Israel in the Eurovision Song Contest 1995

Israel entered the Eurovision Song Contest 1995 with the song "Amen" by Liora after she won the Israeli national final.

Eurovision Song Contest 1995
Country Israel
National selection
Selection processKdam Eurovision 1995
Selection date(s)9 March 1995
Selected entrantLiora
Selected song"Amen"
Selected songwriter(s)
Finals performance
Final result8th, 81 points
Israel in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Before EurovisionEdit

Kdam Eurovision 1995Edit

This Israeli broadcaster, IBA, held a national final to select the Israeli entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 1995, held in Dublin, Ireland. The contest was held at the IBA TV Studios in Jerusalem, hosted by Aki Avni and Michaela Berko. 13 songs competed, with the winner being decided through the votes of 7 regional juries. The spokesperson for Haifa's jury, Ofer Nachshon, would later go on to present Israel's votes at Eurovision between 2009 and 2017.

The winner was Liora (Liora Fadlon Simon) with the song "Amen", composed by Hamutal Ben-Ze'ev.[1]

Final – 9 March 1995
Draw Artist Song Points Place
1 Eli Luzon "Mal'ahi hakatan" 46 4
2 Tali Koren "Kmo Brigitte" 6 11
3 Limor Azaria-Tvito "Kesef" 4 13
4 Lea Lupatin and Ofer Levi "Ha'aretz hamuvtachat" 53 3
5 Si Heiman "Batelevizya halaila" 45 5
6 Dana International "Laila tov Eropa" 67 2
7 Haya Samir "El hage'ula" 31 6
8 Ya'akov Nave "Nashkini na" 5 12
9 Yulia "Tfila" 20 8
10 Bnot Ya'akov "Ahavat David" 27 7
11 Liora "Amen" 82 1
12 Shalva Berti "Halevai alecha ve'alai" 13 9
13 Avi Eylot "Rachok mehabayit" 7 10
Detailed Regional Jury Votes
Draw Song Hod
HaSharon
Shlomi Tel Aviv Haifa Ariel Jerusalem Palmachim Total
1 "Mal'ahi hakatan" 5 7 8 5 6 8 7 46
2 "Kmo Brigitte" 1 3 1 1 6
3 "Kesef" 1 3 4
4 "Ha'aretz hamuvtachat" 7 10 5 8 8 7 8 53
5 "Batelevizya halaila" 8 5 6 6 10 6 4 45
6 "Laila tov Eropa" 12 8 10 10 7 10 10 67
7 "El hage'ula" 2 2 7 7 5 2 6 31
8 "Nashkini na" 3 2 5
9 "Tfila" 3 4 1 4 2 4 2 20
10 "Ahavat David" 4 6 4 2 3 5 3 27
11 "Amen" 10 12 12 12 12 12 12 82
12 "Halevai alecha ve'alai" 1 3 4 5 13
13 "Rachok mehabayit" 6 1 7

At EurovisionEdit

Liora performed 21st on the night of the final, following Slovenia and preceding Malta. She received 81 points, placing 8th in a field of 23.[2]

VotingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ISRAELI NATIONAL FINAL 1995".
  2. ^ "Final of Dublin 1995". European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 17 April 2021. Retrieved 17 April 2021.
  3. ^ a b "Results of the Final of Dublin 1995". European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 17 April 2021. Retrieved 17 April 2021.

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