Alexei Golubev has been announced as the person responsible for the staging of the Russian entry at Junior Eurovision 2019.
Alexei Golubev is returning to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest for a second year, as the Director behind this years Russian performance at the competition. Mr Golubev worked with the Kazakh delegation on their debut in 2018, creating the staging for “Ozine sen” which finished 6th with 171 points.
Mr Golubev has previously worked with the Russian delegation at the Eurovision Song Contest. In 2015 he worked with Polina Gagarina to stage “A Million Voices”, while in 2017 he created the stage show for “I Won’t Break”.
Who are Tatyana Mezhentseva and Denberel Oorzhak?
Ten year old Tatyana Mezhentseva is from Moscow, and began singing at just 4 years old. Her other hobbies include dance and gymnastics, as well as playing the piano and the flute. Denberel Oorzhak was born in the Republic of Tuva in 2006, and is most well-known for winning the show “You are Super!”, as well as Children’s New Wave. The pair met during the New Wave contest, and went on to enter the Russian Junior Eurovision selection show, where they came out victorious with their song “A Time For Us”.
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. At the 2017 contest in Georgia, Russia won the contest for a second time represented by Polina Bogusevich and “Wings”.