- 20 May 2015
Russian singer Polina Gagarina reached the final of “Eurovision”, presenting the song “A Million Voices” (“A Million Voices”).
His pop career Polina Gagarin’s start with the popular reality show “Star Factory 2″, after which released two albums.
In the first semifinal, held on Tuesday in Vienna, besides Gagarin participated performers from 15 countries.
Only 10 were selected for finals – the representatives of Albania, Armenia, Belgium, Hungary, Greece, Georgia, Russia, Romania, Serbia and Estonia.
To the dismay of many fans, the finals have not passed the Finnish punk band Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivä, which play musicians with Down’s syndrome, as well as teenage boyzbend Danish Anti Social Media.
The second semifinal of “Eurovision”, which will act as representatives of 17 other countries, including one of the favorites of the public, the Swede Mons Zelmerlev, held on Thursday.
The final concert of “Eurovision” will be held the evening of May 23 at the Arena Wiener Stadthalle, designed for 11 thousand spectators.
Traditionally, the finale of the host country, whose representative won the previous contest.
In 2014, the best on “Eurovision” has been recognized by the scandalously famous “woman with a beard,” Conchita Wurst, in a manner that serves the Austrian singer Tom Neuwirth.
“Contest “carried out since 1956. This year, on the anniversary of the competition invitation to speak on it received Australia, which in Vienna will present the young singer Guy Sebastian.
Since 2009, the voting rules on” Eurovision “have been significantly changed: Now total score of each contestant’s performance depends not only on the telephone voting, but also the decision of a special jury of professional musicians.