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A whole week has passed sinceNoa Kirl'samazing performance on the biggest stage in Europe, and while some of us are still carried on the pyrotechnics fumes of the performances, the singer has already managed to jump in for a short vacation and then return to work. Between rehearsals and performances, the Unicorn found a moment to digest the experience.
In an emotional post on her Instagram page yesterday, Kirel summarized the journey she has undergone from being chosen to represent Israel to her amazing performance on stage: "I was informed that I was chosen to represent the State of Israel in July 2022, ten months have passed and here I am, little Noa from Ra'anana, standing with the Israeli flag on the Eurovision stage, looking around me and not believing that I am there," the star wrote, adding: "I worked hard. I was excited. Happy. Cried. Fell. I hurt. But mostly I was proud. I was proud to represent an entire country and know that you are all behind me. An opportunity to say thank you. For the hug I get. About the paragon, the love, the support, the help with voting. You walked hand in hand with me and it's a feeling I'll never be able to explain." Of course, the star did not forget to thank the members of the delegation who accompanied her, the professional staff and dancers, and of course, also her loving friend Tomer and her family who supported her all the way.
Over the weekend, it became clear that Kyrell's performance had caused a small diplomatic crisis, so to speak, after the Polish parliament did not like her words after the final: "To get 12 points from Poland after almost the entire Kyrell family was murdered in the Holocaust, is a real victory." The Poles announced that they would invite Noa to visit Poland to "see with her own eyes the places where Nazi Germany committed cruel crimes against Poles and Jews in our country."
- Noa Kirel
- Eurovision 2023