Israeli Channel 2 operator “Reshet” reveales today the names of the songs Har'el Ska'at will perform in the national final on March 14th. It has also been confirmed, that the songs will be aired, for the first time, on IBA on March 6th.
Here are the songs Har'el Ska'at will present for the public to chose from:
- "Le'an?" (Where to?) -Text: Sahar Hagay & Eyal Shahar, Music: Eyal Shahar
- "Millim" (Words) – Text: Noam Horev, Music: Tomer Hadadi
- "Ela'yich" (To you) – Text: Noam Horev, Music: Ohad Chitman
- "Le'hitkarev" (To get closer) – Text: Sahar Hagay, Text: Nitzan Keikov
Eyal Shahar wrote the lyrics ofShiri Maymon's "Ha'sheket Shenish'ar", which brought Israel the 4th place in the 2005 final in Kyiv.
The 4 songs were selected from dozens of entries, which were submitted to a panel of musicians and specialists, among them managers of IBA's radio stations, Musician Elly Abramov (Dana International's producer) and the 1979 Eurovision winner Gali Atari. "I am very excited, as the national final is getting nearer as well as the Eurovision Song Contest itself. I hope and believe it will be a wonderful performance and an unforgetable experience for me", says Har'el Ska'at.
The Israeli public will first be able to listen to the 4 songs on March 6th, when they will be played during a special programme on IBA Television. The national final itself will be broadcasted on Channel 2, on March 14th. Har'el Ska'at will perform with the chosen entry at the second semifinal of the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest in Oslo, on May 27th.