Israel this year chose Michael Ben David as its 2022 representative. Michael was born on July 26, 1996 in Ashkelon, Israel, to Georgian-Jewish parents, that moved to Israel from Ukraine.
At a young age, he started taking vocal and dance classes. As an adult he attended the Beit Zvi School for the Performing Arts in Tel Aviv.
In 2022, he auditioned for the Israeli version of “The X Factor”. Not only he managed to reach the finals of the show, but also won. Along with the victory of the show he won the right to represent his country at Eurovision – “X Factor” was used this year as the national selection of the country.
His Eurovision entry “I.M” is composed by Chen Aharoni, Lidor Saadia and Asi Tal.
Israel is going to compete in the first half of the first semifinal.
Update: Israel will perform 2nd at the second semifinal!
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