Eviatar Banai (also spelled Evyatar or (incorrectly) Evitar; born February 8, 1973) is an Israeli musician, singer and songwriter.
Banai was born in 1973 in Beer Sheva. The extended Banai family is notable as an outstanding family of Israeli artists; Eviatar is the younger brother of the actress Orna Banai and the singer and songwriter Meir Banai, although their father, Yitzhak Banai, was a judge.
Banai studied cinema in highschool. He also studied piano for eight years. While serving in the Israel Defense Forces he directed and wrote the screenplay and the music for a comedy film called Six, that was shown on Israel's Channel 1.
After his military service in the IDF Banai lived and worked in a kibbutz in the Golan Heights. There he wrote a play, which he hoped to stage in Tel Aviv.