Israeli Selection 2020

Israel 2020: The Next for Eurovision 2020
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Artist selection: HaKokhav HaBa L'Eurovizion

The Israeli artist for Eurovision 2020 was selected in the talent show HaKokhav HaBa L'Eurovizion (The Next Star for Eurovision / הכוכב הבא לאירוויזיון). The show consisted of 15 auditions, 7 shortlisting rounds, 5 heats, 1 quarter-final, 2 semi-finals and 1 final.

Song selection: HaShir HaBa L'Eurovizion

The song that Alene should have performed at Eurovision 2020 was decided by a national final, HaShir HaBa L'Eurovizion, featuring a total of four songs.

HaKokhav HaBa L'Eurovizion

Artist selection

Duel 1

Duel 2


Israeli Selection 2020 – HaKokhav HaBa L'Eurovizion

Date4 February 2020
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.

HaShir HaBa L'Eurovizion

Song selection

Israeli Selection 2020 – HaShir HaBa L'Eurovizion

Date3 March 2020, 20:30 - 21:55 CET
HostLucy Ayoub
Voting10% in-studio jury
50% professional jury
40% televoting

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