Israel: Kdam 2013 semi-finals allocation revealed

by Gil Laufer 1,780 views

Moments ago, the allocation for the three semi-finals of the Israeli national final, the Kdam Eurovision 2013, was revealed.

The Kdam-Eurovision 2013 will mark 40 years of Israeli participation in the Eurovision Song Contest, and will be made of five live shows. The 30 participants will be divided into three heats with 10 songs each, to be held on 26, 27 and 28 February. The top three from each heat will qualify directly to the final, to be held on 7 March, while the 4th place will go the ‘Second Chance’ round, to be held on  3 March, where one song will get the 10th ticket to the final. All five live shows will take place in Broadcast TV Studios in Holon.

This is the division of the 30 participants into the three semifinals (not by running order):

Semi-final 1, 26 February:

  • Adir GetzHa’ikar she’ani shar (m&l: Adir Getz)
  • AderetVictory (m&l: Aderet)
  • Ortal OfekTagid li lama (m&l: Ortal Ofek)
  • Judah GavraHayom (m: Tomer Hadadi, / l: Judah Gavra)
  • Lihi Griner & DJ Omri SegalJust like me (m: Kraziner Lev, Omri Segal / l: Kraziner Lev, Idan Roe)
  • Laila MalcosBo (m&l: Yoni Roe)
  • Adi CezarePagia ve’shavir (m&l: Adi Cezare)
  • Kathleen ReiterAd elay (m: Dor Daniel / l: Sahar Hagai, Patsricia Ori Cohen)
  • Ron WeinreichLove is one (m: Yoad Fekete / l: Ron Weinreich)
  • Shani ZamirForever (m&l: Shani Zamir)

Semi-final 2, 27 February:

  • Soulkey (Arik Forman & Itzik Kreif) – Livin’ one time (m: Itzik Kreif / l: Arik Forman)
  • The UltrasHappy birthday (m&l: Eli Peretz, Dan Bartov, Cedric Ben Shabat / prod. by Subliminal)
  • Vladi BlaybergNew day (m: Noy Alooshe, Doron Plaskov, Sa’ar Badishi / l: Doron Plaskov, Sa’ar Badishi)
  • Haia SamirAm I happy or am I sad (m&l: Haia Samir)
  • Hen CohenHalev mevakesh (m: Hen Cohen / l: Christina Yizhar)
  • Yarden TzurReplace you (m&l: Yarden Tzur)
  • Moran MazuzGive me a sign (m&l: Shuli Yosef)
  • Roni SilverBelibi (m&l: Itai Zilberstein & Idan Yaniv)
  • Ran SandlerFind a way (m&l: Doron Gal)
  • Sarit AvitanMon amour (m: Sharona Pick / l: Mirit Shem Orr)

Semi-final 3, 28 February:

  • Alon JanLive my life (m: Alon Jan, Baruch Fridland / l: Alon Jan, Einat Hollander)
  • Bezalel RavivNo war (m: Eliayhu Siboni, Yotam Bekker / l: Bezalel Raviv)
  • JuliettaFantasia (m&l: Doron Medali)
  • Hadar OzeriTen ma’awal (m: Ronen Shaul Blonder / l: Ronen Shaul Blonder, Hadar Ozeri)
  • Hila Ben DavidBeautiful (m: Garry Gaz / l: Arc Garry Gazarc)
  • Liran NotikGive me a sign (m&l: Liran Notik)
  • Moran MazorRak bishvilo (m: Hen Harari, l: Gal Sarig)
  • Meital de Razon & Asi TalToda la noche (m&l: Asi Tal, Meital de Razon)
  • Michael HarpazMichtav le’ima (m&l: Michael Harpaz)
  • Niki GoldsteinWe are one (m&l: Niki Goldstein, Yaron Malachi)

The winner of the Israeli final will represent the middle-eastern country in the second semi-final of the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest, on 16 May.

You can follow the preparations for the upcoming Kdam on its official Facebook page, here, as well as checking out the backstage photos on the kdam’s official instagram, here.

Stay tuned to for all updates regarding the Israeli national final.


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