Four dancers are set to join Tanya Mezhentseva on stage at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Paris, France.
Tanya has revealed today that four dancers will be joining her on stage in Paris at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. The singers Instagram story shows Tanya currently rehearsing with four young dancers:
- Darya Kirillova
- Masha Gavrilova
- Stas Polyakov
The dancers are all from FOT Family a dance studio that works with a number of TV productions and shows across Russia. Tanya will be performing “Mon Ami” for Russia at the contest at Le Seine Musicale on December 19.
Who is Tanya Mezhentseva?
Tatyana (Tanya) Mezhentseva was born on December 9th, 2009 in Moscow. She has been singing since the age of 4. Besides singing, Tatyana also plays piano and flute, dances, and does aerial gymnastics.
Tanya is no stranger to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, having represented Russia at the 2019 edition alongside Denberel Oorzhak. With their song “A Time For Us”, they finished in 13th position.
Image Source: JuniorEurovision.tv | Source: Tanya Mezhentseva
Russia made their 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”.