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    WATCH Netanyahu Celebrates Israel's Eurovision Win With Chicken Dance

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    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has congratulated Israeli singer Netta on winning the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, saying said he was proud to be able to host it next year in Jerusalem.

    Benjamin Netanyahu celebrated Israeli Eurovision win with a chicken dance on his way to a cabinet meeting.

    Israel first won the contest in 1998. According to the rules of the music contest, next year's Eurovision will be hosted by the current winner. The choice of the city where the contest will take place remains at the discretion of the winning country's leadership.

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