Malta’s Eurovision star Michela arrives in Tel Aviv

Malta’s Michela Pace has flown to Israel ahead of the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv.

The 18-year-old from Victoria in Gozo flew from Luqa Airport this morning.

She will represent Malta with the song Chameleon on May 16.

Michela has had an incredible 2019 so far.

She is also a favourite with the Eurovision experts.

The music video for her track Chameleon has racked up more than 6.6 million views – the second highest in the competition.

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Michela from Victoria in Gozo won the right to represent Malta after winning the national final.

Malta has been drawn in the second semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest.

Michela will be the last singer to take to the stage on Thursday 16 May, immediately before voting begins.

Malta has been drawn against:

  • Switzerland
  • Sweden
  • Ireland
  • Austria
  • Moldova
  • Latvia
  • Romania
  • Denmark
  • Armenia
  • Albania
  • Azerbaijan
  • F.Y.R. Macedonia
  • Norway
  • Russia
  • The Netherlands
  • Croatia
  • Lithuania

When is Eurovision 2019?

The Eurovision week will have three shows: semi-final one on Tuesday, semi-final two on Thursday, and the final on Saturday.

Semi-final 1: Tuesday 14 May
Semi-final 2: Thursday 16 May
Grand Final: Saturday 18 May

All the shows will start at 9pm.

The slogan for Eurovision 2019 is Dare to Dream, and the total budget for the contest is estimated to be around €28 million.