Israel in the Eurovision Song Contest 1992

Eurovision Song Contest 1992
Country Israel
National selection
Selection processNational final
Selection date(s)28 March 1992
Selected entrantDafna Dekel
Selected song"Ze Rak Sport"
Finals performance
Final result6th, 85 points
Israel in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Israel entered the Eurovision Song Contest 1992 with the song "Ze Rak Sport" by Dafna Dekel after she won the Israeli national final.

Kdam Eurovision 1992[]

This Israeli broadcaster, IBA, held a national final to select the Israeli entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 1992, held in Malmö, Sweden. The contest was held at the IBA TV Studios in Jerusalem, hosted by Ronnie Yoval and Noam Aviram. 12 songs competed, with the winner being decided through the votes of 7 regional juries.

The winner was Dafna Dekel with the song "Ze Rak Sport", composed by Kobi Oshrat and Ehud Manor.

Result of the national final[]

National final - 28 March 1992
Draw Artist Song Points Place
1 Leah Lupatin "Hayu Li Chalomot" 35 5
2 Uri Fineman "Ha'or" 33 7
3 Avi Dor "Tweedledidi Tweedledidam" 20 10
4 Zehava Ben "Daf Chadash" 3 12
5 Ronen Bahunker "Yerushalem" 59 3
6 Anat Atzmon "Hatikva" 60 2
7 Dafna Dekel "Ze Rak Sport" 61 1
8 Itzik Ben-Ari "Nagni Harmonica" 15 11
9 Yaron Chadad "Zodiak" 21 9
10 Irit Anavi "Hashed Hakatan Sheli" 35 5
11 Shalva Berti "Mayim" 36 4
12 Eddie Grimberg[1] "Tel-Aviv Shota Le'chaim" 28 8
Jury votes
Song A B C D E F G Total
"Hayu li chalomot" 2 5 7 6 12 3 35
"Ha'or 7 4 6 7 6 1 2 33
"Tweedledidi tweedledidam" 5 6 3 6 20
"Daf chadash" 1 2 3
"Yerushalem" 12 7 10 12 7 4 7 59
"Hatikva" 3 12 5 10 12 10 8 60
"Ze rak sport" 10 8 12 5 8 8 10 61
"Nagni harmonica" 4 1 2 4 4 15
"Zodiak" 1 3 4 2 5 2 4 21
"Hashed hakatan sheli" 6 10 1 3 3 7 5 35
"Mayim" 8 3 8 10 6 1 36
"Tel-Aviv shota le'chaim" 2 8 1 5 12 28

Juries: A=Ma'ale Adumim, B=IDF, C=Ramat Gan, D=Kiryat Malakhi, E=Jerusalem, F=Kfar Ruppin, G=Tel-Aviv

Spokespersons[]

At Eurovision[]

Dekel performed 3rd on the night of the final, following Belgium and preceding Turkey. She received 85 points, placing 6th in a field of 23.

Interestingly, Israel was one of the few countries that didn't award points to eventual winner Ireland.

Points awarded by Israel[]

12 points  France
10 points  Yugoslavia
8 points  Portugal
7 points  Greece
6 points  Denmark
5 points  Netherlands
4 points  Iceland
3 points  Cyprus
2 points  United Kingdom
1 point  Finland
Points awarded to Israel (6th, 85 pts)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

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