The schedule of how the  Eurovision Song Contest 2019 rehearsals will unfold has gone public. The first rehearsals will take place on May 4 and will reach up to May 18. During May 8 due to the Yom Hazikaron (Memorial Day) holiday no rehearsals will take place as all entertainment activities are not allowed according to local law.

Check out the overall time table of the rehearsal according to  GMT +2 time:

Saturday May 4

  • 10:00-10:30 Cyprus, First Rehearsal
  • 10:40-11:10 Montenegro, First Rehearsal
  • 11:20-11:50 Finland, First Rehearsal
  • 12:00-12:30 Poland, First Rehearsal
  • Lunch Break — 12:30 to 13:30
  • 13:40-14:10 Slovenia, First Rehearsal
  • 14:20-14:50 Czech Republic, First Rehearsal
  • 15:00-15:30 Hungary, First Rehearsal
  • Break — 15:30 to 15:50
  • 16:00-16:30 Belarus, First Rehearsal
  • 16:40-17:10 Serbia, First Rehearsal

Sunday May 5

  • 10:40-11:10 Belgium, First Rehearsal
  • 11:20-11:50 Georgia, First Rehearsal
  • 12:00-12:30 Australia, First Rehearsal
  • Lunch Break — 12:30 to 13:30
  • 13:40-14:10 Iceland, First Rehearsal
  • 14:20-14:50 Estonia, First Rehearsal
  • 15:00-15:30 Portugal, First Rehearsal
  • Break — 15:30 to 15:50
  • 16:00-16:30 Greece, First Rehearsal
  • 16:40-17:10 San Marino, First Rehearsal

Monday May 6

  • 10:00-10:30 Armenia, First Rehearsal
  • 10:40-11:10 Ireland, First Rehearsal
  • 11:20-11:50 Moldova, First Rehearsal
  • 12:00-12:30 Switzerland, First Rehearsal
  • Lunch Break — 12:30 to 13:30
  • 13:40-14:10 Latvia, First Rehearsal
  • 14:20-14:50 Romania, First Rehearsal
  • 15:00-15:30 Denmark, First Rehearsal
  • Break — 15:30 to 15:50
  • 16:00-16:30 Sweden, First Rehearsal
  • 16:40-17:10 Austria, First Rehearsal

Tuesday May 7

  • 10:00-10:30 Croatia, First Rehearsal
  • 10:40-11:10 Malta, First Rehearsal
  • 11:20-11:50 Lithuania, First Rehearsal
  • 12:00-12:30 Russia, First Rehearsal
  • 12:40-13:10 Albania, First Rehearsal
  • Lunch Break — 13:10 to 14:10
  • 14:20-14:50 Norway, First Rehearsal
  • 15:00-15:30 The Netherlands, First Rehearsal
  • 16:00-16:30 North Macedonia, First Rehearsal
  • 16:40-17:10 Azerbaijan, First Rehearsal

Wednesday May 8 — Memorial Day

NO ACTIVITIES ALLOWED

Thursday 9th May

  • 10:00-10:20 Cyprus, Second Rehearsal
  • 10:25-10:45 Montenegro, Second Rehearsal
  • 10:50-11:10 Finland, Second Rehearsal
  • 11:15-11:35 Poland, Second Rehearsal
  • 11:40-12:00 Slovenia, Second Rehearsal
  • Lunch Break — 12:00 to 13:00
  • 13:05-13:25 Czech Republic, Second Rehearsal
  • 13:30-13:50 Hungary, Second Rehearsal
  • 13:55-14:15 Belarus, Second Rehearsal
  • 14:20-14:40 Serbia, Second Rehearsal
  • 14:45-15:05 Belgium, Second Rehearsal
  • Break — 15:05 to 15:25
  • 15:30-15:50 Georgia, Second Rehearsal
  • 15:55-16:15 Australia, Second Rehearsal
  • 16:20-16:40 Iceland, Second Rehearsal
  • 16:45-17:05 Estonia, Second Rehearsal
  • 17:10-17:30 Portugal, Second Rehearsal

Friday May 10

  • 10:00-10:20 Greece, Second Rehearsal
  • 10:25-10:45 San Marino, Second Rehearsal
  • 10:50-11:10 Armenia, Second Rehearsal
  • 11:15-11:35 Ireland, Second Rehearsal
  • 11:40-12:00 Moldova, Second Rehearsal
  • Lunch Break — 12:00 to 13:00
  • 13:05-13:25 Switzerland, Second Rehearsal
  • 13:30-13:50 Latvia, Second Rehearsal
  • 13:55-14:15 Romania, Second Rehearsal
  • 14:20-14:40 Denmark, Second Rehearsal
  • 14:45-15:05 Sweden, Second Rehearsal
  • 15:10-15:30 Austria, Second Rehearsal
  • Break — 15:30 to 16:10
  • 16:20-16:50 Israel, First Rehearsal
  • 17:00-17:30 France, First Rehearsal
  • 17:40-18:10 Spain, First Rehearsal
  • 18:20-18:50 Italy, First Rehearsal
  • 19:00-19:30 United Kingdom, First Rehearsal
  • 19:40-20:10 Germany, First Rehearsal

Saturday 11th May

  • 10:00-10:20 Croatia, Second Rehearsal
  • 10:25-10:45 Malta, Second Rehearsal
  • 10:50-11:10 Lithuania, Second Rehearsal
  • 11:15-11:35 Russia, Second Rehearsal
  • 11:40-12:00 Albania, Second Rehearsal
  • Lunch Break — 12:00 to 13:00
  • 13:05-13:25 Norway, Second Rehearsal
  • 13:30-13:50 The Netherlands, Second Rehearsal
  • 13:55-14:15 North Macedonia, Second Rehearsal
  • 14:20-14:40 Azerbaijan, Second Rehearsal

Sunday 12th May

  • 10:00-10:20 Israel, Second Rehearsal
  • 10:25-10:45 France, Second Rehearsal
  • 10:50-11:10 Spain, Second Rehearsal
  • 11:15-11:35 Italy, Second Rehearsal
  • 11:40-12:00 United Kingdom, Second Rehearsal
  • 12:05-12:25 Germany, Second Rehearsal
  • 19:00-22:30 Opening Ceremony, Habima Square

Monday May 13th

  • 16:00-17:40 Semi Final 1, Dress Rehearsal 1 (including Israel, France & Spain)
  • 19:20-19:40 EBU & KAN Press Conference
  • 19:40-20:50 Junior Eurovision Press Conference
  • 21:00-21:45 Pre-Show
  • 22:00-00:10 Semi Final 1, Dress Rehearsal 2 (including Israel, France & Spain) — Jury Final

Tuesday May 14th

  • 16:00-18:10 Semi Final 1, Dress Rehearsal 3 (including Israel, France & Spain) — Family Show
  • 21:00-21:45 Pre-Show
  • 22:00-00:10 Semi Final 1, Live Show
  • 00:30-01:10 10 Finalists Press Conference + Grand Final draw

Wednesday May 15th

  • 16:00-17:40 Semi Final 2, Dress Rehearsal 1 (including Germany, Italy & United Kingdom)
  • 19:20-19:40 Show Hosts Press Conference
  • 21:00-21:45 Pre-Show
  • 22:00-00:10 Semi Final 2, Dress Rehearsal 2 (including Germany, Italy & United Kingdom) — Jury Final

Thursday May 16th

  • 16:00-18:10 Semi Final 2, Dress Rehearsal 3 (including Germany, Italy & United Kingdom) — Family Show
  • 21:00-21:45 Pre-Show
  • 22:00-00:10 Semi Final 2, Live Show
  • 00:30-01:10 10 Finalists Press Conference + Grand Final draw

Friday May 17th

  • 11:30-13:00 Opening Grand Final Rehearsal – All Finalists
  • 14:00-17:00 Grand Final, Dress Rehearsal 1
  • 21:00-21:45 Pre-Show
  • 22:00-01:30 Grand Final, Dress Rehearsal 2 — Jury Final

Saturday May 18th

  • 14:30-18:00 Grand Final, Dress Rehearsal 3 — Family Show
  • 21:00-21:45 Pre-Show
  • 22:00-01:30 Grand Final, Live Show
  • 02:00-02:40 Winner Press Conference

The INFE Network will be present at Expo Tel Aviv to over the whole program of rehearsal and all live shows. Stay tuned on the INFE’s international site and all regional media outlets to have the latest news on Eurovision 2019 .