Anna Trincher Ukraine Junior Eurovision 2015

No one quite does staging like Ukraine. In the past they’ve given us hell machines, sand artists and hamster wheels. Now you can add giant lotus flower to the list. As the performance begins, the petals opens to reveal Anna Trincher inside. She’s wearing a peach/salmon coloured chiffon cape, and acts as the flower’s stamen.

The background is nothing short of breathtaking. We see an amazing waterfall transform into a shark into a school of fish into a pod of whales. We then leave the maritime setting behind, and head to the plush canopies of the rain forests. However, as “Pochny z Sebe” reaches its dramatic climax, the serenity gives way to scenes of an erupting volcano, lava envelopes everything. But all’s well that ends well. The peaceful imagery returns once more, as we glimpse the earth from outer space. You can even make out the continents beneath the clouds.

Anna delivers the song with gusto. We feel her passion. She werks her angles, while her dress changes colour as the performance progresses. A less capable artist might get swallowed up by the busyness of the staging, but Anna keeps her head above the water. This has all the makings of a show stopper.

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Photo: EBU (Credit: Elena Volotova/Vladimir Dudakliev)

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5 years ago

Anna’s voice is great but the song is quite boring. Her previous song ‘Nebo znaye’ was much better than this.

Österrike
Österrike
5 years ago

On a sidenote, the graphic design is very much like it was in Vienna. So original! Last year Malta also recycled the Danish graphics.

PP
PP
5 years ago

Mitchelvaneijk

For me uptempo songs are from Armenia, Georgia, Malta, Albania , Macedonia,Montenegro, for me rest songs are ballads with different tempo.

Drakula
Drakula
5 years ago

I think I am in minority, but I don’t get the hype about this song. For me it’s very generic and unoriginal. The only good thing about it is Anna, who is a great singer. Maybe this will grow on me but for now it’s one of my least favorite songs from this year.

YoungsterJoey
YoungsterJoey
5 years ago

Basically National Geographic is playing the background. This song is REALLY growing on me.

Mitchelvaneijk
5 years ago

You call this a ballad? @PP

PP
PP
5 years ago

For me this is most boring ballad from this year Junior Eurovision.

SpirK
SpirK
5 years ago

And this is how you slay. Great song with a breathtaking, creative performance. Ukraine is securing a top 5 placing at least.