In Photos: Tel Aviv Teaches Locals How to Be Polite Ahead of Eurovision 2019

Lifeguards, market vendors and police officers participate in training designed to equip them with skills to treat tourists politely before they flock to Israel for the May song contest

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Life guards participate in a training session to equip them with skills to help them treat tourists politely, as the city prepares to host visitors during the Eurovision Song contest.
Lifeguards participate in one of the special training sessions, at Tel Aviv's Promenade.Credit: \ CORINNA KERN/ REUTERS
Life guards participate in a training session as part of an initiative by the Tel Aviv municipality to equip service industry workers with skills to help them treat tourists politely, as the city prepares to host visitors during the Eurovision Song contest, in Tel Aviv, Israel March 6, 2019.
Avant toi: Lifeguards learn how to treat tourists politely, as the city prepares to host visitors during the Eurovision Song contest.Credit: \ CORINNA KERN/ REUTERS
A tourist and life guards participate in a training session, as the city prepares to host visitors during the Eurovision Song contest.
A tourist and lifeguards participate in a training session at one of Tel Aviv's beaches.Credit: \ CORINNA KERN/ REUTERS
At the Carmel market in Tel Aviv, tourists and a market vendor participate in a special training session as part of the initiative by the municipality.
Heute in Tel Aviv: At the Carmel market in Tel Aviv, tourists and a market vendor also participated in a special training session.Credit: \ CORINNA KERN/ REUTERS
At the Carmel market in Tel Aviv, locals and market vendors participate in the special training session.
At the Carmel market in Tel Aviv, locals and market vendors participate in the special training session.Credit: \ CORINNA KERN/ REUTERS
Everyway that I can assist you: Israeli police participate in a special training session ahead of the Eurovision Song contest which will be held in Tel Aviv in May.
Everyway that I can (assist you): Israeli police officers participate in a special training session ahead of the Eurovision Song contest which will be held in Tel Aviv in May. Credit: \ CORINNA KERN/ REUTERS
Israeli police officers participate in a special training session ahead of the Eurovision Song contest which will be held in Tel Aviv in May
Israeli police officers participate in a special training session ahead of the Eurovision Song contest which will be held in Tel Aviv in MayCredit: \ CORINNA KERN/ REUTERS
Two of Eurovision 2019 hosts, Assi Azar, left, and Lucy Ayoub, reveal the order in which countries will perform at the song competition.
Two of Eurovision 2019 hosts, Assi Azar, left, and Lucy Ayoub, reveal the order in which countries will perform at the song competition. Credit: \ CORINNA KERN/ REUTERS
Meanwhile, Eurovision winner Netta Barzilai walked down the runway of Israeli designer Bananhot during the Tel Aviv Fashion Week. Netta will participate as a guest artist at the competition.
Meanwhile, Eurovision winner Netta, center, walked down the runway of Israeli designer Bananhot during the Tel Aviv Fashion Week. Netta will participate as a guest artist at the competition. Credit: AFP

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