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Shalva Band Adds to a Successful Eurovision

in Life, Culture & Sports

Eurovision is over yet its waves are still running through the current of Israel. After a successful week of music, cheer and a beautifully driven quality production, Israel has proven it can manage an event of high scale. While Netherlands won the final vote, one special interval act seemed to capture the hearts of many…

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Israel is Pumped Up for Eurovision

in Tourism & Nature

With last year’s win by Netta Barzilai, Israel is laying out the blue, white, and orange carpet for Eurovision officials, artists and guests. The kickoff ceremony was hosted on Sunday evening at a crowded Habima Square, and “Dare to Dream” is the theme running through the veins of the now buzzing Eurovision Village. The village …

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Eurovision is Coming to Israel

in Tourism & Nature

Preparation is under way for the biggest song competition across Europe, taking place for the first time in over 20 years in Israel. After Neta Barzilai’s big win last year, she secured Israel as the home for this year’s competition, and Israel is ready to welcome about 20,000 people for the 48th annual Eurovision. Nine…

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Madonna and Netta Kick Up Sparks for Eurovision

in Life, Culture & Sports

While there are groups of people protesting Eurovision being in Israel, the show must go on – and it’s going on big. Madonna is expected to confirm her performance to kickoff Eurovision, thanks to a one-million-dollar donation, funded by Sylvan Adams, a well-known philanthropist who moved from Canada to Israel in 2015. He has dedicated…

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Young Band Wins Hearts in Israel

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While politics, religion and economics are ever dividing the nation of Israel, especially leading up to April elections, a new heartwarming movement seems to be taking center stage. Enter popular television show the Rising Star, or Kochav Habah in Hebrew, which is the annual competition to determine who represents Israel in the Eurovision Singing Competition.…

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