Israel charged up for Eurovision song contest final

For the first time since 2010, Israel's entry into the annual Eurovision song competition has advanced past the semi-final stage.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
May 23, 2015 22:09
Nadav Guedj representing Israel performs during a dress rehearsal

Nadav Guedj representing Israel performs during a dress rehearsal for the second semifinal of the upcoming 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna. (photo credit: REUTERS)

 
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Israelis will flock en masse to their living rooms Saturday night in anticipation of the finals of the Eurovision song contest final.

For the first time since 2010, Israel's entry into the annual Eurovision song competition has advanced past the semi-final stage.

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On Thursday, 16-year-old Nadav Guedj, the youngest contestant in the competition, successfully captured the last final slot after wowing the judges and the Vienna audience with his super-poppy track, Golden Boy.

Guedj will appear among the final ten performers when he takes the stage in the finals on Saturday.

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