Sixteen year old Israeli snatches coveted slot in Eurovision semi-final

The junior performer unleashed his super-poppy Golden Boy track on the Vienna audience, clinching his place among the ten performers to take the stage in the finals this Saturday night.

May 22, 2015 02:27
 Nadav Guegdj

Israel's 2015 Eurovision Star Nadav Guegdj. (photo credit: AFP PHOTO)


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

According to Israel Radio, on Thursday sixteen 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 this Saturday night.

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