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 Nevena Božović, performing “Kruna” for Serbia. 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:
The big change here is that the graphic overlay we saw a glimpse of in Serbia’s first rehearsal has been developed. At the end of the first chorus, an on screen swirl appears from the LED floor and travels up Nevena’s dress. It’s extremely effective and adds to this flawless performance.
This is a classic Balkan ballad, delivered with a modern twist. This is surely a likely qualifier on Tuesday.
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!