ISRAEL – Nine months of national selection marathon through the talent show The Next Star, the winner declared 100% by the public. Imari Ziv, the 24 year old hunk from Israel will represent his country in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. It will be his third time on the Eurovision stage as he was backing singer for Nadav Guedj in 2015 and Hovi Star in 2016. Now his team and the Israeli Eurovision team of the national broadcaster will find the best song for him, revelation of which will take place soon.
FIRST ROUND RESULTS
Imri Ziv (78%) – Beatbox Element (52%)
Julieta (53%)* – Diana Golbi (84%)
Julieta got the wildcard by the jury to the Super Final
SUPER FINAL RESULTS
Imri Ziv (74%)
Diana Golbi (67%)