Get out your dancing shoes, open your heart, maybe pull out a map and let’s talk about the Eurovision 2019 postcards! Eurovision is foremost a song contest, but one of the most fabulous add-ons that make it stand out from other music shows is the series of postcards that guide us through the night. The 50-second clips between songs introduce us to each act, but they also introduce us to the country that has the honour of hosting. Israeli broadcaster KAN delivered what some are saying are the best postcards ever — even outshining the famous 2014 snippets for some.
Eurovision 2019: All postcards
It’s hard to argue with that once you look at the expensive, cinematic shots on show. Built around the idea of dancing and its magical power to connect us, we see that plenty of this year’s artists are fantastic dancers (looking at you Luca and Tamta) and that others can be made to look cool and effortless with some professional help (we love you Victor Crone). The dancing took place all over the country — from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem to Haifa and beyond — and showcased some of the most beautiful spots in Israel.
From ballroom dancing on snowy mountains (Romania) to high-energy dancing in caves with strands of light coming through (Hungary), we visited awe-inspiring locations and were wowed by some surprise talents — who knew Oto would have those moves?! Or that Eliot would be so smooth with his dancers? And did anyone else compelely adore eventual winner Duncan Laurence’s alternative dance to the macarena? Tu es un roi!
In a year of standout postcards, which postcard stood out to you? Was Leonora’s ballet enough to make you well up, or were you more into Katerine Duska’s outing around a library? Did Bilal’s moves amongst all that art make you scream YAAAAS KWEEN, or were you more feeling Michela’s turn in the desert? Let us know in the poll below! You can vote for as many acts as you like, but you can only vote once so make it count!
The Netherlands have some massive shoes to fill next year with this particular section of the show. What was your favourite scene? Who had the best moves? What would you like to see from Dutch broadcaster Avrotros next year? Let us know in the comments below, and on Twitter HERE.