Russia: Eurovision 2019 act to be revealed on February 9; Sergey Lazarev confirms being one of the candidates
Russian Eurovision 2019 representative to be announced on February 9 while Sergey Lazarev has confimred to be a candidate to represent the country in Tel Aviv.επιβεβαίωσε στα μέσα κοινωνικής δικτύωσης ότι αποτελεί πιθανός εκπρόσωπος της Ρωσίας για την Eurovision 2019.
According to the Channel One tv schedule Russian Eurovision 2019 representative will be revealed on February 9 at 15:30 CET. The initial version of the tv schedule referred to Sergey’s namely but was taken out afterwards.
THE INSTAGRAM POST
Meanwhile Russia’s Eurovision 2016 representative, Sergey Lazarev, confirmed through a post on his Instagram account that he is one of the potential Eurovsion acts for Russia. The artist metioned while being one of the candidates VGTRK has still not made its final decision.
Precisely, Sergey wrote on his Instagram post answering to a fan’s question:
It is not yet clear yet who is going (to Israel)! I am only one of the candidates!!
ONGOING MEDIA REPORTS ON SERGEY
The Russian media had reported in mid January that Sergey Lazarev will be the Eurovision 2019 Russian act for a second time. Further more social media posts from the so called Dream Team established such development as the most possible. Same reports want Philip Kirkorov and Dimitris Kontopoulos being behind Sergey’s Eurovision entry and Ilias Kokotos on the production. In addition, Fokas Evangelinos seems to be once again the stage director. However this time Sergey’s song will be different than the one in 2016 as this time we will see a dynamic ,epic ballad which has been recorded with a full symphony orchestra
Sergey Lazarev represented Russia at Eurovision 2016 in Stockholm, where he topped the televoting but came 3rd in the overall results. Lets remember his energetic impressive performance in Globen Arena :