The X Factor Israel started on October 30, where the artist and the song that will represent Israel at the Eurovision Song Contest in Turin, will be selected.
A while ago, the eight songs that the four finalists of The XFactor Israel will have to perform, were played for the first time on Kan Gimmel. One of these eight songs will be the song that finally Israel will compete with, at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022.
You can listen to all the eight songs below:
- Inbal Bibi – ZAZA
- Inbal Bibi – Marionette
- Michael Ben David – Don’t
- Michael Ben David –I.M
- Eli Huli – Blinded Dreamers
- Eli Huli – Nostalgia
- Sapir Saban – Breaking My Own Walls
- Sapir Saban – Head Up
On January 27, four finalists were selected, on the second semi final of XFactor Israel, the selection process of Israel for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest!
The four finalists of The XFactor Israel are:
- Inbal Bibi
- Eli Huli
- Michael Ben David
- Sapir Saban
The selection Process
Out of the 130 songs that were submitted, the above eight songs were selected and will be assigned to the four finalists in the hopes of becoming the Israeli representative of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022.
The final of the competition will take place on the 5th of February with the above four finalists. Each of the four will be assigned with two of the above new songs, which they will have to perform. There will also be a semi-final round, to select one of the two songs for each artist on February 3rd.
The song that will be selected will be the one with which each participant will claim the representation of Israel for Eurovision 2022. Four songs and four artists will compete in the X Factor Grand Final. Then, the audience and the jury will jointly choose the artist and the song who will represent the country in Turin.
We remind you that the popular talent show will be presented by Liron Weizman. According to domestic media, X Factor Israel judges will include Netta Barzilai, Aviv Geffen, Margalit Tzan’ani, Ran Danker and Miri Mesika.
Israel was represented by Eden Alene in Eurovision 2021 with the song Set Me Free, finishing 17th in the grand final on May 22nd.
Stay tuned at Eurovisionfun, for all the latest developments regarding Israel’s entry for Eurovision 2022!