Tonight Israel will start their search for their 2016 Eurovision Song Contest as “Next Eurovision Star” takes to the screens.
Next Eurovision Star is the new name for HaKokhav HaBa (Rising Star) which this year is entirely dedicated to finding a successor to Nadav Guedj who took Israel to their first Eurovision final in 5 years, earlier this year in Vienna. On the jury again this year are Assaf Etedgi, Keren Peles, Mookie and Harel Skaat. Harel Skaat will be a familiar name to Eurovision fans having represent Israel at Eurovision 2010 with the song “Milim”.
You can watch the show live here from 20:00 CET.