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Israel: national final date set for March 5th

The Israeli Broadcaster has confirmed that the national final will take place in Jerusalem on March 5th 20:00 CET. During the live broadcast, Mei Finegold, the Israeli representative to Copenhagen will perform the 3 songs that were internally selected  by a special committee.  Mei has been busy producing videos for the 3 songs which will be released at the end of …

Israel: song titles and Grand Final details revealed

In a meeting held today, the special committee by the Israeli Broadcasting Association (IBA) selected 3 songs which will compete in the Israeli pre-selection.  87 songs were submitted and reviewed by a panel of experts that included several music industry professionals.  Among the 3 songs is one submitted by the Israeli representative for Copenhagen, Mei Finegold. Mei Fingold performs in the …

It’s official: Mei Finegold will represent Israel in Copenhagen

In a meeting held yesterday, the special committee by the Israeli Broadcasting Association selected singer Mei Finegold to represent Israel in Copenhagen 2014. Mei has confirmed the news and said she was certain that she would qualify and proceed to the Eurovision final. “I am not considering the possibility I will not make it to the final, I’m not even …

Who will represent Israel in Copenhagen?

IBA, the Israeli broadcasting Association has announced that this year’s entry will not be selected using the familiar Kdam format. A special committee will internally select an artist who will present 3 songs during a special televised song selection, a private Kdam. The committee will consist of music professionals, IBA representatives and it will be supervised by a court judge …

Flashback Friday: Liora discusses her journey since representing Israel in 1995

Back in 1995, Liora represented Israel with the beautiful song “Amen”, a song that was composed by Moshe Datz who was a part of Duo Datz  (Israel 1991). Liora placed 8th that year, receiving 81 points. ESCUNITED caught up with Liora to discuss her Eurovision adventure and her interesting journey since. Here is what she shared with us. Looking back …

The Diva’s return: Dana International develops new reality show

Ding Dong: Eurovision’s Diva, Dana International is in advanced stages of developing a new reality show for the Israeli music channel, channel 24. The new reality show, which is scheduled to be broadcasted in February 2014, will focus on Dana travelling through Israel in attempt to form the a new Israeli pop girl band. The female contestants who will impress …

Interviews – Day 4 Rehearsals

ESC United talked to the acts that had their first rehearsals today. They will be performing in the second half of Semi Final 2 at the Eurovision Song Contest in Malmo, Sweden. The Semi Final will take place exactly next Thursday so let’s get to know them a little better. Unfortunately we were unable to get you the Georgia interview …

The 2013 “Expert” Panel – ISRAEL

Every year our “Expert” Panel comes together to judge all entries for the Eurovision Song Contest and they’re back to take apart the 2013 entries and rank them accordingly. While their characters and comments may be wacky, the scores are dead serious. All 13 panelists will comment on the song and rank them accordingly giving it points using a scale …

Moran Mazor to represent Israel in Malmo

The National Final in Israel has just concluded and the televoters and juries decided that Moran Mazor should fly the flag for Israel in Malmo with the song Rak bishvilo. The ESC United readers once again should be really happy as their favorite per our Poll HERE won it all.   [vsw id=”y8YNSQqY_AE” source=”youtube” width=”425″ height=”344″ autoplay=”no”]   What are …

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