Kirel nails it in 1st Eurovision Song Contest rehearsal

Eurovision blog describes Kirel's performance as a polished pop-video performance well worth waiting for and Israel's Kan public broadcaster says rehearsal is a phenomenal success while Noa's mother sums it up with 'you were perfect'

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Noa Kirel hugs Mom after rehearsal
Noa Kirel on Monday held her first rehearsal ahead of her performance in the Eurovision Semi-Finals on May 9. "You were perfect," her mom said when she was done.
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According to the contest's official site, Kirel is expected to give a polished pop-video performance well worth waiting for.
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נועה קירל בחזרה ראשונה לאירוויזיון
נועה קירל בחזרה ראשונה לאירוויזיון
Noa Kirel during rehearsal ahead of Eurovision Song Contest
(Photo: EBU)
"Noa starts her performance in a huge box lit with LEDs, with some nice rotating camerawork and lots of strobe lighting. She's supported by five backing dancers, all in matching black and pink costumes, and the whole routine is pop-video polished from start to finish," the competition's blog read.
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נועה קירל בחזרה ראשונה לאירוויזיון
נועה קירל בחזרה ראשונה לאירוויזיון
Noa Kirel during rehearsal ahead of Eurovision Song Contest
(Photo: EBU)
"Do you wanna see me dance? asks Noa. Yes, yes we do. And we can confirm that it’s well worth the wait. That's how you kick off a Monday."
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נועה קירל בחזרות לאירוויזיון
Noa Kirel during rehearsal ahead of Eurovision Song Contest
(Pgoto: EBU)
"Noa's first rehearsal on the Eurovision stage ended in phenomenal success," Israel's Kan public broadcaster and a member of EBU said in a statement.
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נועה קירל בחזרה ראשונה לאירוויזיון
נועה קירל בחזרה ראשונה לאירוויזיון
Noa Kirel during rehearsal ahead of Eurovision Song Contest
(Photo: EBU)
"Special enthusiasm, of the audience present, came during her dance number which opens with special props creating an optical illusion of a tunnel," Kan went on to say.
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נועה קירל בחזרה ראשונה לאירוויזיון
נועה קירל בחזרה ראשונה לאירוויזיון
Noa Kirel during rehearsal ahead of Eurovision Song Contest
(Photo: EBU)
Kirel said in a statement that she was excited to get on the Liverpool stage for the first time. "I am proud to represent my country," she said
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