Today the moment of truth has arrived – Israeli broadcaster KAN will reveal the 8 potential songs for Eurovision 2022
When: 11:00 CET (12:00 Israel Time)
Format: After a long season of “X-Factor Israel 2022” has almost came to an end, we have the list of 4 finalists:
From left to right: Michael Ben David, Sapir Saban, Inbal Bibi, Eli Huli
Each of one will perform 2 original songs. Therefore, we will get 8 brand new songs today: 2 for each of the 4 finalists.
At the end of the streaming, the public vote will be open for Israeli fans.
Each voter will choose 1 of 2 songs for each finalists.
The voting will be open until Thursday.
The further phases in the selection will be:
- 3rd of February 2022: “Hashir Shelanu La’Eurovision 2022” – Each finalist will perform his 2 potential songs. With a combination of 25% jury votes, 25% professional committees, and 50% public vote, each finalist will remain with only one song!
- 5th of February 2022 : “X-Factor Israel 2022” the grand final – Each finalist will perform his song for Eurovision. The results will be determined by 25% professional committees, and 50% public vote.
According to reliable sources in the Israeli media, including the journalist Eran Swissa, we can reveal some more details about the 8 shortlisted songs!
- Chen Aharoni, a finalist in “Hakochav Haba La’Eurovision 2018” wrote one of the songs. The title of the song is “I am“. According to our sources, the song will be performed by Michael Ben David.
2. Another song in the running was written by the singer-songwriter Dikla. It will probably involve some oriental elements. We will guess this song will be performed by Sapir Saban.
3. Eli Huli was probably involved in his potential songs for the selection. He may have collaborated with producer Ruby Fayer.
4. Stav Begger, one of the co-writers of “Toy” (performed by Netta, winning song of Eurovision 2018), was the producer of 6 out of 8 shortlisted songs!
5. One of Eli Huli’s songs will probably be “Nostalgy”
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