Date: 11 months ago   Category: Culture

Israel can refuse holding "Eurovision" because of money

Holding "Eurovision" in Israel in 2019 has appeared under the threat again. RIA Novosti has reported about it. We will remind that the Israeli state has to transfer to the European broadcasting Union (EBU) 12 million euros for holding a song competition. The term of introduction of means has expired long ago, but as an exception it was prolonged till August 14, 2018. Meanwhile, as of August 13, the state corporation of TV and radio broadcasting Caen still hasn't received explanations about readiness of the state to invest in "Eurovision", the head of the Council of corporation Gil Omer in the letter has said to the prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu. As writes the agency, with reference to the widespread text of the address, Omer has warned Netanyahu that if 12 million euros aren't transferred to EBU within the next days, Israel should refuse holding "Eurovision". Photo: Google Images Share: money Eurovision Israel competition refusal