In its most successful season ever, Netta won this year’s Rising Star reality music show and the ticket to represent Israel in the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. She is a very ambitious and determined 25-year-old, but despite her young age, Netta has a long background in music. She finished high school with excellence merit in extended music studies and went on to study in the renowned Rimon School of Music in the Electronic Studies department. In 2012 Netta was an instructor and manager of guide counsels in a professional “Camp for Young Musicians”. She served as a singer in the Israeli Navy band and continued her musical training in that framework. Later on, Netta was the house singer of the Bar Giora club for three years, also artistically directing its weekly Blues nights. In 2016 she co-founded an improvisation singing ensemble called The Experiment, touring all over Israel and collaborating with the famous Bat Sheva ensemble. She then received the leading role in the theatre production “Running on the Sea, with theatre professor Ruth Kanner and composer Avshalom Ariel, who is one of her backing vocalists this in this year’s competition. In 2017 Netta got another lead role, in Noam Inbar’s piece called “The Book of Challenges”, an acapella music work that was part of the Tel Aviv Museum’s “Singing in the Squares” project. Netta has been an active soloist for two years in the successful show group Gaberband, performing both in Israel and abroad and has been giving looping workshops for young musicians in middle- and high schools.