Apart from all the production costs, they gave us not one or two but four hosts - what will Israel do next year?
Benjamin Netanyahu was one of the first to congratulate Netta after her victory.
Singer Elina Nechayeva nailed her operatic belter La Forza, climaxing in a cacophony of Mariah Carey-esque whistle notes.
Netanyahu chose to open his weekly Cabinet meeting Sunday by noting Netta's win.
People weren't happy with an aspect of the Israeli entry's performance.
Certainly among the press, Netta had been nearly written off - with Cyprus, France, Ireland and Italy thought to be the more credible acts.
This being said, in terms of performances, the stage invader was arguably the main talking point and the final word on this issue should go to the Australian commentator, Joel Creasey.
Netta said the competition wasn't against Eleni, but was about challenging herself.
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She later resumed her song and finished to rapturous applause. In Saturday night's Eurovision final, Saara kept that tradition, only this time it was second last.
Dr ACactivism posted a video on Twitter explaining why he tried to make it on stage at the awards ceremony, in which he said: "The artists and the journalists of the United Kingdom media are working with a philosophy that says control and oppress".
The panel of judges had Barzilai third before the fan votes were accounted for.
"Eurovision is a family, and I am proud to be part of it".
We want to know if you thought the best entry won?
"It's never too late", he says.
The winning track, which contained refrains such as "I am not your toy, you stupid boy", summed up the concerns of many women who have adopted the growing global movement against sexual harassment. There had been no buzz around this act whatsoever.
The Eurovision Song Contest is known for it's extravagant stage displays, outrageous outfits and huge voices.