In Russia the auditions round for the nations Junior Eurovision 2019 selection are underway in Moscow.
Russia’s search for their entrant in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019 is in full swing. Auditions have taken place in the past couple of days in the Russian capital, to select the singers and acts who will be competing in the nations selection for this years Junior Eurovision Song Contest.
The finalists in the Russian Junior Eurovision selection will be selected by a panel of judges. Once selected they will have until June 1 to prepare for the Russian selection show. The show will be taking place at the Artek International Children’s Center in Crimea.
Russia had their worst result to date in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest at the 2018 contest. Anna Filipchuk performed the song “Unbreakable” finishing 10th overall. The singer was 11th with the juries on 60 points and 7th in the online vote on 62 points. The nations worst result prior to 2018 was in 2008 when Mikhail Puntov finished 7th in Cyprus.
Source: Junior Eurovision Russia
Russia debuted in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2005 and has participated in the contest every year since. Russia won the contest for the first time in 2006 when they were represented by the Tolmachevy Twins with the song “Vesenniy jazz”, who scored a total of 154 points. Russia has never finished outside of the top 10 in their time at the contest, and have finished second twice, fourth four times and fifth once. Last year in Georgia, Russia won the contest for a second time represented by Polina Bogusevich and “Wings”.