won’t go on sale like last year. Due to the show taking place in a studio, Dock10 in Salford. It’s the first time the show will be hosted in Media City.
Tickets are available for fans aged over 16. Those under 18 need to be accompanied by an adult when going to the show. People can apply for tickets to the UK’s national final through Lost in TV right here. Tickets are free, but will be divided through a ballot. That means not everyone who wants to attend will actually be able to get a ticket.
Lost in TV have been kind enough to give those attending a dress code for the event. Fans are asked to dress ‘Party fabulous’. If you’re lucky enough to get a ticket, make sure you pull out all the glitter and glamour you can find!
Måns and Mel
Måns Zelmerlöw and Mel Giedroyc will return as hosts for the second year in a row. The show has undergone a format change this year. Instead of six acts with six songs, the United Kingdom will have just three songs. Each of the songs will be performed in two unique ways. A total of six singers will take part.
BBC Two will broadcast the show on Friday, February 8th. The national final will start at 20:30 CET and will be finished at 22:00. At that time, the United Kingdom will have found their entrant for the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel Aviv.
Last year, two time Eurovision backing vocalist SuRie had the honour of representing her country in Lisbon. She then sang the song “Storm”, but didn’t manage to finish high up on the leaderboard.