Israel in the Eurovision Song Contest 1999

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Eurovision Song Contest 1999
Country Israel
National selection
Selection processInternal Selection
Selection date(s)17 January 1999
Selected entrantEden
Selected song"Yom Huledet (Happy Birthday)"
Finals performance
Final result5th, 93 points
Israel in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄1998 1999 2000►

For the Eurovision Song Contest 1999, Israel was represented by Eden with the song "Yom huledut (Happy birthday)".

Before Eurovision[edit]

Internal selection[edit]

900 songs were submitted by the public, which were subsequently evaluated by a special committee that shortlisted four songs. On 17 January 1999, IBA announced that Eden were selected as the Israeli representatives for the Eurovision Song Contest 1999 with the song "Yom Huledut".[1][2]

Internal Selection – 17 January 1999
Draw Artist Song Points Place
1 Eden "Yom Huledut" 64 1
2 Sarit Hadad "Welcome Ya Salam" 24 3
3 Sharon Lavie & Shachar Ankri "Ze Karov" 40 2
4 Efrat Roten "Tfila La'elef Haba" 24 3

At Eurovision[edit]

Israel performed 19th on the night of the contest, following Austria and preceding Malta. At the close of voting it had received 93 points and finished in 5th place.[3]

Voting[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Final: Israel 1999". eschistory.
  2. ^ "Israel 1999".
  3. ^ "Final of Jerusalem 1999". European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 12 April 2021. Retrieved 12 April 2021.
  4. ^ a b "Results of the Final of Jerusalem 1999". European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 12 April 2021. Retrieved 12 April 2021.