Israel 2018 🇮🇱 and we have the four finalists for The Next Star final
ISRAEL – After last night’s show, HaKokhav HaBa (The Next Star Israel) is gearing up for the grand final as four finalists have been selected to represent potentially the country in the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. In the semi final the jury selected the participants one duel to battle each other.
Netta Barzilai won with 67% against Riki Ben Ari (44%). In the second round the five remaining artists competed for the second ticket to the final. Chen Aharoni won the ticket with 86%. In the next round the3 remaining acts competed in duels and we have the following results: Riki Ben Ari (82%) won Eden Meiri (76%) and Jonathan Mergui (88%) won Howie Danao (52%).
Now everything is ready for the final of the show which is set for February 13th. In the final we will not listen the Eurovision entry as the deadline for the songs submission due on February 19th and therefore we will know the Eurovision 2018 entry of Israel later on.
THE FINALISTS ARE
Riki Ben Ari