It has been a couple of months since Michael Ben David won The X Factor Israel. Following on from his win, he will now represent Israel at the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest. Michael has since revealed a revamp for his song I.M. Fresh news from Israeli Eurovision outlet euromix reveals that Michael will be joined by 5 dancers for his Eurovision 2022 performance.
Who are Michael Ben David’s Dancers?
Michael’s dancers are Tomer Tenenbaum, Moti Pyles, Niv Elbaz, and Eyal Levy, they are joined by dance captain Tamar Ilnai. The team has also been getting help from an unnamed London-based choreographer. Tomer Tenenbaum has served as a dancer for Israel’s 2015 and 2017 entries.
About Michael Ben David
Michael Ben David is an Israeli singer. He has Ukrainian and Georgian heritage. In 2020 Michael graduated from the same performing arts school as past Israeli Eurovision artists such as Harel Skaat. During his time on X Factor Israel, he was mentored by Netta – who won the Eurovision Song Contest back in 2018 with her song toy.
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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”.
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News Source: Euromix
Photo Source: Shahar Arbiv