Israel: HaKokhav HaBa L'Eurovizion


Artist selection

The Israeli artist for Eurovision Song Contest 2019 was selected in the talent show HaKokhav HaBa L'Eurovizion (The Next Star for Eurovision / הכוכב הבא לאירוויזיון). The show consisted of 16 auditions, 7 shortlisting rounds, 4 heats, 4 semi-finals and 1 final.

The winner of HaKokhav HaBa L'Eurovizion was Kobi Marimi. His song for Eurovision 2019, Home, was selected internally.


Duel 1

Duel 2


HaKokhav HaBa L'Eurovizion – Final

Date12 February 2019, 20:00 CET
HostsAssi Azar
Rotem Sela
Voting50% jury
50% televoting
In the first round the four finalists were paired in two duels. From each duel the contestant with the higher score advanced to the second round. After the last performance the jury members named one of the remaining two contestants.

In the second round, "superfinal" the remaining three contestants performed in front of the judges and the audience.

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