2018欧洲电视歌唱大赛 以色列歌手夺冠
2018-05-17 13:20:00


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这里是《今日热点》节目。

Netta Barzilai is sassy, she is fun and she can sing.(2)
妮塔·巴梓莱(Netta Barzilai)活泼、幽默而且会唱歌。

Now, the 25-year-old Israeli is the winner of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest.(3)
这位25岁的以色列姑娘夺得了2018年欧洲电视歌唱大赛冠军。

She won with a catchy dance song about women’s empowerment called “Toy.”(4)
她凭借一首朗朗上口的呼吁女性独立的舞曲《玩具》夺冠。

It is Israel’s first win since 1998, and fourth win overall.Netta beat competitors from 42 other countries.(5)
这是以色列自1998年以后再次夺冠,也是以色列第4次夺冠。 妮塔击败了其他42个国家的参赛选手。

About 200 million people watched this year’s contest, held in Lisbon, Portugal.Votes came in live Saturday from the capitals of participating countries.(6)
约2亿人观看了今年在葡萄牙里斯本举行的歌唱大赛。周六,电视台现场转播了各参与国首都的公投结果。

The final moments were tense, with Israel in a close, five-way race with Cyprus, Austria, Sweden and Germany.(7)
总决赛格外紧张,以色列与塞浦路斯、奥地利、瑞典和德国进行了一场胶着的比赛。

Thousands of Israelis took to the streets early Sunday to celebrate Netta’s victory.(8)
周日一早,数千名以色列民众涌上街头庆祝妮塔夺冠。

Fans gathered at Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square.The City Hall building there was lit up to spell “Toy.”(9)
大批粉丝聚集在特拉维夫拉宾广场。市政厅大楼亮起的灯光拼成了“玩具”字样。

Electronic signs throughout Tel Aviv congratulated Netta.(10)
特拉维夫所有的电子显示屏纷纷祝贺妮塔夺冠。

Netta was already a huge hit in Israel thanks to her personality and humorous performances.(11)
妮塔凭借风趣的个性和幽默的表演早已在以色列名声大噪。

Her winning song’s main line is “I’m not your toy, You stupid boy, I’ll take you down.”(12)
这首夺冠曲的歌词为“我不是你的玩具,你这个蠢男孩,我会打倒你。”

Her message seems to appeal to fans.(13)
该歌词所传达的信息似乎吸引了众多粉丝。

The song had more than 20 million views on Eurovision’s YouTube page even before Saturday’s main event.(14)
周六决赛开始前,这首歌在欧洲歌唱大赛视频网站上已有2000多条评论。

Her win means Israel will host next year’s Eurovision contest.(15)
妮塔夺冠意味着下届歌唱大赛将在以色列举办。

But it also means much more than that. Israel often feels under siege.(16)
但是它的意义远不止如此。 以色列时常感到被包围。

And it celebrates international success that supports its image of itself as a normal country -- in a big way.(17)
在国际赛事上夺冠在很大程度上巩固了其正常国家的形象。

A win at the hugely popular Eurovision contest is as big as it gets.(18)
在如此大型、受欢迎的欧歌赛上夺冠意义重大。

For example, “Hallelujah” became the country’s unofficial national song after it won Eurovision for Israel in the late 1970s.(19)
例如,20世纪70年代后期,歌曲《哈利路亚》在欧歌赛上为以色列夺冠后成为了该国的非正式国歌。

And Dana International became a national hero when she won with “Diva” in 1998.(20)
1998年,Dana International凭借《Diva》夺冠后成为以色列的民族英雄。

Netta took congratulatory phone calls from the nation’s leaders.(21)
以色列国家领导人亲自致电祝贺妮塔夺冠。

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called her Israel’s “greatest ambassador.”(22)
以色列总理内塔尼亚胡称赞她是“以色列的最佳大使。”

Izhar Cohen was Israel’s first Eurovision winner back in 1978.(23)
1978年,Izhar Cohen成为以色列第一位在欧歌赛上夺冠的歌手。

He told the Associated Press that Netta’s win is “a moment of joy that makes everybody together….”(24)
他告诉美联社记者:妮塔的夺冠是“让大家欢聚在一起的欢乐时刻……。”

“Because we are separated with so many views and political sides and all that, this contest made us one country, one people and I’m so happy for that,” he said.(25)
他说:“因为观点和政治立场不一,我们变得分散,但是这场比赛让我们团结成一个国家,一个整体,很高兴目睹这样的场面”。

News of Israel hosting next year’s contest in Jerusalem came as Israel marked the yearly Jerusalem Day, the anniversary of what it describes as the city’s "unification" following the 1967 war.(26)
以色列宣布将在耶路撒冷举办下届欧歌赛的消息时,该国正在庆祝一年一度的耶路撒冷日,这一天是1967年战争后标志城市统一的纪念日。

It also came a day before the United States officially moved its embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv.(27)
而次日的5月14日,美国正式将大使馆从特拉维夫迁往耶路撒冷。

On Saturday night, the Eurovision television hosts turned to each country to hear their votes. Jerusalem was the only capital city not called by name.(28)
周六晚间,欧歌赛主持人在听每个参赛国的公投结果时,耶路撒冷是唯一没有被点到名的国家首都。

As she picked up her award saturday, Netta shouted to the crowd, “I love my country. Next time in Jerusalem!”(29)
当巴梓莱捧起奖杯后,她冲观众大喊:“我爱我的祖国,来年耶路撒冷见!”

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