The winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 was Israel’s Netta Barzilai with her song "Toy." Meanwhile, German contender Michael Schulte came in a respectable fourth.
Despite calls for boycotts, Israel's cultural center has been chosen to host next year's song contest. Tel Aviv was picked over the contested city of Jerusalem, which both Israelis and Palestinians claim as a capital.
Israel's Meteor Festival aimed for a Woodstock-like ambiance with global indie groups, but many acts canceled this weekend as part of a boycott. Other artists have called for a global boycott of next year's Eurovision.
Israel's Netta Barzilai is a hot contender to win the Eurovision title this year. But what is it that makes this young performer stand out from the crowd?
A successful professional pop musician with a convincing rendition of a very intimate song: the northern German was the clear favorite at the country's national finals for the Eurovision Song Contest.
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