Israel's Eurovision entry 2013: Rak Bishvilo by Moran Mazor
Israel will be going for a place in the final of this year's Eurovision Song Contest on Thursday. The competition, which is being held in Malmo, was first held in 1956.
Ms Mazor, who won the first season of an Israeli reality series, is the daughter of immigrants from Georgia to Israel.
She said: "I am proud to represent Israel and I am sure I will bring honour to my country, family and friends."