Exclusive: Israeli artist to Vienna will be…
TEL AVIV, ISRAEL – The team of oikotimes.com has secure information that Israel’s entry will be selected through a different selection. We have information that really will surprise you as Yoav Ginai told yesterday to colleague website. Today all media in Israel report the latest news.
First of all Israel will participate in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 despite the shut down of the broadcaster and the re-launch of it in mid March. Second, Radio 88 FM involvement in the internal selection has been suspended as IBA thinks they didn’t make a serious effort on it.
Now, who will represent the country in Vienna? Well it’s going to be the winner of the talent show “The Next Star” which starts on early January and will conclude in mid March. It will be aired on Channel 2 although IBA will air the Eurovision semi-finals and the final.
The show is on Channel 2 and is called “HaKokhav HaBa”, “The Next Star”, and is an Israeli creation and was sold to many countries under the name “Rising Star” (France, Germany, Italy, Greece, Hungary etc.)
No information on how the song for the lucky winner will be decided though…
special thanks to Olivier Rocher (France) for the information