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“Same Heart” for Israel!

In a live broadcast held tonight, Israel has selected the song “Same Heart” (music and lyrics by Rami Talmid) to represent the country in Copenhagen. The selection process consisted of 100% televoting this year.  The Israeli public had 6 days to televote for their favorite entry out of the 3 that were presented; 10 votes per a phone device. These …

Israel: Listen to the three NF songs

Mei Finegold was internally selected by the Israeli broadcaster and today the three songs in the running were made public. One of them is going to be performed in May at the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark.   Same Heart [vsw id=”ESpRyn-B4bQ” source=”youtube” width=”425″ height=”344″ autoplay=”no”]   Nish’eret Iti (Staying with me) [vsw id=”qXWgMSDPTYs” source=”youtube” width=”425″ height=”344″ autoplay=”no”] …

Israel will release top 3 songs on Thursday

The Israeli Broadcasting Association (IBA) has announced in a press release that a special broadcast called “The Way to Copenhagen” will air this Thursday (February 27, 20:00 CET), revealing the 3 songs which will compete to represent Israel in Denmark. The special broadcast will be presented by Ofer Nachshon who is best known for awarding points from Israel in previous …

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 …

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