🇮🇱 Songs competing in HaShir Shelanu L’Eurovizion released

🇮🇱 Songs competing in HaShir Shelanu L’Eurovizion released

With the reveal of their finalists complete, KAN has now revealed the eight songs, competing to be Israel’s entry to the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest in Turin.

Four artists, two songs each, one song for Eurovision 2022 for Israel

You are able to listen to the competing songs by clicking the song titles:

Inabl Bibi“Marionette”“ZaZa”
Sapir Saban“Breaking My Own Walls”“Head Up”
Michael Ben-David“Don’t”“I.M”
Eli Huli“Blinded Dreamers”“Nostalgia”

Those in Israel can vote for their favorite entry through this link.

What Happens now?

On February 3rd HaShir Shelanu L’Eurovizion (which translates to “Our Song For Eurovision) will take place, where it will be revealed which of the 2 songs chosen for the artists will be performed in The X Factor final.

Then on February 5th, the final of The X Factor will take place. The four artists will perform a cover song before being cut to three. The final three artists will perform their potential Eurovision song before the winner is announced.

How will the winner be decided?

The winner will be decided by a jury, a professional committee, and televoting. The weighting of these votes is 25% Jury vote (consisting of The X Factor judges), 25% Professional committee, and 50% televoting.

Israel’s Eurovision Journey

Israel has a long and wealthy history in the Eurovision Song Contest, making their debut in 1973 with Ilanit and “Ey Sham”. Their first entry scored 97 points, placing 4th. Israel has since gone on to win the Contest on four separate occasions – in 1978, 1979, 1998 and 2018.

Eden Alene returned to represent Israel in 2021 after the coronavirus pandemic meant that she was not able to perform in Rotterdam the previous year. Alene scored 93 points and finished in 17th place with her song “Set Me Free”.

What do you think of Israel’s finalists? Who do you want to see represent the country in Turin? As always, let us know what you think in the comments below or on social media. Don’t forget to follow ‘That Eurovision Site’ over at FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.

News Source: KAN

Photo Source: Ohad Kab

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