It has been confirmed earlier that X Factor Israel will return to the country, it being the fourth cycle of the world famous series.
What is new is that Israeli news site ice.co.il is that Keshet 12 (who have been producing the selection shows since 2015 onwards, which has been a period of great success for Israel at the contest) won’t be producing X Factor, instead the tender has been won by Network 13! One of the requirements was that the show should be used to find the representative of Israel at the Eurovision Song Contest.
Funny enough, the cycle before this one, the third, was won by Eden Alene in 2018, who will be representing Israel this year.
Here you can see the jury impressed by Eden singing ‘Stone Cold’ back in 2017:
No strangers in the jury either as next to singer Aviv Geffen, we will see talent show legend Simon Cowell alongside Eurovision winner Netta Barzilai!
Simon has earlier expressed that he can’t wait to see what talent Israel has to show!
Those who apply might want to listen closely to Netta’s advise, as she has won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2018 with ‘Toy’: