With the Junior Eurovision season in full swing, more and more countries continue on with their preparations for Paris. One of the countries close to selecting their representative in Russia, as they have revealed the final 12 participants that will be competing in this year’s national final.
Who’s competing for the Russian ticket for Paris?
The name of the competing artists, as well as their entries
- Andrey Dobryshev – “100 Dorog” (100 Roads)
- Polina Etchik – “Vremya mechtat” (Time To Dream)
- Yulia Favrilova – “Moyo Imya lyubov” (My Name is Love)
- Sofia Fomenko – “Hey Mom”
- Maria Gulevich – “Moy Mir” (My World)
- Murad Kushlaev – “Naivnaya” (Naive)
- Lol & Pop – “Tantsuy” (Dance)
- OCHECHI – “Siyay” (Shine)
- Tanya Mezhentseva – “Mon Ami” (My Friend)
- Tania Sania – “Zakruzhit” (Whirl)
- Liza Trofimova – “Zachet” (Offset)
- Nikita Varentsov – “7.40”
Russia’s Junior Eurovision representative will be selected via a mixture of online voting and a professional jury (on a 50:50 basis). The online voting will open on October 20 and will be open until October 25. You can listen to the entries, as well as vote right here. Russia will hold the show to select its Junior Eurovision 2021 representative on October 26, with the show being broadcasted on Karousel on October 30.
Russia’s Junior Eurovision Journey
Russia has been participating in Junior Eurovision since 2006. Vladislav Krutskikh first represented Russia with the song “Doroga k solntsu” he placed 9th in the contest scoring 66 points. The country has won the contest twice, once with the Tolmachevy Sisters in 2007 with the song “Vesenniy jazz” and then again with Polina Bogusevich in 2017 with the song “Wings”.
In 2020 Russia was represented by Sofia Feskova with the song “My New Day” the song scored 88 points from the jury and the online vote, placing 10th in the contest.
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News Source: JESC-Russia
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