The 1st show of the 3rd round of HaKokhav HaBa L’Eurovizion was broadcast yesterday, as the Israeli edition of  The Next Star and national selection format for Eurovision 2019 is unfolding every week. 

During the 3rd stage the 20 qualifiers from the four shows of the 2nd stage( 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th) performed in Duels covers of known songs before the 4 member jury formed by: Assaf Amdursky, Harel Skaat – (Eurovision 2010), Keren Peles, Shiri Maimon – (Eurovision 2005) , Static & Ben El Tavori.  In order to qualify to the next round each participant had to beat the other constestant of the duel marking a higher percentage of votes.

A total of 6 candidates got on stage during the 1st show of the 3rd round of the competition, to perform in 3 duels. Lets see their performances and which ones managed to qualify to the next round:

Wanna Wanna – I trusted you (68%) Vs Maya Buskila – If i were a boy (81%)

Shahaf – Deja Vu (60%) Vs Klara Sabag – Rolling in the Deep (76%)

Lior Chen – Russian Roulette (64%) VS Osher Biton – Estader Levad (87%)

Therefore Maya Buskila, Klara Sabag and Osher Biton were the three qualifiers that made it to the next stage of the show. However the ones eliminated will have a second chance to compete at the end of the 3rd stage for a wildcard. The competition continues with the rest 14 acts that will battle in 7 more duels in the following shows.