Belarus lived up to its reputation as Europe’s last dictatorship this evening by choosing a contestant with a dodgy record in a “contest” potentially fraught with voting irregularities.
Read the lyrics to “Rhythm of Love,” Alyona Lanskaya’s ESC 2013 song.
Egor has a great voice but, as we’ve known for several weeks now, it’s wasted on “A More-More.” This song about the sea leaves me feeling like I’m drowning—in an ocean of high, borderline shrill vocals. The first rehearsal confirmed our suspicions: This song ain’t gonna win.
This morning the Wiwi Jury snuck into Europe’s last dictatorship to review Belarus’ JESC 2012 song “A More-More.” Did we embrace young Egor for his talent and creativity? Or were we regretting that we made the journey to Minsk? Read on to find out…
She’s baaaaack. Alyona Lanskaya, the singer who “won” the right to represent Belarus last fall before being disqualified a few weeks later, is throwing her hat in the ring for Eurovision 2013.
From Europe’s last dictator ship comes “Oblaka Brodyagi”—a new single from Dmitry Koldun. We have no idea what that means in English.
Panamanian correspondent Mr Häggkvist listened to Egor Zheshko and suddenly found himself thinking of spaghetti and Donatella Versace. Here’s what he had to say about Belarus’ JESC 2012 contestant.
Read the lyrics to “A More-More”—Egor’s Zheshko’s entry for Junior Eurovision 2012. He’s representing Belarus and its state broadcaster BTRC.