Tonight Russia will be the first country to select their Junior Eurovision 2012 representative. It starts at 14:00CET and is available to watch on Russia-1 and RTR Planeta. There are 20 acts taking part tonight including some familiar faces. Lerika who represented Moldova last year in Yerevan is back in 2011. Here are the 20 hopefuls:
1. Group “Sorvantsy”, Murmansk – Idut Geroi Kino (Heroes of movies are coming)
2. Lyoma Nal’giyeva, Nazran – Moya Metcha (My dream)
3. Alexandra Boldyreva, Rostov – 12345 (Pro Metchu) (About a dream)
4. Group “Akademiya Volshebnikov”, Nizhny Tagil – Shag navstrechu solntsu (Step towards the sun)
5. Ivan Pomarkov, Kansk – Raz, dva, tri (One, two, three)
6. Alisa Sementina, Ryzan – No Barbie, No Ken!
7. Valeriya Engalycheva (Lerika), Moscow – Sensatsiya (Sensation)
8. Vladlena Bogdanova, Moscow – V dvuh shagah ot metchy (Two steps away from the dream)
9. Renata Tazetdinova, Kazan – Angel
10. Ivan Smidovich, Moscow – Pervaja Lyubov (First Love)
11. Group “Tonika”, Novosibirsk – Zdravstuvy, Solntse (Hello, the sun)
12. Elizaveta Shorohova, Moscow – Ya Naidu (sovyu zvezdy) (I will find (My Star))
13. Bon Su Hen (Yana), Akban – Evro, Evro (Euro, Euro)
14. Evgeniy Shkunov, Moscow – Mama – ty eshyo molodaya! (Mum, your still young!)
15. Show-group “Delfin”, Izhevsk – ?
16. Vasiliya Matveeva, Tyumen – Stranny Kot (Strange at)
17. Diana Krillova, Kazan – Payat minut do uroka (Five minutes till lesson)
18. Morozova Alina, Kostroma – Devochka-vredina (Mean girl)
19. Kristina Kulesh, Kolyvan – Superstar
20. Alexey Myshkarev, Rybinsk – Tebe Daryu (I present to you)
During the show Katya Ryabova and Erik Rapp will perform a duet together. Then all of the day’s acts will perform a special version of “Party For Everybody” with Buranovskyie Babubshki themselves.