Eurovision 2019

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Netta Barzilai during a show in NYC

Netta reported to have role in Will Ferrell’s Netflix film ‘Eurovision’

Netta Barzilai was the international song contest’s winner in 2018, allowing Israel to host the event this year.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
13/09/2019

Miss Universe could be crowned in Israel at a pageant coming soon

Miss Universe could be crowned in Israel as early as this December, an Israeli daily is reporting.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
12/08/2019
Tamta of Cyprus performs during the Grand Final of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

Netflix buys rights to screen 2019 Eurovision from Tel Aviv

The 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv was won by Netherlands with the song “Arcade,” performed by Duncan Laurence.

The Eurovision effect

We have plunged so quickly into our next national political predicament that we may not have taken time to reflect on our success in pulling off Eurovision.

14 Days: Eurovision Win

Duncan Laurence of the Netherlands accepts the trophy from Israel’s Netta Barzilai after winning the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv on May 19.

28/05/2019
The eight-member Shalva Band

Shalva founder to receive honorary doctorate from Bar-Ilan

The organization's band made it to the finals of Israel's reality singing competition Hakochav Haba (Rising Star), which selects Israel’s contestant for the Eurovision musical competition.

Eurovision in Tel Aviv

Netta still shares the apartment with two other women. Her fame has not taken away her desire just to be a regular person.

By DAVID GEFFEN
25/05/2019
Madonna performs at 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

De-hyphenation, Madonna and Iceland’s bad guys

It will be interesting to see the results next week of the very real voting in the European Parliament elections.

The eight-member Shalva Band

Grapevine: Real winner

Many felt that Shalva’s performance of “A Million Dreams” was the real winner of Eurovision. The BBC tweeted, “Shalva Band Just one of a million reasons why Eurovision is the Greatest Show.”

Shalva

Shalva Band wins hearts performing at Eurovision - watch

Performers with blindness, Down Syndrome and other disabilities wowed millions at Eurovision. They dropped out of the contest so as not to violate Shabbat but were given a special slot.

By BEN BRESKY
20/05/2019
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