Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Mirror: surprisingly, Russia has found a singer for the “Eurovision” after the events of 2014 – BBC

It is surprising that Russia has found a singer who wants to represent the country at the contest “Eurovision”, after the events of 2014, writes columnist The Daily Mirror Carl Greenwood in its regular review of the participants of the musical event. This Polina Gagarina and her song A Million Voices received from the newspaper four stars out of five.

As recalled Greenwood, Russia made its debut at “Eurovision” in 1994 and won an honorable fourth place. This was followed by a few “bad years”, and in 2000 began a successful period for which Russia provided twice in second place twice – in the third and once – on the ground.

In 2014, the country was represented by sisters Maria and Anastasia Tolmachevy who booed because adopted in Russia the law banning promotion of homosexuality among minors, and it is unlikely in 2015, the situation will change, says Greenwood. According to him, Gagarin showed courage, and the song itself is not bad, but unfortunately, the word “cast doubt on the sincerity.” “Zero points, Russia”, – concludes the author.

Previous reported that this week in Vienna to host the anniversary, the 60th song contest “Eurovision».


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