As previously reported, three songs will be performed by Eden Alene at the Israeli national final, due to take place on January 25th. The songs are due to revealed on Sunday. According to her Instagram stories, Eden is currently recording her versions of the demos the public voted for earlier this month.
Having whittled down over 200 submissions to just nine, the public were able to hear nine demos. After 11 days of public voting, the top two with the most votes were automatically qualified. The third song was selected by an expert jury assembled by KAN.
According to Israeli Hayom, “La La Love”, “Ue La La” and “Set Me Free” are the three songs that will be competing in the final of Our Song For Eurovision next month (January 25). Two of these were voted by the public, with the third being selected by a jury. The national final versions, recorded by Eden this month, are due to be released on Sunday (January 3). Whether this ‘leak’ is correct will be known later this week.
Longlist of pre-released demos for Our Song for Eurovision were as follows:
- Can’t Stop a Hurricane
- Coming Out
- La La Love
- Rise Up Today
- Set Me Free
- Spilling Magic
- Ue La La
Israel at the Eurovision Song Contest
Israel has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 41 times since making its debut in 1973. The country has won the contest four times. (1978, 1979, 1998, 2018), and has hosted the contest three times (1979, 1999 and 2019).
In 2020, Eden Alene was selected to represent Israel at Rotterdam. Another national final took place, which saw ‘Feker Libi’ chosen as their entry. Despite the cancellation of the 2020 contest, it’s been confirmed that Eden will represent Israel at the 2021 contest.
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