Voting has commenced to determine the Russian entry for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020.
Voting is now underway as the public vote for the act they want to see represent Russia at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020. Voting is open from today until the day before the Russian selection and will have a 50% say in the final result.
The acts competing and their songs are:
- Sophia Tumanova – Bolshe sveta (More light)
- Sofia Feskova – Moy novyy den (My new day)
- Sergey Filin and Veronica Litovchenko – V trendakh TikTok (In TikTok Trends)
- Artem Fokin – Vozmi moyu ruku (Take my hand)
- Sofia Shkepu – Alise
- Arseny Slesarev – Chto ty nadelala, baby? (What have you done, baby?)
- Rutger Garecht – Doroga – moya suba (The road is my destiny)
- Duet “LittleZ” (Mikhail Koval and Polina Koroleva) – Pervaya lyubov (First love)
- Sofia Kirsenko – Prosto zhit (Just live)
- Artem Morozov – Leti (Fly)
- Genych (Gennady Pereverdiev) – Nastroyeniye Panda (Mood Panda)
You can vote now here using a VK, OK, Mail.ru or Yandex account, voting closes on the September 24. The Russian national final will be recorded on September 25 with the show being broadcast on September 26.
Tatyana Mezhentseva and Denberel Oorzhak represented Russia at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019 with the song “A Time for Us”. They finished 13th in the final scoring 72 points. Russia was 15th with the jury scoring 15 points, while 8th with the online vote scoring 57 points.
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 had never finished outside of the top 10 in their time at the contest until 2019, 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”.