The late Galit Shira Borg (photo: screenshot, the Facebook page of the late Galit Shira Borg)
The singer Galit Shira Borg, who was one half of the duo Gili and Galit, died in a serious car accident involving her car, another car and a truck.
She was 54 years old when she died.
The accident happened on road 4314, near Kfar Daniel, while she was driving her car.
MDA medics and paramedics and a doctor from the Shamir-Assaf Harofeh Hospital determined Borg's death, and provided medical treatment to two lightly wounded, including a truck driver and the driver of another vehicle.
Borg was born in June 1968. Her father was the cousin of singer Mike Burnett.
In 1989, she represented Israel at the Eurovision Song Contest in Switzerland in the duo Gili and Galit, with the 12-year-old Gili Nathanel, in the song "The King's Road".
The promoter and producer Shlomo Tzach, who knew Borg, connected them.
After winning first place in the pre-Eurovision contest, they competed in Eurovision and came 12th out of 22 contestants.
They recorded an English version of their song, but the song was not successful abroad, and the duo did not continue their activities.
In 1991, Borg founded the Tramp band, and four years later competed for the title of "Girl of the Wheel of Fortune" on Channel 2. Borg lives intermittently in the United States, and in She released an album in Israel in 1994. At the end of the nineties she released a dance song under the stage name Galcia, and in 2005 she released an album called "Nogaat Bach". In
the first decade of the 21st century she repented, and then remarried and added the name Shira to her name.
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