Israel's Netta - and her chicken dance - win Eurovision

13 May 2018, 17:55 | Updated: 13 May 2018, 19:40

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By Beci Wood

Israel's Netta Barzilai emerged victorious at the Eurovision song contest after her performance - complete with a chicken dance - wowed viewers.

The singer's quirky dance song Toy earnt 529 points, pipping Cyprus' entry Fuego to the winner's spot in the final stages of the competition.

Netta, who wore a kimono while performing her apparently trademark moves, thanked the public for "choosing different and celebrating diversity" as she celebrated her win on stage.

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She added: “I don’t think I have to say much after what happened tonight. After a majority chose me.