The Eurovision Song Contest returned to screens last weekend (Saturday, May 12), taking place in Lisbon, Portugal, for the first time ever. The votes coming in live from the capitals of participating countries delivered a tense finale, with Israel gripped in a tight, five-way race with Cyprus, Austria, Sweden and Germany.
If you want to know what Eurovision means to some countries, look no further than Portugal previous year and Israel this weekend.
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The 25-year-old Barzilai, popularly known by her first name, has become a sensation in Israel thanks to her oozing confidence, charisma and spastic performances, which include a clucking sound like a chicken and barely decipherable words, as well as the use of a looping machine and synthesizer. The victor was the Israeli Netta Barzilai.
One wrote: 'So how come no one's calling Israel out on their cultural appropriation?' However, holding the contest in Jerusalem is likely to cause severe protests, as the status of Jerusalem remains highly contentious, mirroring the Middle East conflict.
East Jerusalem is considered occupied Palestinian territory under global law.
Netta! Well done! Congratulations on your victory at "Eurovision"! "You have brought much respect for the State of Israel", Microsoft Translate accidentally translated the tweet to say "Netta, You are Real cow".