The Israeli national final “The Next song for Eurovision” took place this evening in order to determine which entry will the country’s representative, Eden Alene, perform in Rotterdam next May. 

This evening, the winner of the talent show “The Next Star” and Eurovision 2020 representative, Eden Alene, took to the stage once again, this time to perform the four candidate entries for Eurovision 2020 that were shortlisted out of 248 submissions Israeli broadcaster:

  1. Savior in the Sound (Oren EmanuelTalia LondonerUri Avni)
  2. Roots (Natan GoshenStav Beger)
  3. Rakata (Gal Joe CohenEyal IshayZlil KalifiEran Kashi)
  4. Feker libi (Doron MedalieIdan Raichel)

Once the performances were over the jury of the show ( with a 10% ) , an experts panel (40%)  and the public (50%) cast their votes that added up declared the song Feker Libi as the next Eurovision 2020 entry.

Draw Song Language Songwriter(s) Producer(s) Jury
(60%)
Televote
(40%)
Total Place
1 “Savior in the Sound” English Oren Emanuel, Talia Londoner, Ori Avni Oren Emanuel, Talia Londoner, Ori Avni 82 12 94 4
2 “Roots” Nathan Goshen, Stav Beger Stav Beger 136 69 205 2
3 “Rakata” English, Hebrew Gal Jo Cohen, Eyal Yishay, Zlil Kalifi, Eran Kashi Gal Jo Cohen, Eyal Yishay 86 53 139 3
4 “Feker Libi” English, Amharic, Hebrew, Arabic Doron Medalie, Idan Raichel Idan Raichel, Yinon Yahel 128 154 282 1

Listen to the Israeli Eurovision 2020 entry Feker libi: