Bookmakers announce new favorites of Eurovision 2018: Israel, Norway, and Estonia

Author : News Agency

Source : 112 Ukraine

After eight days of rehearsals in Lisbon, the bookmakers have changed their three favorites to win Eurovision Song Contest 2018: Israel, Norway, and Estonia - Eurovisionworld
22:00, 7 May 2018

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Israel remains on the first position, and Norway and Estonia have replaced Bulgaria and the Czech Republic in the top three. Before the rehearsal began both Bulgaria and the Czech Republic were a part of top-3, and Estonia and Norway were 6th and 7th. Back then the bookmakers' top-3 were:

Related: Opening ceremony of Eurovision 2018 takes place in Lisbon: Online broadcast

Israel (Netta with the song "Toy")

Norway (Alexander Rybak with the song "That's How You Write A Song", he has already won the contest in 2009)

Estonia (Elina Nechaeva with the song "La Forza")

According to forecasts of bookmakers, the representative of Ukraine, Melovin, would take 19th place.

Related: Eurovision 2018: Melovin's promo video presented

Eurovision-2018 will be held in the Portuguese capital. The semifinals of the contest are scheduled for May 8 and 10, the grand final would be held on May 12. The country will host the show for the first time thanks to last year's victory of its member Salvador Sobral, who became triumphant of the contest in Kyiv. All the shows will start at 21:00 CEST.

Related: Eurovision 2018: list of jurors made public

Filomena Cautela, Sílvia Alberto, Daniela Ruah & Catarina Furtado are hosts of Eurovision 2018. The online streaming will NOT be available in the USA, Canada, Brazil, and South Korea.

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