ESCXTRA.com are live in Israel at the Expo Tel Aviv press centre for day 7 of rehearsals ahead of the Eurovision Song Contest 2019! The countries rehearsing today, in chronological order, are Greece, San Marino, Armenia, Ireland, Moldova, Switzerland, Latvia, Romania, Denmark, Sweden, Austria, Israel, France, Spain, Italy, United Kingdom, and Germany.
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 Carousel, performing “That Night” for Latvia.
Firstly, remind yourselves what happened in the first rehearsal:
And now here is what we’ve noticed in today’s second rehearsal:
The performance starts with close camera shots of all the band members. The lead singer wears a large and green round hat and a white dress with a black belt. There are several camera angles, mostly close ups but also some from further away and both from front and from the back. There is a changing in atmosphere given by changes in lighting during the performance.
It starts off being dark and living-room feel-like, with some yellow bubbles floating in the background in the second half of the song, with increasing intensity. It then culminates with a bright orange sun rising from the bottom and it all ends with a close camera shot of the lead singer that slowly fades away.
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!