Eurovision 2019 hosts, Assi Azar, Bar Refaeli, Erez Tal and Lucy Aharish.
(photo credit: KAN)
The sale of tickets to the Eurovision Song Contest reopened Thursday evening, 10 days after being halted by KAN due to irregularities.
The public broadcaster said on Thursday that after its investigation, 220 tickets to the grand finale on May 18 in Tel Aviv were revoked from those who had purchased them improperly. Those tickets, however, will only become available once again during the second round of sales sometime in April.
Beginning 6 p.m. local time on Thursday, Eurovision fans were be able to purchase those tickets that were still available last Sunday when the sale was halted. Those include tickets to the VIP green room on finale night, seats at the semi-finals on May 14 and May 16 and tickets to all the dress rehearsals. KAN said thousands of tickets to all of those shows remain available.
In April, the 220 finale seats that were already sold – in addition to a second wave of finale tickets – are set to go on sale. KAN has yet to provide an exact date for that event. The first wave of tickets for the grand finale sold out within two hours.
Despite the public spat between KAN and ticket provider Leaan over the irregularities, the public broadcaster chose to stick with the website.
Tickets to the semi-finals range from NIS 750-1,250, and tickets for all of the rehearsals range from NIS 300-1,250.
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