Hagit Yaso


Hagit Yaso, 25, is the winner of the ninth season of Israeli Idol. Yaso's parents immigrated to Israel from Ethiopia in the 1980s through Sudan, and she was born in Sderot. In her music, Hagit combines Hebrew, Amharic, English and Moroccan languages and styles. During her military service, Yaso served in a military band.

Hagit has performed for audiences around the world. She is featured in the documentary film Sderot: Rock in the Red Zone, and recently completed her first album.

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