ISRAEL – Host country of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, just confirmed that Kochav Haba (Rising Star) will be the national selection for the artist who will represent the country next May. Confirmation came from Jerusalem Post reporter on Twitter.
Since 2015 the show has been used for the Eurovision selection of the artist and is aired through Keshet. It seems to have be successful not only because Netta won Eurovision through it but also all participants (Nadav Guedj, Hovi Star and Imri Ziv) qualified to the final in 2015, 2016 and 2017 respectively.
The show will have some changes. First, there will be there shows for the song selection for the winner artist. Second there will be an extra show for another finalist who will go to thee grand final of the show.
Finding the next Netta?
It's now official – Keshet's "Kochav Haba" will select Israel's 2019 Eurovision contestant, as it has for the past three years.
— Amy Spiro (@AmySpiro) August 22, 2018