The English version of Russia’s entry for Junior Eurovision 2021 “Mon Ami” has been released.
Tanya Mezhentseva has released a fully English version of the song she will represent Russia with at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021. The version of “Mon Ami” released today features a revamped backing track following her victory in the nation’s selection process.
The revamped version of “Mon Ami” has been worked on by Alex Davia who has previously worked on a number of Eurovision Song Contest entries. He was the author behind Moldova’s 2007 and 2012 entries, while he also produced the nation’s songs in 2009 and 2010.
Russia placed 10th in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020 represented by Sofia Feskova. Russia was 10th with both the public and juries scoring exactly 44 points from each vote.
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Russia made its debut in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2005 and has participated in the contest every year since. The country 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”.