Ron Shahar and Orna Datz to host KDAM

Orna Datz

Orna Datz

IBA has revealed the hosts for its pre-selection 2013. The five shows will be hosted by an actor, model and tv-presenter Ron Shahar together with a singer, actor and news anchor Orna Datz. The latter represented Israel in 1991 as part of Duo Datz with the song ‘Here’. They reached third place in Rome.

Each heat has 10 contestants, three of them will be voted directly to the final and two to second chance. In the Second Chance show on March 3, the six acts will fight for the remaining one ticket to the final. In the final, the winner will be chosen through jury (30%) / audience (70%) voting format.

Feb 26th – Heat 1
Feb 27th – Heat 2
Feb 28th – Heat 3
Mar 3rd – Second Chance
Mar 7th – National Final

The participants were revealed earlier this month but their songs haven’t been released yet, the participants have been divided into three heats:

SEMIFINAL 1

  • Adir Getz – Ha’ikar she’ani shar
  • Aderet – Victory
  • Ortal Ofek – Tagid li lama
  • Judah Gavra – Hayom
  • Lihi Griner & DJ Omri Segal – Just like me
  • Laila Malcos – Bo
  • Adi Cezare – Pagia ve’shavir
  • Kathleen Reiter – Ad elay
  • Ron Weinreich – Love is one
  • Shani Zamir – Forever

SEMIFINAL 2

  • Soulkey (Arik Forman & Itzik Kreif) – Livin’ one time
  • The Ultras – Happy birthday
  • Vladi Blayberg – New day
  • Haia Samir – Am I happy or am I sad
  • Hen Cohen – Halev mevakesh
  • Yarden Tzur – Replace you
  • Moran Mazuz – Give me a sign
  • Roni Silver – Belibi
  • Ran Sandler – Find a way
  • Sarit Avitan – Mon amour

SEMIFINAL 3

  • Alon Jan – Live my life
  • Bezalel Raviv – No war
  • Julietta – Fantasia
  • Hadar Ozeri – Ten ma’awal
  • Hila Ben David – Beautiful
  • Liran Notik – Give me a sign
  • Moran Mazor – Rak bishvilo
  • Meital de Razon & Asi Tal – Toda la noche
  • Michael Harpaz – Michtav le’ima
  • Niki Goldstein – We are one

Stage design revealed

First pictures of the stage have been published on KDAM’s Facebook page, have a look below!

Picture: Tali Eshkoli Productions

SOURCE: IBA, ynet.co.il
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