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Russia: Do we have the first 2022 representative?

It is no secret that Philip Kirkorov stated that “the dream team” will be in charge of Russia’s representative for Eurovision 2022, but no one expected to have the news so soon as this year’s contest just wrapped less than three weeks ago. Kirkorov was pictured with composer Dimitris Kontopoulos and stage director Fokas Evangelis along side Russian/Azeri singer JONY, who was also rumored to be Azerbaijani …

Eurovision 2021: A report on the Semifinal 1 Allocation draw

Rotterdam, 18 May 2021 Goedenavond from Rotterdam! The first semifinal is behind us, and provided us with the first 10 qualifying finalists. NORWAY (Tix – Fallen Angel) ISRAEL (Eden Alene – Set Me Free) RUSSIA (Manizha – Russian Woman) AZERBAIJAN (Efendi – Mata Hari) MALTA (Destiny – Je me casse) LITHUANIA (The Roop – Discoteque) CYPRUS (Elena Tsagrinou – El …

Who will qualify from Semi-Final 1? It’s time to predict the qualifiers!

All photos used in this article credited to the EBU/AVROTROS – Nathan Reinds, Andres Putting, Thomas Hanses. It’s crunch time – in two days, the Eurovision Song Contest will finally return to our screens after a two-year gap, and it’s fair to say the excitement and hype is stronger than ever for Europe’s favourite competition to return. On Tuesday evening, …

Second Rehearsals: The first five countries to rehearse

Rotterdam, 12 May 2021 ‘Sup you fools! ESCUnited here from the AHOY Arena, with your daily dose of Eurovision News. Here’s our report on the first five countries to perform their second rehearsal today. 01. Lithuania (#LTU) The Roop – “Discoteque” The Lithuanian band enter the stage with confidence and are bang on the entire time. Discoteque is a flurry …

RUSSIA: Manizha is not afraid to perform “Russian woman” during the first rehearsal.

Rotterdam, 8 May 2021 Gentlewomen and sympathizers, it’s time for our third Rehearsal update. This time we’ll be looking at Russia’s “Russian women” and whether these slavic girls knew how to use their charm and beauty. More details below. Country: Russia (#RUS) Act: Manizha Song:  “Russian Woman” Semifinal: First (18/05/2021) Position in Running Order: 03/16 Russia are going with a …

Road to Rotterdam: Manizha (Russia)

In the lead up to the rehearsals in Rotterdam, we continue to profile all 39 of this year’s competing artists and detailing their journey to Eurovision 2021. Today we take a look at the journey of Manizha, a Tajik-born singer who has turned heads and raised eyebrows on her way to Rotterdam with her powerful positive messages, defiance and no-nonsense …

Russia: Manizha releases studio version of “Russian Woman” on streaming services

She was the winner of Russia’s national final last week and earned the right to fly the Russian Flag in Rotterdam. Manizha wowed everyone that night with her performance of her 2021 Eurovision entry “Russian Woman.” However, the song wasn’t officially published yet before the National Final. She took the time and revamped the song a bit. Today, the final …

Russian Woman Manizha will fly the Russian flag in Rotterdam

Today, Russia finally decided who is going to represent them at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Rotterdam. After selecting their artist internally for already 8 years long, they surprisely announced a last-minute National Final last week. Before the show aired tonight, it was whether unknown who were the acts that will be competing in tonight’ show. Also we got …

Russia: Little Big tease a pending song release… on the day of the Russian National Final.

Moscow, 4 March 2021 When Russia announced their improptu national final a few days back, the rumours about the hows and whys and whats spread around the internet like wildfire. Most of them were absolute hearsay of course, so they don’t bear repeating. Going through them is like scrounging a dumpster for scraps of food. However, amidst the pandemonium, Little …

Russia: Channel 1 confirms national final on 8th of March

After some speculations last week, Russian broadcaster Channel One just confirmed Russia is going to held a National Final! Russia will choose their representative on the 8th of March at 20:00 CET. The announcement was accompanied with a trailer starring breakdancer Dmitry Krasilov from Little Big’s “Uno” music video dancing along the announcement. It’s still unclear if Little Big will …

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