Netta from Israel celebrates after winning the Eurovision song contest in Lisbon, Portugal, Saturday, May 12, 2018 during the Eurovision Song Contest grand final. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)

Eurovision pushed to boycott event in Israel

With musicians from 42 countries – including Australia – competing in Israel next month, Eurovision will attract criticism for more than the usual.

There’s a high-profile push to boycott this year’s event, in protest at Israel’s treatment of Palestinians.

Listen to the report by Eric Tlozek on the ABC AM program.