Israel in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2012

Israel participated in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2012 which took place on 1 December 2012, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and thus, made its debut at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest.[1] The Israeli broadcaster Israel Broadcasting Authority (IBA) was responsible for organising their entry for the contest, and they chose the kids band Kids.il performing the song "Let The Music Win" to represent Israel in its first competition.[2]

Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2012
Country Israel
National selection
Selection processInternal Selection
Selection date(s)13 October 2012
Selected entrantKids.il
Selected song"Let the Music Win"
Selected songwriter(s)Ohad Hitman
Finals performance
Final result8th, 68 points
Israel in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest
2012 2016►

Artist and song informationEdit

Kids.ilEdit

Kids.il is an Israeli music group consisting of six child singers. Their song entry, "Let The Music Win" was Israel's first entry in the whole competition. It is composed and written by Ohad Hitman. It was the sixth song in the night of the competition, following Russia and preceding Albania. ending in 8th place with 68 points in a field of 12 competing countries.[3][4]

Group members are:

  • Adel Korshov was born on (2001-11-20) 20 November 2001 (age 20).[5]
  • Adi Mesilati was born on (1998-07-31) 31 July 1998 (age 24).[5]
  • Bar Zemach was born on (2000-07-17) 17 July 2000 (age 22).[6][7]
  • Daniel Pruzansky was born on (1999-09-30) 30 September 1999 (age 22).[5]
  • Libi Panker was born on (1998-03-29) 29 March 1998 (age 24).[5]
  • Tali Sorokin was born on (2002-02-12) 12 February 2002 (age 20).[5]
  • Adi Bity (Hebrew: עדי ביטי; born (2001-05-26) 26 May 2001 (age 21)[5])

Let the Music WinEdit

  "Let the Music Win"
Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2012 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Kids.il
Languages
Hebrew, English, French, Russian
Composer(s)
Ohad Hitman
Lyricist(s)
Ohad Hitman
Finals performance
Final result
8th
Final points
68
Entry chronology
"Follow My Heart" (2016) ►

At Junior EurovisionEdit

Kids.il performed sixth in the night of the competition, following Russia and preceding Albania. At the close of the voting it had received 68 points, placing 8th in a field of 12 competing countries.[8]

VotingEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ All countries received one set of 12 points to ensure no country finished with nul points.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Granger, Anthony (10 July 2012). "Israel Junior Eurovision debut". eurovoix.com. Eurovoix. Retrieved 25 August 2016.
  2. ^ Escudero, Victor M. (13 October 2012). "Israel debuts in Junior Eurovision with Kids.il". junioreurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 25 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Final of Amsterdam 2012". European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 30 May 2021. Retrieved 30 May 2021.
  4. ^ "JUNIOR EUROVISION SONG CONTEST 2012". Junioreurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 1 April 2015.
  5. ^ a b c d e f "Kids.il - Let The Music Win (Israel 2012)". Junioreurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 1 April 2015.
  6. ^ "Kids.il - Let The Music Win". Facebook.com. Retrieved 1 April 2015.
  7. ^ About Bar Zemach
  8. ^ "Final of Amsterdam 2012". European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 30 May 2021. Retrieved 30 May 2021.
  9. ^ a b "Results of the Final of Amsterdam 2012". European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 30 May 2021. Retrieved 30 May 2021.