Auditions to find Israel's representative in the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest were held in October. Participants were scouted from various youth groups, competitions and stage schools. Shira Frieman and TimoTi Sannikov were selected to represent Israel as a duo, Shir & Tim.
The Israeli entry for Junior Eurovision is called Follow My Heart and was written by acclaimed songwriter Noam Horev who also wrote the lyrics for Israel’s entry in the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest, Milim. Dor Daniel composed the song and will also be in charge of musical production.
The official video for Follow My Heart will be released in the coming weeks. Israel last participated in Junior Eurovision in 2012 with the song Let The Music Win.