Dima Bilan has shown his support for this year’s Belarusian Eurovision entrant Alekseev.
Ahead of the first semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 tonight, Eurovision 2008 winner Dima Bilan took to social media to show his support for Belarus’ artist Alekseev.
10 years ago, on May 24, in Belgrade, at the musical contest Eurovision, I performed at number 24, with the song Believe! Today, on May 8, at number 8, talented musician Alekseev with the composition FOREVER!
Randomness is not accidental! In the magic of numbers I believe! In the first semifinal, I give my preference to him! Vote for Belarus!
Nikita, good luck! “Everything will turn out!”
10 лет назад, 24 мая, в Белграде, на музыкальном конкурсе #eurovision, я выступал под номером 24, с песней #Believe! Сегодня, 8 мая, под номером 8, выступает талантливый музыкант #ALEKSEEV @alekseev_officiel с композицией #FOREVER! ???? Случайности не случайны! В магию чисел верю! В первом полуфинале своё предпочтение я отдаю ему! Голосуйте за #Belarus! Никита, а тебе удачи! ✌Все получится! 8⃣! #билан #димабилан #eurovision2008 #eurovision2018 #беларусь #bilan #dimabilan #lisbon #alekseevforever #portugal/ 10 years ago, on May 24, in Belgrade, I performed at number 24 at the #eurovision musical contest with the song #Believe! Today, May 8, a talented musician #ALEKSEEV @alekseev_officiel is performing at number 8 with the song #FOREVER ! ???? Randomness is not accidental! I believe in magic of numbers! I’m giving my preference to him in the first semifinal! Vote for #Belarus! Nikita, and good luck to you! ✌Everything will be great! #Bilan #dimabilan #eurovision #eurovision2018 #lisbon #alekseevforever
Dima Bilan won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2008 with his song “Believe”, the first and only time Russia has won the contest to date. He also participated in the 2006 contest with “Never Let You Go”.
Alekseev will represent Belarus at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. He won the Belarusian selection process topping both the public and jury voting. The singer rose to fame having participated in the Voice of Ukraine and has gone on to be a rising star in Ukraine and the CIS. He had originally entered the Ukrainian selection process for Eurovision 2018, before withdrawing and opting to try and represent Belarus instead.
Source: Dima Bilan
Belarus debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2004 and has made it to the final on four occasions. For the past two years, Belarus has failed to make it through to the final of the Eurovision Song Contest. Belarus’ best result in the contest came in 2007 when Dmitry Koldun finished 6th in the final with a total of 145 points. In total Belarus has qualified for the Eurovision final five times in fourteen attempts.