Europe

Israel qualifies for Eurovision final for first time in five years

16-year-old Nadav Guedj, singing ‘Golden Boy,’ progresses to final of 60th Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna. Israel is through to the finals of the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in five years after 16-year-old Nadav Guedj delivered an impressive semi-final rendition of his song, “Golden Boy,” on Thursday night. The Israeli singer’s semi-final performance was […]

May 22, 2015
3D imagery, 737 MAX, MAX, 737 MAX 7, 737 MAX8, 737 MAX 9 Ryanair sets its sights on Israel again

Irish low-cost airline plans to offer round-trip tickets from Tel Aviv to different destinations in Europe for less than €140. Irish low-cost airline Ryanair is resuming talks in Israel to operate flights from Tel Aviv to several destinations in Europe. The company’s plan is to offer round-trip tickets for €140 (about $150), but start with […]

April 21, 2015
Dana International Dana International to appear in Eurovision 60th anniversary show

Israeli diva, who won song contest in 1998, to participate in TV special Saturday marking six decades of celebrated annual competition. Dana International, who did Israel proud in 1998 when she won the European Song contest with the song Diva composed by Tzvika Pik to lyrics by Yoav Ginai, will be singing it again on […]

April 9, 2015
WATCH: Israel’s entry to Eurovision 2015

Teenager Nadav Guedj will sing ‘Golden Boy’ in English at the 2015 European song contest, which will be held in Vienna, Austria. The song that will be sung by the Israeli representative at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest premiered on Thursday night. Israel selected its representative for the international music competition through a reality show […]

March 13, 2015
TelAvivAward German LGBT magazine names Tel Aviv ‘The Place to Be’

Israeli metropolis honored as part of ITB Berlin trade tourism fair by one of Europe’s leading magazines for LGBT community. BERLIN – Despite its relatively poor attendance at the ITB Berlin trade tourism fair last week, Tel Aviv won a new prize and title during the event. The Israeli metropolis has been named “The Place […]

March 11, 2015
Photo credit: Rachel Herman 1-on-1 Interview with Israeli Designer Extraordinaire Aviad Arik Herman

We at SDM had the exclusive opportunity to speak to Israeli designer extraordinaire and official sponsor and designer for Miss Universe Sweden, Aviad Arik Herman. How did you get into design / fashion? For my second birthday I received a Barbie doll as a gift from the ambassador’s wife (we lived for 3 years in […]

February 5, 2015