According to the main German news “Tagesschau” the bombings also should harm the Eurovision Song Contest which will take place on May 18th. The security in and around the arena as well in Tel Aviv is very high. Nevertheless it must be taken into consideration that there might be attempts to avert that Israel is showing off.
Nevena has already got a lot of ESC experience – with Moje 3 back in 2013. Now she looks more mature and attractive. She is wearing the same outfit as in the national Serbian final. The background is beautiful and supports her outfit. Nevena will sing in Croatian.
The most striking element of the Belarussian performance are the extraordinary big white boots of Zena. It all looks like a Britney Spears number with various equipment on stage. The two attractive background dancers push this entry to a higher level.
This year Hungary is using a similar background, once Jamala had for its victory back in 2016: a golden tree. On the tree there are images of various men, it should symbolize the father and grandfather topic. The stage looks great and Joci appears quite convincing.
In the Montenegrin rehearsal all the six band members were dressed in white. Some of them were also wearing red scarfs. The choreography seems to be a bit improvised and should reflect the lightness of the video clip.
As expected the Slovenian duo Zala & Gasper have a quite minimalist stage show, just stars in the background and the two musicians in front. They have been dressed in white. If this will be their outfit for the Semi Final is still unknown. But they make a solid impression.
The Polish girls Tulia have made a very good impression on stage. Their outfits are stunning and the way they present their unusual song is quite stylish. They are also using a rotating platform. In combination with the LED background it has something very special.
The big question has been, will the Finns take the turning cube to Tel Aviv? And they did not. Therefore the dancing lady is doing her performance on a podium and DJ Darude is located on the side while Sebatian Rejman is using the catwalk.