Israel: Diana Golbi in pole position among last eight candidates

Diana Golbi, the winner of Idols in Israel in 2010, is still in the race to represent Israel at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev. She received the best grades in ‘The Next Star of Eurovision’ and will thus advance to the quarter final with ease.

Even though the next show in Israel will air this Monday and Tuesday, broadcaster Mako already gave away the results on their website. Golbi got an audition score of 95% in the tournament is the clear candidate to win it all in the end.

Here are the names of the remaining eight candidates in Israel:

Diana Golbi (winner of Idols 2010 in Israel)
Imri Ziv (Backing singer for Israel in 2015 and 2016)
Hally Lewis
Ta-La-Te (Three guys, singing in Oriental style)
The Beatbox Element (A Capella group)
Sapir Nahon
Julieta (Took part in Kdam in 2013)
Yona Shavin

The semi finals of The Next Star of Eurovision will air on the 6th and 7th of February. The grand final takes place on February 13th.