Tonight Israel will become the latest nation to select their participants for the 26th edition of Slavianski Bazaar this July in Vibetsk, Belarus.
The Israeli selection is being held tonight in the city of Ashod. The selection is organised by the International Centre for Cultural Relations “Israel-Belarus”. Israel will select the singers who will represent them at the Children’s and International Pop Song Performers Contest of Slavianski Bazaar 2017.
To date Israel has won the International Pop Song Performers Contest once, in 1998 Rafael Dahan won the contest. Rafael went on to represent Israel at the Eurovision Song Contest 1999 in Jerusalem as part of the group Eden. In 2005 Shay finished joint 3rd with Belarus’ Gunesh, while in 2016 Anna Timofei finished joint 5th alongside the singer from Georgia.
To date the following countries have selected their singers for this years contest in Belarus:
While the following countries have confirmed their participation:
- Czech Republic