In the extremely tough, close and dramatic struggle between the Eurovision 2019 participants, Duncan Lawrence from the Netherlands triumphed in the contest. His song Arcade brings the next year's European Song Contest from Israel to the Netherlands.
This country has not held the Eurovision since 1980. However, it is the fifth victory for the Netherlands in this song contest since it first took place in 1956; previously, the Dutch contestants won the Eurovision in 1957, 1959, 1969 and 1975. Now, Duncan Lawrence joins the row of the Dutch winners of the contest.
Eurocvision Song Contest 2019 in Israel is now over. The event took place at Expo Tel Aviv's Pavilion 2, from May 14 through May 18. The Grand Finale included many bright events, such as Madonna's live perormance on stage, and certain surprises, like the appearances of famous and favorite performers from previous editions of Eurovision.
Ukraine could not vote during this particular Eurovision; it was not represented at this year's event.