ESCXTRA.com are live in Israel at the Expo Tel Aviv press centre for day 3 of rehearsals ahead of the Eurovision Song Contest 2019! The countries rehearsing today, in chronological order, are Armenia, Ireland, Moldova, Switzerland, Latvia, Romania, Denmark, Sweden and Austria.
Note: Both Latvia & Moldova and Austria & Sweden have swapped places in today’s rehearsal running order.
Below, you’ll see our written review of each rehearsal. If you want more, you can follow our live stream from the press centre at the Expo Tel Aviv by visiting our home page. There, you can watch our immediate reactions to every single rehearsal.
Furthermore, read our handy guide for a more detailed look at this contest’s rehearsal schedule.
Rehearsing right now inside the Expo Tel Aviv is Ester Peony, performing “On a Sunday” for Romania. We will continue to update this article as each run through takes place, so make sure to keep refreshing for the most up-to-date review!
The performance starts off with Ester sitting on a red chair, which is the same from Selectia Nationale. She is wearing a glittery black dress, to match the tone of the lighting of the performance. in front of the LED backdrop while fire appears from the ground.
As the performance goes on, we see that Ester is accompanied by two dancers, two backing singers and a guitarist on stage. Throughout this, the LED changes to various dark backgrounds (which are inspired by the music video of the entry)
As we reach the climax of the song, and Ester goes on and hit those high notes, the background then changes to a fiery background which doesn’t last, as we reach the end of the song.
Stay tuned for our reviews for the rest of today’s rehearsals here at the Expo Tel Aviv. If you want to know what to expect for the rest of the day, check out our rehearsal schedule. Meanwhile, remember to tune in to our live stream from the press centre, via our home page, for instant reactions to each rehearsal!