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Israel in the Eurovision Song Contest 1982

Eurovision Song Contest 1982
Country Template:Country data Israel
National selection
Selection process Kdam Eurovision 1982
Selection date(s) 3 April 1982
Selected entrant Avi Toledano
Selected song "Hora"
Finals performance
Final result 2nd, 100 points
Israel in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄1981 1982 1983►

Israel returned at the Eurovision Song Contest 1982, at the contest, which took place in Harrogate, United Kingdom on 24 February.

Their entry was Avi Toledano with the song "Hora" after he won the Israeli national final, Kdam Eurovision 1982. At Eurovision, the song came second, having received 100 points. He had previously participated in the Israeli selection process of last year with the song "Karnaval".

Kdam Eurovision

The Israel Broadcasting Authority (IBA) final to select their entry was held on 3 March in the Jerusalem Theater in Jerusalem, and was hosted by Daniel Pe'er. The votes of seven regional juries across Israel decided the winner. [1] Each place had a jury who awarded 12, 10, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 points for their top twelve songs.

The winning entry was "Hora", performed by Avi Toledano and also composed by him, with lyrics written by Yoram Taharlev.

Result of the national final

Draw Artist Song Informal translation Place Points
01 Yardena Arazi "Musica nisheret" (מוזיקה נשארת) Music remains 2 67
02 Izhar Cohen "El ha'or" (אל האור) To the light 7 31
03 Svika Pick "Romantica" (רומנטיקה) Romance 6 36
04 The Brothers & the Sisters "Romeo veYulia" (רומיאו ויוליה) Romeo and Juliet 5 38
05 Sassi Keshet & Psagot "Himalaya" (הימלאיה) Himalayas 4 46
06 Kesem "Boomerang" (בומרנג) 11 11
07 Avi Toledano "Hora" (הורה) 1 72
08 Sexta "Ken velav" (כן ולאו) Yes and no 12 4
09 Yoav Shemer "Mangina la'olam" (מנגינה לעולם) Melody forever 8 14
10 Yigal Bashan "Ze harega" (זה הרגע) This is the moment 9= 13
11 Haim Zadok "Kor'im la ahava" (קוראים לה אהבה) It's called love 9= 13
12 Isolir Band "Melody" (מלודי) 3 61
Jury votes
Song Rishon LeZion Tel Aviv Kiryat Shmona Haifa Ashkelon Jerusalem Ashdot Ya'akov Total
Musica nisheret 10 12 10 7 10 6 12 67
El ha'or 2 4 4 5 5 4 7 31
Romantica 6 6 5 6 7 6 36
Romeo veYulia 4 5 6 8 7 3 5 38
Himalaya 12 7 7 1 6 10 3 46
Boomerang 5 2 1 4 1 11
Hora 8 10 8 12 12 12 10 72
Ken velav 3 1 4
Mangina la'olam 3 2 3 4 2 14
Ze harega 3 1 4 3 2 13
Kor'im la ahava 1 2 1 5 4 13
Melodi 7 8 12 10 8 8 8 61

At Eurovision

On the night of the final at the Harrogate International Centre, Avi Toledano performed 15th in the running order, following Yugoslavia and preceding Netherlands. At the close of voting, "Hora" had received 100 points (the highest being 12s from Finland, Germany), placing Israel in second out of a field of 18 competing countries behind Germany's winner singer Nicole which increased 61 points gap was recorded between Toledano. The Israeli jury awarded its 12 points to Germany. The Israeli spokesperson revealing the result of the Israeli vote in the final was Yitzhak Shim'oni.

Points awarded to Israel [2]
12 puan 10 puan 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point
Points awarded by Israel
12 points 23x15px Germany
10 points 23x16px  Switzerland
8 points 23x15px Spain
7 points 23x15px Cyprus
6 points 23x15px Belgium
5 points 23x15px Luxembourg
4 points 23x15px Austria
3 points 23x15px Ireland
2 points 23x15px United Kingdom
1 point 23x15px Portugal

See also

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