Wiwi: Along with Valentina Monetta, Izabo has the best LED backdrop of the day. The oversized clocks fit perfectly with their song’s story of a man trying to outwit time. There’s something very Austin Powers about all this. It’s quirky and offbeat and fun—a welcome change of pace from the dancers with spilling cleavage (Austria) […]
This morning the Wiwi Jury flew to Jerusalem to check out the Holy City and to review Izabo’s ESC 2012 entry “Time.” Did the music catch our fancy and leave us begging for more? Or were we more interested in hitting the nearest falafel stand? Read on to find out.
The Israeli Broadcasting Authority (IBA)—Israel’s state broadcaster— has released Izabo’s official music video for “Time,” its entry for Eurovision 2012. Officials unveiled the video yesterday during the evening news. For many members of the public, however, that wasn’t the first time they heard the song. According to Israeli newspaper Haaretz, a YouTube user named “fansizabo” […]
It’s about time we heard from the Israelis! State broadcaster IBA has announced that an 11-member committee has internally selected the band Izabo to represent the country in Baku with the song ‘Time.’
Harel Skaat, potentially the sexiest Eurovision contestant ever, is back with a new single called “Tihiye li ahava” (“Love Awaits Me” or “I Will Have Love”). The electro-pop sound is a sharp departure from the power ballads we’ve come to expect from Harel—probably symbolic of everything he’s been through in the past year. Skaat, 29, […]
We all know that Dana International knows how to mix it up. (Consider, for instance, the whole gender reassignment thing.) So it’s no surprise that the Israeli icon has released a remix of her Eurovision entry “Ding Dong.” Wiwi just wishes she had performed an uptempo version of the song in Dusseldorf–perhaps then she would […]
She may have won Eurovision back in 1998, but diva Dana International still has a lot of work to do if she plans to advance to the final in 2011.
Dana International has unveiled the first of two Eurovision gowns designed for her by Jean Paul Gaultier. A quick glance reveals that the inspiration was “hideous sea monster.”