Israel staged the final of their Eurovision selection show Israel’s Rising Star and have crowned Imri Ziv as their winner. Imri will go on to represent Israel at Eurovision 2017, having previously performed as a backing singer in 2015 with Nadav Guedj and in 2016 with Hovi Star.
In a shock move earlier this week, Israeli broadcaster shortlisted eight acts from the qualifiers from the audition round of Israel’s Rising Star, in an untelevised round of its Eurovision selection show. Advancing to the quarter final round were Diana Golbi, Imri Ziv, Ta-La- Te,Hally (Hallelujah) Lewis, Sapir Nahon, The Beatbox Element,Yona Shavin and Julieta. Tonight and last night saw the show return to TV screens with two quarter final shows. Read on to find out who has advanced to the semi final rounds on 6th and 7th February.
Last night saw Israel stage the second of Israel’s Rising Star, their Eurovision 2017 search for a representative. This is the second of ten episodes in which the all star judging panel chose another two acts to advance to the next stage. Read on to find out who made it through.