Eurovision 2019: KAN unveils Eurovision Village details

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KAN, the Eurovision 2019 host broadcaster, has released further details and information regarding the 2019 Eurovision Village in Tel Aviv.

The 2019 Eurovision Village will be aptly located at Tel Aviv’s Charles Clore Park on the beachfront.

The Eurovision Village will be specially built for the ocassion at Tel Aviv’s Charles Clore Park and is set to welcome the thousands of Eurovision fans who will land in Tel Aviv for Eurovision. The Eurovision hot spot will operate from 12-18 May and will be open to the public from 17:00- 23.00 local time. On the days of the Semi-finals and Grand Final the premises will be open until the end of the live broadcasts. On Friday 17 May will be opened from 12:00-18:00 local time.

About Charles Clore Park

The 29.6 acre park is located at the southwest of Tel Aviv on the seafront and is internationally acclaimed for hosting the annual Tel Aviv Pride Closing Party. The annual Tel Aviv Pride Parade concludes at the Charles Clore Park with a massive closing party accomodating thousands of people.

What will happen at the Eurovision Village?

Eurovision fans will be in for a treat as they will be able to watch their favourite Eurovision acts perform live on the Eurovision stage. Both former and current Eurovision acts will be invited to grace the Eurovision Village stage in Tel Aviv.

So far Ivri Lider, Shefita (Rising Star finalist ), Israeli pop-rock band Ethnix, parody and tribute group Eurofalsh and an ABBA cover band are confirmed to grace the stage.

Live performances, competitions, themed parties, fun activities and games will all take place at the Eurovision Village.

Giant screens will be set up at the Eurovision Village for public viewing, locals and fans will be able to view the 3 Eurovision shows live from here. Visitors, fans and locals will also get to savour local delicacies and food at the various food stalls.

The highlight of the Eurovision events in Tel Aviv will be the largest Eurovision Village in the world, overlooking the Mediterranean coastline at Charles Clore Park. The Eurovision Village w will showcase performances by Israeli artists such as Static and Ben El, Stephane Legar, and former Eurovision superstars such as Dana International (Israel 1998, 2011) and Izhar Cohen (Israel 1978, 1985).

In addition, the Semi-finals and the Grand Final will be projected on giant screens and visitors will be able to enjoy the sea breeze while sitting at a giant bar overlooking the sea, surrounded by remarkable light compositions, created by the official lighting partner OSRAM.

Tel Aviv Eat Festival

The annual Tel Aviv Eat Festival will also be happening alongside the Eurovision Village (12-18 May) in a separate and adjacent compound. Visitors will be able to taste some of the most delicious dishes by Tel Aviv’s celebrated chefs. Participating restaurants include Manta Ray, Onza, Messa, The Blue Rooster and many others

The 2019 Eurovision Song Contest is set to take place on 14, 10 and 18 May at the Expo Tel Aviv in Tel Aviv, Israel.