Israel The Next Star

Israel: Quarter-finalists ready in "The Next Star"

Seven are left in The Next Star (הַכּוֹכָב הַבָּא) to fight for a place in the Quarter-final, Semi-final and the Final

Since 9 December 2014 the national selection show in Israel "The Next Star" has eliminated lots of hopefull contestants, leaving only seven. These seven will now fight for the title in the Israelic quarter-final of The Next Star, and also the ticket for Vienna 2015.

The 7 quarter-finalists in The Next Star

• Avia Shoshani
• Iki Levy & The Rasta Hebrew Men
• Nadav Guedj
• Orit Biansey
• Nava Tehila Walker
• Sa'ar “Rusty" Davidov
• Sari Nachmias

The 9 artists eliminated from The Next Star

Asif Zilberman
Lirose Balas
Yefi & Osher Aricha
Random Dogs
Tzadok Garame
Eva Al Keneresh
Evyatar Adir
David Maman
Almog Nashawi

The quarter-final, semi-final and final of The Next Star

1 February: Quarter-final
8 February: Semi-final
15 February: Final

You can follow the contest on the official website (in hebrew).

Israel in Eurovision Song Contest

Israel 1979 | Milk and Honey - "Hallelujah" (הללויה)

Israel has participated 37 times in Eurovision since debut in 1973. They have won the contest three times:
1978: Izhar Cohen and the Alphabeta - "Abanibi"
1979: Milk and Honey - "Hallelujah"
1998: Dana International - "Diva"

Israel has never ended last in the contest, but they failed to qualify for the Grand Final the last four years.

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