Heartbreak for Cyprus as Israeli Singer Triumphs at Eurovision

The bookies were proved wrong on Saturday night when Israel’s Netta Barzilai beat Eleni Foureira of Cyprus to win the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon.

Foureira had been hot favorite to triumph at the  final with her tantalizing performance of ‘ Fuego’.

However, the highly choreographed pop tune — which was said to be about women’s empowerment — was pipped at the post by Netta’s outlandish song Toy, a Bjork-esque mishmash of pop, synth and dance music.

After voting by the 43 national juries, both Israel and...


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Heartbreak for Cyprus as Israeli Singer Triumphs at Eurovision


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