Israel: Eden Alene to represent the country at Eurovision 2021
Eden Alene the “Next Star” winner will represent Israel with a new song at Eurovision 2021 , after EBU’s decision not to allow the Eurovision 2020 entries to compete at the next year’s contest.
After the Eurovision in the Netherlands was canceled due to the spread of the Corona virus , the public national broadcaster, KAN, announced today that Eden Elena will represent Israel in the competition next year.
“אני אבכה עוד הפעם, אנחנו הולכים לנצח והשיר יהיה עוד יותר טוב”: כך קיבלה עדן אלנה את ההודעה שהיא תהיה זאת שתייצג את ישראל באירוויזיון בשנה הבאה, לאחר שהתחרות השנה בוטלה בגלל התפשטות הקורונה@dorm1212pic.twitter.com/QhorMyYzth
— כאן חדשות (@kann_news) March 22, 2020
Following the cancellation, the singer in the Culture Agent program at 11 said last week: ” I don’t know how to digest it.” In an interview with Kobe Midn and Lucy Aharish, she added: “I wanted to do this and I wanted to win. I saw people’s reactions and they loved the song and its message so much and it made me so angry,” she concluded, unable to hold her tears back .
Today the news are relieving for the the young act who had won the talent show “The next Star” and the ticket to Rotterdam where she was going to perform the nationally selected song Feker Libi
However Eden must find a new song for next year’s competition after EBU’s decision to not allow to the Eurovision 2020 entries to compete in the 2021 edition of the contest .