Manizha has revealed that changes have been made to her performance of “Russian Woman” for the Eurovision Song Contest 2021.
Russia’s representative Manizha has revealed that changes have been made to her performance of “Russian Woman”, revealing that we will see a “more positive” performance in Rotterdam. Speaking to Tele Programma, she explained:
We do not complicate it, but we make it even more mobile, more positive. There will be new elements in my performance that will take my breath away.
It is known that Manizha will be joined by a number of backing singers for her performance on stage at the Ahoy Arena. Manizha will perform “Russian Woman” in the first half of the first semifinal, on May 18.
Who is Manizha?
Manizha Dalerovna Sangin was born on 8th July 1991 in Dushanbe, Tajikstan. The Russian-Tajik singer moved to Moscow, Russia, at three years old, and began her career in 2003 as a child singer, winning numerous competitions.
This year it was revealed that Russia would use a national final to select their 2021 Eurovision entry. Three acts competed, and the winner, Manizha, was determined by 100% televoting.
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Russia debuted in Eurovision in 1994 and has gone on to be one of the most successful countries in the contest. Since the mid-00s Russia has had a string of strong results including their first and only victory in 2008. Dima Bilan won the contest in Belgrade, Serbia with the song “Believe” taking the contest to Moscow in the following year.