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How to watch Eurovision 2019: Dates, times and channels for the song contest finals

THE Eurovision Song Contest 2019 is returning sooner than you think, with this year's occurrence being held in Tel-Aviv, Israel.

And as the competition enters its 64th run, here are all the details you need in order to keep up with this year's show…

When is the Eurovision 2019 on TV?

Eurovision 2019 will be broadcast on May 14, 16 & 18 on BBC One.

Former X Factor contestant and winner of BBC's All Together Now Michael Rice, 21, has been picked to represent us in the contest this year.

He will travel to Tel Aviv, Isreal in May to sing the song Bigger Than Us.

Graham Norton will provide the commentary from Tel Aviv.

The programmes will be available to watch online with BBC iPlayer shortly after they are broadcast.

Will Eurovision 2019 be broadcast on the radio?

Last year, Graham Norton's Radio Two show will be broadcast live from Lisbon from 10am.

BBC Radio 2 has yet to release the scheduled programme for Eurovision 2019.

Watch this space for more details.

Is there a live stream for Eurovision 2019?

Eurovision 2019 will also be live-streamed online.

The semi-finals and final will be available to watch on the Youtube channel Eurovision Song Contest.

The channels will also be providing Eurovision reaction videos, interviews, song reviews.

It is currently possible to watch live streams videos of each country's entry on the main Eurovision channel and wiwibloggs, as well as Eurovision.tv and Eurovisionlive.com

What is Rylan Clark-Neal's role in Eurovision?

Rylan made the exciting announcement that he will be announcing the UK's votes during the Eurovision final.

Clearly delighted, the presenter took to Twitter via the BBC Eurovision'a official account to share the happy news:

"Hello Europe! This is Rylan calling and I'm so excited to announce that not only am I going to be hosting to semi finals alongside lovely Scott Mills.

"but I will be flying straight back to London to announce the votes of the United Kingdom for the final."

He added: "I've waited my whole life to do this and I can't believe that it's finally happening.

"I'm so excited for everything, the backdrop; is it going to be the London skyline? Is it gonna be the dome? A picture of me? I don't know! It could be anything but I'm so excited to be doing it."

Can I follow Eurovision 2019 on social media?

It is possible to keep track of all the Eurovision action via Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

The BBC Twitter account is @bbceurovision and the official account of the contest is @Eurovision.

You can also follow both accounts on Instagram as well as @wiwibloggs.

On Facebook there are the pages @eurovisiononline and @EurovisionSongContest.

The website www.eurovision.tv is also filled with articles and updates on Eurovision 2019.

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Where is Eurovision being hosted?

Eurovision Song Contest 2019 will be held in Israel, just one year after Israel’s very own Netta Barzilai won the competition show.

The city of Tel Aviv was named as the host of this year’s contest.

Tel Aviv is the second largest city in Israel and is located on the Mediterranean coast with an estimated population of 400,000 people.

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