Five artists are confirmed so far for the seventh edition of the Moscow Eurovision Party on April 21.

A total of five artists have confirmed that they will be attending the Moscow Eurovision Party on April 21. This years event is the seventh time that the Russian preview event has been held in the Russian Capital. The event which will see artists from across Europe attending will be held at the Vegas City Hall.

Confirmed so far as attending are:

  • Bulgaria – Kristian Kostov
  • Greece – Demy
  • Italy – Francesco Gabbani
  • Moldova – Sunstroke Project
  • Russia – Yulia Samoilova

Of the five artists confirmed as attending, this is the first which Demy this years Greek entrant has been announced as attending out of five planned Eurovision preview events. Furthermore Kristian Kostov’s appearance at the event marks the first time that a Bulgarian artist has attended the party.

One Eurovision Song Contest 2017 act has however declined to attend this years event in Moscow. NAVI from Belarus has turned down attending the event due to preparations for their largest concert yet on April 22 in Minsk. NAVI’s non-attendance marks the first time that a Belarusian act has skipped promoting themselves at the event since the Moscow Eurovision Party was launched. NAVI are currently in the midst of a pan-Belarus tour following their victory in the countries selection process in January.

To date five Eurovision preview events have been announced, the dates and locations are as follows:

  • Eurovision PreParty Riga – Riga – March 25
  • London Eurovision Party – London – April 2
  • Eurovision in Concert – Melkweg – April 8
  • Eurovision Spain Preview Party – Madrid – April 15
  • Moscow Eurovision Party – Moscow – April 21

While Spain has joined the line up of promotional events this year, there has been no information regarding the Maltese preview event which was held for the first time in 2016. It is understood that Israel Calling will once again take place this year, however details of the event are yet to be confirmed publicly by organisers.

Source: Moscow Eurovision Party