Chocolate, Menta, Mastik

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Chocolate, Menta, Mastik in 1976

Chocolate, Menta, Mastik (Hebrew: שוקולד מנטה מסטיק‎, translate: Chocolate, mint, gum) was an Israeli female musical trio, active in the 1970s, composed of Yardena Arazi, Ruthie Holzman (he) and either Tami Azaria (he) (1972-1973) or Leah Lupatin (he).[1][2] All the girls served in the IDF as part of the Nahal Ensemble. The trio performed both in Israel and internationally,[3] especially after being the 1976 entry to the Eurovision Song Contest in The Hague with "Emor Shalom".[4] Leah Lupatin later worked with Eurovision winners Milk and Honey, replacing Gali Atari to perform 1979 winning Eurovision entry "Hallelujah" in live concerts, including the 1981 Songs of Europe programme. Lupatin backed Yardena Arazi when she took part in the Eurovision Song Contest 1988.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Shlomo Artzi
with At Va'Ani
Israel in the Eurovision Song Contest
1976
Succeeded by
Ilanit
with Ahava Hi Shir Lishnayim