Kobi Marimi to represent Israel in 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

Singer Kobi Marimi wins television competition “Hakohav Haba” (Rising Star) and will represent Israel at Euroivion in May.Orli Harari, 2/12/2019, 11:49 PM

Settlement in Israeli Eurovision intellectual property dispute

Rock star Jack White now credited as co-writer of Israeli entry "Toy" over sonic similarities to his song "Seven Nation Army."Gabe Friedman, JTA, 2/10/2019, 2:58 PM

Western entertainers adopt coward-bully trend against Israel

A new anti-Jewish poison circulates in the wealthy and chattering European classes. Giulio Meotti, 2/10/2019, 2:55 PM

Britain: BDS activists protest Israel hosting of Eurovision

Dozens of BDS activists protest in Manchester against Israel hosting the Eurovision Song Contest this year.Elad Benari, 2/10/2019, 5:33 AM

Popular singer in Iceland compares Jews to Nazis

Iceland’s former representative to Eurovision calls on Iceland to pull out of the event since it is being held in Israel.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/7/2019, 7:40 AM

Who will take responsibility for Eurovision security?

Supervisor of Eurovision Song Contest claims Netanyahu breached a commitment on securing contest in Tel Aviv.Elad Benari, 2/6/2019, 4:41 AM

Final decision: Shalva will not attend Eurovision

European Broadcasting Corporation refuses to accommodate religious needs of Shakva band composed of musicians with disabilities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2019, 7:50 PM

'Inclusive' European Broadcasting Union excludes Orthodox Jews

Band quits program as three members are Shabbat observant and will be forced to violate Shabbat; inclusive Europe won't budge.Mordechai Sones, 2/4/2019, 5:50 PM

Shalva Band "Dares to Dream” to keep Shabbat at Eurovision

The Shalva Band is composed of eight Israeli musicians with physical and mental disabilities who have not let their limitations stop themArutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2019, 1:12 PM

Shalva expected to withdraw from Eurovision selection contest

Shalva Band expected to withdraw from TV competition “Rising Star” due to issues with Sabbath observance.Ben Ariel, 2/4/2019, 5:17 AM

Britain's Chief Rabbi defends Israel's right to host Eurovision

Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis warns BDS activists could harm peace by calling to boycott Eurovision in Israel.Elad Benari, 2/4/2019, 1:10 AM

Shalva Band advances to Eurovision selection finals

Band composed of adults with disabilities receives 87 points to advance to finals of “Rising Star” television contest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2019, 4:45 AM

Will the rules be adjusted for observant Eurovision competitors?

Israeli disabled musicians favorites to represent Israel at Eurovision, but might be forced to quit due to Shabbat rehearsals.Elad Benari, 1/29/2019, 2:41 AM

Protesters crash Israeli Eurovision winner's performance

Protesters crash stage of Eurovision Song Contest semi-finals in France, call for boycott of contest in Israel.Elad Benari, 1/20/2019, 4:57 AM

Tel Aviv approves 'tent city' ahead of Eurovision

Municipality to establish temporary campsite to accommodate 2,000 tourists in Israel for annual song contest, held this year in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2019, 2:13 PM

Pop sensation won't perform at Shabbat-desecrating Eurovision

Superstar Omer Adam refuses to perform at Eurovision contest amid fears he would be forced to desecrate Shabbat.Tzvi Lev, 1/10/2019, 2:45 PM

2019 Eurovision logo revealed

Selling of tickets for Eurovision 2019, to take place at Tel Aviv Expo, will begin at end of January via Leaan ticket office.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2019, 2:17 PM

Slogan for Eurovision 2019 revealed

The 2019 Eurovision Song contest, which will be held in Tel Aviv, will operate under the slogan “Dare to Dream”.Nitsan Keidar, 10/29/2018, 6:53 AM

Report finds Arab anti-Israel incitement on the rise

Strategic Affairs Ministry finds PA, Hamas fanning flames of anti-Israel hatred.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/25/2018, 4:17 PM

Australian broadcaster rejects BDS, will air Eurovision

Australian public broadcaster SBS says it will broadcast Eurovision from Israel next year despite petition calling for it to boycott.Ben Ariel, 9/23/2018, 6:01 AM

It's official: Tel Aviv to host Eurovision

EBU announces annual song contest will be held in Tel Aviv. Culture Minister: I preferred Jerusalem, but Tel Aviv will do a fine job.Tal Polon, 9/13/2018, 2:08 PM

Artists call for boycott of Eurovision in Israel

Roger Waters among group of more than 100 artists who call for boycott of Eurovision in 2019, which is to be held in Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/8/2018, 1:05 AM

Security chief blasts Eurovision's 'galling' demands on Israel

Israel's Public Security Minister pushes back on Eurovision's 'disgraceful' demands on Israel as conditions for hosting music contest.Hezki Baruch, 9/4/2018, 10:41 AM

European broadcasters visit Israel over Eurovision

Heads of EBU meet with Israeli broadcasters and reps of J'lem, Tel Aviv and Eilat, ahead of decision on city to host the song contest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2018, 8:02 PM

Israel Eurovision contest saved

Israel's public broadcaster announces last-minute deal to keep next year's Eurovision Song Contest in Israel.AFP, 8/14/2018, 8:07 PM

EBU: Eurovision to take place in Israel as planned

Associate of European Broadcasting Union says officials assured him Eurovision will be held in Israel despite concern over funding.Gary Willig, 8/13/2018, 9:58 PM

Turkish PM: Israel rigged Eurovision vote

Turkish PM Yıldırım says Netta Barzilai 'wasn't good,' 'imperialists' rigged the results to bring Eurovision to Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2018, 9:28 PM

'If Eurovision not held in J'lem, don't hold it in Israel'

Regev intends to work to cancel song contest in Israel if it's not hosted in J'lem, as Europeans demand 'at least two' possible host cities.Tal Polon, 6/7/2018, 12:13 PM

Gal Gadot turns down invitation to host Eurovision in Israel

Israeli actress turns down offer to host Eurovision Song Contest next year in Israel, due to scheduling conflict.JTA, 5/29/2018, 2:56 PM

Iceland could cancel participation in Eurovision 2019

Senior official says Iceland could cancel participation in next year’s Eurovision Song Contest, which is slated to be held in Israel.Elad Benari, 5/29/2018, 4:34 AM

Eurovision organizers dismiss reports of tensions with Israel

Eurovision organizers say reports of political tensions over Israel’s hosting of the contest next year are mere speculation.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/26/2018, 1:24 AM

Prime Minister: J'lem the capital of our people only

Festive cabinet meeting in honor of Jerusalem Day held at Bible Lands Museum. Netanyahu congratulates Netta on Eurovision win. 'Boker Toy.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2018, 2:21 PM

Eurovision tried to hide Jerusalem as capital of Israel

Instruction given to presenters to hide J'lem's status as Israel's capital, but Israeli winner made sure to declare, 'Next time in J'lem.'Shimon Cohen, 5/13/2018, 9:13 AM

Hackers attempt to knock Israeli out of Eurovision song contest

Anti-Israel hackers launch cyber attacks in bid to block votes for Israeli contestant at annual Eurovision music contest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2018, 10:56 AM

'There's no doubt that BDS influenced Eurovision outcome'

Director of Israeli entry at annual European song competition notes role of BDS pressure, after Israel places only 23rd out of 26.Tal Polon, 5/14/2017, 11:13 AM

Israelis vote for Jewish Belgian in Eurovision song contest

Zionist youth movement endorses Belgian member in Euro song contest.JTA, 5/14/2017, 7:40 AM

Ukraine wins Eurovision song contest, Israel takes 14th

The 2016 Eurovision Song Contest final took place Saturday in Stockholm, Sweden.Shoshana Miskin, 5/15/2016, 8:44 AM

Eurovision bans waving of PLO, ISIS flags

Rules on waving flags during Eurovision Song Contest are published, including bans on PLO and ISIS flags.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2016, 9:15 PM