Italian metal band Måneskin wins top prize.
Alene pulled off a polished, flawless performance of "Set Me Free," which she sang with charm, personality and high energy and once again she managed to hit the highest note ever sung at Eurovision.
Despite the precautions, several COVID-19 infections were reported during rehearsals and the semi-finals.
Eden Alene upholds 48 years of Israeli tradition with performance in Saturday night’s finals
She will perform 12th in the first group of semi-finalists when the contest opens at 10 p.m. Israel time tonight and the event will be broadcast live on KAN 11.
Performances will be given by 39 participating countries and fans will have to have a negative coronavirus to attend.
After the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) rejected the song, Belarus submitted another option, by the same band. But late on Friday the EBU also turned that down.
The song, an anthem to Russian women’s resilience in English and Russian, won the national contest, fittingly, on International Women’s Day.
"They are starting to press us on all fronts. Even at Eurovision, I see," Lukashenko said, in his first public comments about the backlash to the anti-protest anthem.