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The basics

Full country name
State of Israel
Capital
Jerusalem

The basics

Full country name
State of Israel
Capital
Jerusalem

Israel made its debut in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1973.

Dana International made headlines around the world in 1998 when she became the first transgender singer to win the Eurovision Song Contest. The competition has been held in Jerusalem twice, in 1979 and 1999 respectively.

Featured participant

Event
Represented by
Song
PointsRank
Luxembourg 1973IlanitEy-sham974
Brighton 1974PoogyNatati La Khaiai117
Stockholm 1975Shlomo ArtziAt Ve'ani4011
The Hague 1976Chocolate, Menta, MastikEmor Shalom776
London 1977IlanitAh-haa-vah Hee Shir Lish-naa-yim4911
Paris 1978Izhar Cohen and the AlphabetaAbanibi1571
Jerusalem 1979Milk and HoneyHallelujah1251
Dublin 1981HabibiHalaylah567
Harrogate 1982Avi ToledanoHora1002
Munich 1983Ofra HazaHi1362
Gothenburg 1985Izhar CohenOlé Olé935
Bergen 1986Moti Galadi and Sarai TzurielYavoh Yom719
Brussels 1987Datner and KushnirShir Habatlanim738
Dublin 1988Yardena AraziBen Adam857
Lausanne 1989Gili ve GalitDerech Ha'melech5012
Zagreb 1990RitaShara Barechovot1618
Rome 1991Duo DatzKan1393
Malmö 1992DafnaZe Rak Sport856
Millstreet 1993Lakahat ShiruShiru424
Dublin 1995LioraAmen818
Birmingham 1998Dana InternationalDiva1721
Jerusalem 1999EdenYom Huledeth935
Stockholm 2000Ping PongSa'me'akh722
Copenhagen 2001Tal SondakEin Davar2516
Tallinn 2002Sarit HadadLight A Candle3712
Riga 2003Lior NarkisWords For Love1719
Istanbul 2004David D'orLe'ha'amin
Semi-Final5711
Kyiv 2005Shiri MaymonHasheket Shenish'ar
Semi-Final1587
Grand Final1544
Athens 2006Eddie ButlerZe Hazman
Grand Final423
Helsinki 2007TeapacksPush The Button
Semi-Final1724
Belgrade 2008BoazThe Fire In Your Eyes
First Semi-Final1045
Grand Final1249
Moscow 2009Noa & Mira AwadThere Must Be Another Way
First Semi-Final757
Grand Final5316
Oslo 2010Harel SkaatMilim
Grand Final7114
Second Semi-Final718
Düsseldorf 2011Dana InternationalDing Dong
Second Semi-Final3815
Baku 2012IzaboTime
First Semi-Final3313
Malmö 2013Moran MazorRak Bishvilo
Second Semi-Final4014
Copenhagen 2014Mei FinegoldSame Heart
Second Semi-Final1914
Vienna 2015Nadav GuedjGolden Boy
Second Semi-Final1513
Grand Final979
Stockholm 2016Hovi StarMade Of Stars
Grand Final13514
Second Semi-Final1477
Kyiv 2017IMRII Feel Alive
Second Semi-Final2073
Grand Final3923
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