Author: Gil Laufer

Gil Laufer

Gil is 23 years old, grew up in Israel and lives in Sweden. He began following the Eurovision Song Contest at the age of five, when the contest was held in Jerusalem in 1999. Gil joined the ESCToday team in March 2008, shortly after co-hosting the Israeli national selection that year.

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Israel: The Mei Finegold parody

Eretz Nehederet (A wonderful country) is the leading satire show in Israel, which runs for the 11th year already, produced by Keshet and aired on Channel 2. In one of…

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Sweden: Helena Paparizou – the interview

Right before the grand final of Melodifestivalen 2014, we have managed to find some time in the tight schedule and talk to Helena Paparizou. Helena has represented Greece twice in…

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Watch now: Israel decides for Copenhagen

After nearly a week of voting, IBA, the Israeli broadcaster, will announce tonight which song will Mei Finegold sing in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014. The show For the first…