ISRAEL – Despite the negative comments regarding not hosting non town own the national selection for Eurovision, KAN announced tender for the 2019 national selection, inviting production companies and broadcaster to bid for the project.
According to the basic criteria announced, the show must be broadcast over a number of months in a prime time slot and must be completed by January 2019.The selected channel must produce a variety of content with the selection promoted over multiple platforms. Potential supplementary programming around the selection process will be appreciated in the bidding. race.
KESHET was the broadcaster hosting the talent show The Next Star which has been used since 2015 to select the artist for the Eurovision Song Contest and it is expected to big again. The asset of KESEHT of course is the qualification fo the country the past three years the show was used for the artist selection.
On the other hand RESHET could bid as they are holding the rights for X Factor Israel and according to regional press they ar already in contact with KAN to discuss potential collaboration for 2019.