Hora (song)

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Israel "Hora"
Eurovision Song Contest 1982 entry
Country Israel
Artist(s) Avi Toledano
Language Hebrew
Composer(s) Avi Toledano
Lyricist(s) Yoram Tahar-Lev
Conductor Silvio Nanssi Brandes
Finals performance
Final result 2nd
Final points 100
Appearance chronology
◄ "Halayla" (1981)   
"Hi" (1983) ►

"Hora" (Hebrew script: הורה, English translation: "Hora") was the Israeli entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1982, performed in Hebrew by Avi Toledano and winning second place, but missed 61 points ahead of that year's winning country, Germany

The song is a moderately up-tempo number, with Toledano singing about the joy he feels in seeing parts of his country and dancing the traditional "Hora" folk dance.

The song was performed fifteenth on the night, following Yugoslavia's Aska with "Halo, Halo" and preceding the Netherlands' Bill van Dijk with "Jij en ik"). At the close of voting, it had received 100 points, placing 2nd in a field of 18.

It was succeeded as Israeli representative at the 1983 Contest by Ofra Haza with "Hi"that also won Israel the second place.