ISRAEL – Israel was present at the Eurovision Song Contest 1991, held in Rome, Italy. The Israeli broadcaster IBA continued to use a national final to select their entry. 12 songs competed in the final held of 27 March 1991, where 7 regional juries chose the winner. The winner was Duo Datz with the song “Kan”.
Orna Cohen was born in Holon, Israel, to a Jewish family. At age 17, she was elected “Miss Holon”. In 1987 she married the singer Moshe Datz and they became known as the Duo Datz. In 2001 she began to host the fashion tv series Makeover, and in 2006 she began hosting the Israeli version of The Swan. In 2005 and 2006 she presented the Miss Israel Beauty pageant.
Philip Kirkorov, the 2005 Russian representative, is giving a lot of concerts in Israel the past ten years and once again he gave a sold out gig in Tel Aviv. During the event he met backstage with the 1991 Eurovision entrant Orna, video of which you can watch below.