ESCXTRA.com are live in Israel at the Expo Tel Aviv press centre for day 6 of rehearsals ahead of the Eurovision Song Contest 2019! The countries rehearsing today, in chronological order, are Cyprus, Montenegro, Finland, Poland, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Belarus, Serbia, Belgium, Georgia, Australia, Iceland, Estonia and Portugal.
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 Darude featuring Sebastian Rejman, performing “Look Away” for Finland. 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!
Firstly, remind yourselves what happened in the first rehearsal:
And now here is what we’ve noticed in today’s second rehearsal:
Sebastian’s vocals are really strong today and much improved compared to the national final performance. It’s very slick with clever use of the LED backdrop to carry off the “magic trick” in which the dancer disappears from the podium to the LEDs and then reappears once again.
There are a few more shots of Darude this time round but the focus is definitely on the relationship between Sebastian and his female dancer. This is a wise decision as it removes dead camera time, something Gromee struggled with for Poland last year.
Here is a reminder of the first rehearsal:
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!