The full version of “Yelaad’im Kaeele” (Children like these) has been released by KAN today ahead of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018.
KAN has revealed the full version of the Israeli entry for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018. “Yelaad’im Kaeele” (Children like these) will be performed by Noam Dadon who won the Israeli selection process. The song has been written and composed by Eden Hason who had previously released the song in May, the song has received dispensation from the EBU to compete in Minsk.
Who is Noam Dadon?
Thirteen-year-old Noam Dadon was born on 20th June 2005 in Jerusalem, Israel. Noam has been performing since he was young, making many TV appearances in his career, including the Junior Eurovision Israeli national final, which took place at the beginning of September. Alongside singing, Noam uploads performance videos onto his YouTube channel.
In September, Noam and five other artists took to the stage at the Russel Theatre in Ramat Gan, performing for their chance to represent their country. In the end, Noam was crowned victorious by the jury panel, made up of former Eurovision stars.
Israel have previously taken part in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest on two occasions. On their debut in 2012, Kids.il came eighth with “Let the Music Win”. Israel then withdrew from the 2013 contest and did not return until 2016. On their return, the country was represented by Shir & Tim with “Follow My Heart”. The duo finished in fifteenth place.