JERUSALEM, ISRAEL – Hovi Star and the song Made Of Stars (by Doron Medalie) will represent Israel in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. It was a long process when Rising Star marathon began. From dozens of participants four ended up tonight in the national final. The decision made out of public voting via App. This year the finalists were given / choose their songs before the national final. 100 songs submitted for them.
NATIONAL FINAL RESULTS
Hovi Star – Made of Stars (68%)
Nofar Salman – Made of Stars (67%)
Ella Daniel – Somebody Out There (58%)
Duel 1: Ella Daniel (67%, wildcard jury) vs Hovi Star (79%, winner)
Duel 2: Gil Hadash (49%) vs Nofar Salman (72%, winner)