Netta Barzilai

Netta Barzilai
Netta Barzilai - Eurovision 2018 - 2 (cropped 2).jpg
Netta Barzilai in 2018
Background information
Native nameנטע ברזילי
Also known asNetta
Born (1993-01-22) 22 January 1993 (age 25)
Hod HaSharon, Israel
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
  • synthesizer
Years active2017–present

Netta Barzilai (Hebrew: נטע ברזילי‬; born 22 January 1993), sometimes known by the mononym Netta, is an Israeli singer, recording artist and looping artist who won the fifth season of HaKokhav HaBa. This earned her the right to represent her country in the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. On 12 May 2018, she won the contest, held in Lisbon, Portugal, with her song "Toy", marking Israel's fourth win in the Eurovision Song Contest (after 1978, 1979, and 1998).

Early life

Netta Barzilai was born on 22 January 1993 in Hod HaSharon, Israel.[1] As a child, Barzilai lived in Nigeria for four years, where her father worked on a project for Solel Boneh.[2][3][4] Barzilai attended Hadarim High School in Hod HaSharon and was a counselor at an Israeli youth movement HaNoar HaOved VeHaLomed.[5] Prior to her mandatory enlistment in the Israeli Defense Forces, she spent a Service Year volunteering in the paramilitary Nahal. She completed her military service in the Israeli Navy Band.[6] Afterwards, she studied electronic music at the Rimon School of Jazz and Contemporary Music.[7]

Other Languages
asturianu: Netta Barzilai
azərbaycanca: Netta Barzilay
беларуская: Нета Барзілай
български: Нета Барзилай
čeština: Netta Barzilai
Ελληνικά: Νέτα Μπαρζιλάι
español: Netta Barzilai
français: Netta Barzilai
hrvatski: Netta Barzilai
Bahasa Indonesia: Netta Barzilai
Interlingue: Netta Barzilai
italiano: Netta Barzilai
latviešu: Neta Barzila
Lëtzebuergesch: Netta Barzilai
lietuvių: Netta Barzilai
Nederlands: Netta Barzilai
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Netta Barzilai
português: Netta Barzilai
română: Netta Barzilai
Simple English: Netta Barzilai
српски / srpski: Нета Барзилај
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Neta Barzilai
Türkçe: Netta Barzilay
українська: Нетта Барзілай
Tiếng Việt: Netta Barzilai
ייִדיש: נטע ברזילי