Israel and the ’big five’ – France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom – are already assured of a place in the final on 18 may. Also Australia does.
“Last year dared singer Netta dream, she won the Eurovision song contest in Lisbon and took them to the event to Israel. We are pleased that 42 countries will be represented in Tel Aviv and hope that the participating broadcasters have the same dream to pursue,” says songfestivalbaas Jan Ola Sand. According to him, the Israeli broadcaster CAN all push in the back to an unforgettable show to prepare for.
The netherlands and Switzerland to send next year for the sixtieth time a participant to the Eurovision song contest. Greece does for the fortieth time. Croatia, Estonia and Slovenia take it for the 25th time, part. Germany remains the record-holder, germany for the 63rd time. Australia is the youngest participant, because the country only since 2015.