The 2018 Israeli Eurovision representative Netta Barzilai travelled to Portugal recently in order to film her Eurovision postcard, namely to the magnicent Portuguese capital Lisbon.
The delegations and participants of the 43 participating countries at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest will be travelling to Portugal prior to the contest in order to film their respective presentation postcards. Each artist will be portrayed in an activity or a challenge.
The postcards will showcase the beauty of Portugal and will portray the Eurovision artists enjoying the sights and sounds of the host country.
The presentation postcards serve as a massive platform for the host country to promote its tourism and showcase itself on a global scale as millions of viewers tune in to watch Europe’s favorite television show. The Eurovision Song Contest reaches households beyond Europe, from Australia to Argentina, from China to New Zealand, from USA to India etc.
The Israeli postcard
The 2018 Israeli Eurovision representative Netta Barzilai will be depicted in Lisbon in her Eurovision postcard visiting the Eurovision host city’s sights and attractions.
Netta Barzilai won the 2018 Israeli national selection, The Next Star and will fly to Lisbon with her entry TOY. The Israeli entry has been composed by none other than Doron Medalie.
Israel in Eurovision
Israel debuted at the Eurovision in 1973 with Ilanit and has won the competition thrice (1978, 1979 and 1998). The country has successfully hosted the contest twice in Jerusalem (1979 and 1999).
Israel is set to compete in the First Semi-final of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest on 8 May in Lisbon.