Daniel Yastremskiy has revealed that “Time” has undergone a revamp ahead of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Minsk.
“Time” the Belarusian entry for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018 has undergone a revamp. Daniel returned to the recording studio last week to record the updated version of his song for the competition in Minsk, Belarus. During the past week the singer has been speaking with the media about his Junior Eurovision participation and performed at the Minsk Arena which will host this years contest.
The singer revealed that in the days after winning the Belarusian selection that a number of complaints were lodged against his victory. Parents of a number of singers stated that Daniel’s victory was questionable, however the singer was able to prove that his victory was down to a nationwide advertising campaign.
Who is Daniel Yastremskiy?
Daniel Yastremisky was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA on the 12th February 2004. He moved to Minsk as a small child and has been taking part in music lessons since he was six years old. Since then he has taken part in numerous competitions and represented Belarus at New Wave Junior in 2017.
At the end of August, Daniel and nine other artists took to the national final stage and were judged by the public and jury. With his song “Time”, he took the victory and will represent his country at the upcoming contest in November.
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Belarus debuted at the first edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2003, and have been present at every contest since. To date, Belarus have won the contest twice – first in 2005 with Ksenia Sitnik and her song “My Vmeste”, which received 149 points, and the second time in 2007 with Alexey Zhigalkovich and his song “S Druz’yami”, which received a total of 137 points. Their worst entry came from Egor Volchek and his song “Spjavajtse So Mnoj” in 2004, which received only 9 points. Belarus have placed in the top 3 a total of 5 times to date.