Israel: 48 candidates remain after auditions (UPD)

The Israeli selection process for the Eurovision Song Contest is going towards the serious part. The show ‘The next star of Eurovision’ has been underway since the start of December and after many weeks, the audition rounds are nearing its end.

We will update this article until all the audition-broadcasts are over. All artists that initially made the cut in the talent show, had to take the stage again to show their talent.

As was the case when Nadav Guedj won the show last year, the jury of ‘The next star’ in Israel consists of Assaf Etedgi, Keren Peles, Mookie and Harel Skaat, who represented Israel in 2010 at the Eurovision Song Contest. They decided that these act are still in the race to represent their country this year in Stockholm:

Oded Sharabi
Shtar

Eliana Lubinki
Kiara Duple
Nofar Salman
Hovi Star
Ela Daniel
Noam & Yael Cohen
Neomi Azran
Dave Rubin
Sapir Kakoon
Evyatar Tzadok
Uriel Aharoni
Sharon Fartuk
Maya Bernadski
Maya Smirnov
Yoni Grayev
Maor Gamliel
Shira Becker Goldshtein
Gil Chadash
“Velma” (Matan Velner & Hen Elmakias)
Kim Segal
Talsha (Tal Shachar Ben Ari)
Avi Eilot (Alush) & Shvachya Bat Israel
Ron Buchnik
Hana Edri
Shlomi Levi
Eylon Ftachya
Adi Achrack
Duet Almanor
Natio Marlboro Zafran
Meir Green
Mika Tzur
Matan Elkayam
Almog Hillel
Ofir Haim
Mor Terry
Roni Silver
Kfir Popovic
Idan Tendler
No Amar
Lion Miara
Achi Natan
Band Shotef 60
Adi Avrahami
Band Zaaluk
Hila Ben David
Shay Peri

Here the see the results of all castings in the first shows of The Next Star of Eurovision in Israel. Eliminated acts are listed in Italic:

Show 1 – 5 December

Performer Song Result
Oded Sharabi At 79%
Band Shtar In the end 86%
Hovi Star Take me to church 89%
Nufar Salman Hgoral haze 93%
Gal Sabag Ahuvat levavi and Ahavat khayay 18%
Kiara Duple Titanium 77%
Eliana Lobiniki Make you feel my love 73%

 

Show 2 – 12 December

Performer Song Result
Naomi Azran Me and My Broken Heart 93%
Noam and Yael Cohen All about that bass 71%
Leon Kichler Rhythm Inside 13%
Evyatar Zadok Yeled 79%
Sapir Kakon Ad Shetachazor 80%
Opal Tzabari Malkat HaShoshanim 10%
Apollo Music is a Drug 38%
Ella Daniel Rehab 94%
Dave Robin Lately 94%

Show 3-4 – 18-19 December

Performer Song Result
Ben Zohar The Rhythm 20%
Maya Bernadsky My Immortal 84%
Uriel Aharoni Fight 92%
Sharon Fartouk Mikol Ha’ahavot 78%
Tzahi Yona Halayla Mesiba 18%
Yoni Grayev Sipur Chayai 73%
Liran Gray Shirt Kol Hachalomot 18%
Maya Smirnov Le Vie En Rose 85%

Show 5-6 – 25-26 December

Performer Song Result
Duet Velma Enjoy The Pain 76%
Shira Goldstein Cada Dia 80%
Maor Gamliel Yotse meihaaron 83%
Kim Segal Somewhere Over The Rainbow 85%
Elisha Shmuel Eurovision Medley 28%
Gil Chadash Lo stam 91%
Talsha Wrecking Ball 79%
Gil Torbin Lo kal 10%

Show 7-8 – 01-02 January

Performer Song Result
Avi Eilot & Shevachia Don’t you ever Leave Me 88%
Eilon Petahia Tam velo nisham 75%
Oshrat Kakun Barbie Girl 15%
Avia Baran She wolf 36%
Sagiv Luzon Lihyot Celeb 31%
Ron Buhnik She Will Be Loved 81%
Hana Edri Naci En Alamo 85%
Hadassa Yeshurun O balara 33%
Shlomi Levi Eyn lee ahavah 89%

Show 9-10 – 08-09 January

Performer Song Result
Adi Achrack Masterpiece 71%
Tal Katsir Wuthering Heights 33%
Svetlana & Ross Shevua 34%
Duet Almanor Counting Stars 70%
Mona Mor Let It Go 41%
Nati Marlboro Zafran Papaoutai 89%
Amnon Argov Eich hu shar 55%
Meir Green Golden Boy 75%

Show 11-12 – 15-16 January

Performer Song Result
Mika Tzur Haomnam 81%
Linoy Gadasi Mangina 66%
Matan Elkayam Ani Hozer 72%
Band Spyborg Confutatis 43%
Almog Hillel Elaich shar 79%
Hanan, Bat-El, Matan Elkayam Derech Heshalom 42%
Ofir Haim Ya 79%
Mor Terry Shilchi Oto 85%
Biton Brothers Shearit mi-atzmi 48%
Roni Silver Caruso 94%

Show 13-14 – 23-24 January

Performer Song Result
Kfir Popovich Latet Velakahat 76%
Renana Oren Single Ladies 51%
Itai Aviran Drilling In 38%
Idan Tendler Wake Me Up 77%
Karl McConnon Satisfaction 48%
Noa Amar We Are Here 73%
Lion Miara Boi Achshav 79%
Achi Natan Million Sheelot 76%

Show 15-16 – 29-30 January

Performer Song Result
Noy Alli All About the Bass 65%
Band Shotef 60 Le hatsil et haolam 72%
Adi Avrahami Bakirkas haze 71%
Band Zaaluk El Marido 71%
Shlomi Ben Simon Artur 57%
Hila Ben David Golden Boy 80%
Nir Kitaro Wrecking Ball 47%
Shay Peri Hashir al haaretz, Onat ha-nedidah 76%