Milim La'Ahava (Words For Love)
Infobox ESC entry
song = flagicon|Israel "Milim La'Ahava"
year = 2003
country = Israel
languages = Hebrew, English
composer = Yoni Roehe
lyricist = Yossi Gispan
place = 19th
points = 17
lyrics = [http://www.diggiloo.net/?2003il from Diggiloo Thrush]
prev = Nadlik Beyakhad Ner
prev_link = Nadlik Beyakhad Ner (Light A Candle)
next = Leha'amin
next_link = Leha'amin
"Milim La'Ahava (Words For Love)" (Hebrew script: מילים לאהבה) was the
Israeli entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 2003, performed in Hebrew and English (with some lyrics in Greek, French and Spanish) by Lior Narkis.
The song is an up-tempo number, in which Narkis tells his lover that he can't find the right way to tell her about his feelings. Thus, he pledges to "study languages, beautiful words" in order to find the words in every language. He then proceeds to relate his feelings in five languages, ending with the Hebrew equivalent - which is prefaced by "or simply", implying that perhaps a really detailed attempt at finding the words was pointless to begin with.
The song was performed thirteenth on the night (following
Spain's Beth with Dime and preceding the Netherlands' Esther Hartwith One More Night). At the close of voting, it had received 17 points, placing 19th in a field of 26, thus requiring Israel to qualify from the semi-final at their next Contest appearance.
The lyrics involved a man declaring his love for his girlfriend in many different languages. There were two verses in Hebrew, and the Chorus featured "I love you" said in six different languages, including English, French, Italian, Greek and Hebrew. Lior Narkis was accompanied on stage by five women in black dresses, each with a different colour petticoat. They originally wore shirts and ties, but these were discarded midway through the song, to reveal bodices decorated with the different ways of saying "I Love You", mentioned in the song- each woman had their slogan written in the same colour as their petticoat.
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