Moscow calling! Russia, one of Junior Eurovision’s most successful countries, will return to the JESC stage in 2015.
Vladislav Yakovlev, the Executive Supervisor of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, confirmed the news via Twitter today:
— Vladislav Yakovlev (@Ya_VladislaV) July 28, 2015
Most people expected Russia to join again this year, as they have competed every year since debuting in 2005. And we mean compete. Of their 10 entries, seven have placed in the Top 5!
Alisa Kozhikina dazzled us on stage 2014 with her amazing power ballad “Dreamer”.
“Alisa is cute as can be and has an amazingly powerful voice live,” one of our jurors wrote. “Russia has the whole package this year and I wouldn’t mind if Moscow ends up hosting Junior Eurovision in 2015, because ‘Dreamer’ is a flawless, classic ballad.”
Russia won the contest in 2006 when the Tolmachevy Twins performed “Vesenniy jazz”. They later represented Russia in the adult contest with “Shine”.
Can Russia repeat this amazing feat again?
Russia 2014: Alisa Kozhikina – Dreamer
Photo: junioreurovision.tv (EBU)